Understanding the links between labour and
development (co-edited with Christophe. Nordman), European Journal of Development Research, 26(4),
2014. download introduction
Evolution, path dependency and anachronisms (co-edited with Antonio Savoia), Journal of Development Studies,
2016. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2015.1060319 .
Selected articles in peer reviewed journals (full list of publications is available in the detailed
Crop choice, drought and gender: New insights into smallholders'
response to weather shocks in Uganda (with P. Agamile and J. Golan), Journal of Agricultural Economics,
Performance of large scale irrigation projects in sub-Saharan Africa (lead author: T. Higginbotton;
co-authors: T. Foster, R. Adhikari and S. Redicker), Nature Sustainability
, 2021: 10.1038/s41893-020-00670-7
The political economy of child labor. Handbook of labor, human resources and population economics:2021:
Off-farm labor supply and correlated shocks. New theoretical insights and
evidence from Malawi. (with S. Gangopadhyay, K. Michaelowa and A. Weber). Economic Development and Cultural Change,
63, 361-391, 2015. download
Is women's ownership of land a panacea
in developing countries? Evidence from land owning households in Malawi (with S. Bhaumik and I. Gang). Journal of Development
impact of food and economic crises on diet and nutrition (with I. Gang, D. Hoffman and P. Gbakou), Journal of Development
Studies, 2014: DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2014.957274. download
Remittances and chain migration: longitudinal evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina (with F.C. Wolff), Journal
of Development Studies, forthcoming. download
The global food crisis: disaster, opportunity
or non-event? (with P. Gbakou), World Development, 46, 185-196, 2013. download
Good and bad
institutions: is the debate over? Cross-country firm level evidence from the textile industry. (with S. Bhaumik). Cambridge
Journal of Economics, 38(1), 109-126, 2013.
Does human capital endowment
of FDI recipient countries really matter? (with S. Bhaumik), Review of Development Economics, 17(3), 559-570, 2013.
private transfers enhance maternal labor supply? (with F.C. Wolff), Journal of Population Economics, 24(3), 911-933,
of labor in urban West Africa. Insights from the pattern of labor supply and skill premiums (with C. Nordman and F. Roubaud).
Review of Development Economics, 14(1), 74-92, 2010.
and the donor’s labour supply. Evidence from migrants living in France (with F.C. Wolff), The Manchester School,
77(2), 204-244, 2009.
Are private transfers poverty and inequality reducing? (with F.C. Wolff), Journal of Comparative
Economics, 36(4), 584-598, 2008.
Grandchild care transfers by ageing immigrants in France: Intra-household allocations
and labour market implications (with F.C. Wolff), European Journal of Population, 24(3), 315-340, 2008.
Self-selection and wages during volatile transition (with I. Gang), Journal of Comparative
Economics, 35(3), 612-619, 2007.
research programmes/work in progress:
Behavioral preferences and invesments in children: field experiments in
Ivory Coast (with A. Basu)