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Publications and Working Papers:
Some recent papers Stefan Dercon
"Growth and Chronic Poverty: Evidence from Rural Communities in Ethiopia," 2012 (with John Hoddinott and Tassew Woldehanna) The Journal of Development Studies, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 48(2), pages 238-253, February.
"Political Connections and Social Networks in Targeted Transfer Programs: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia," 2012 (with Bet Caeyers) Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 60(4), pages 639 - 675.
"Aid And Agency In Africa Explaining Food Disbursements Across Ethiopian Households, 1994-2004," 2012 (with Nzinga H. Broussard and Rohini Somanathan) Working papers 208, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.
"School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores," 2011 (with Jishnu Das, James Habyarimana, Pramila Krishnan, Karthik Muralidharan, Venkatesh Sundararaman), 2011.NBER Working Papers 16830, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc
"Beyond Fatalism - An empirical exploration of self-efficacy and aspirations failure in Ethiopia," (with Tanguy Bernard and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse), 2011,. Centre for the Study of African Economies Working Paper Series 2011-03, University of Oxford.
"Live aid revisited: long-term impacts of the 1984 Ethiopian famine on children", (with Catherine Porter), Centre for the Study of African Economies, Working Paper Series 2010-39, University of Oxford.
"Migration and Economic Mobility in Tanzania: Evidence from a Tracking Survey" (with Kathleen Beegle and Joachim De Weerdt), Review of Economics and Statistics, August 2011, 93: 1010-1033.
"Consumption risk, technology adoption, and poverty traps: evidence from Ethiopia," (with L.Christiaensen), (2011) Journal of Development Economics, 96(2): 159-173
“The intergenerational impact of the African orphans crisis: a cohort study from an HIV/AIDS affected area”, 2009 with K.Beegle and J.De Weerdt), International Journal of Epidemiology, 38 (2): 561-568.