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First Name: Richard
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Last Name: Akresh
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RePEc Short-ID: pak31

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Homepage: http://faculty.las.illinois.edu/akresh/
Postal Address: 1407 West Gregory Drive David Kinley Hall, Room 214 Urbana, IL 61801
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Affiliation

(50%) Department of Economics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Location: Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (United States)
Homepage: http://www.economics.illinois.edu/
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Phone: (217) 333-0120
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Postal: 330 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820
Handle: RePEc:edi:deuiuus (more details at EDIRC)
(50%) Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Location: Bonn, Germany
Homepage: http://www.iza.org/
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Postal: P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn
Handle: RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Akresh, Richard & de Walque, Damien & Kazianga, Harounan, 2013. "Cash transfers and child schooling : evidence from a randomized evaluation of the role of conditionality," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6340, The World Bank.
  2. Richard Akresh & Damien de Walque & Harounan Kazianga, 2012. "Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso," NBER Working Papers 17785, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Akresh, Richard & Bagby, Emilie & de Walque, Damien & Kazianga, Harounan, 2012. "Child labor, schooling, and child ability," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5965, The World Bank.
  4. Akresh, Richard & Bhalotra, Sonia R. & Leone, Marinella & Osili, Una O., 2011. "War and Stature: Growing Up During the Nigerian Civil War," IZA Discussion Papers 6194, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  5. Richard Akresh & Eric V. Edmonds, 2011. "Residential Rivalry and Constraints on the Availability of Child Labor," NBER Working Papers 17165, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Akresh, Richard & Chen, Joyce J. & Moore, Charity, 2011. "Altruism, Cooperation, and Efficiency: Agricultural Production in Polygynous Households," IZA Discussion Papers 6265, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  7. Philip Verwimp & Tom Bundervoet & Richard Akresh, 2010. "The Impact of Violent Conflict on Child Health: What Are the Channels?," Policy Briefings, MICROCON - A Micro Level Analysis of Violent Conflict 6, MICROCON - A Micro Level Analysis of Violent Conflict.
  8. Richard Akresh & Leonardo Lucchetti & Harsha Thirumurthy, 2010. "Wars and Child Health: Evidence from the Eritrean-Ethiopian Conflict," HiCN Working Papers 89, Households in Conflict Network.
  9. Akresh, Richard & Bagby, Emilie & de Walque, Damien & Kazianga, Harounan, 2010. "Child ability and household human capital investment decisions in Burkina Faso," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5370, The World Bank.
  10. Akresh, Richard & Edmonds, Eric V., 2010. "The Analytical Returns to Measuring a Detailed Household Roster," IZA Discussion Papers 4759, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  11. Richard Akresh & Damien de Walque, 2008. "Armed Conflict and Schooling: Evidence from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide," HiCN Working Papers 47, Households in Conflict Network.
  12. Akresh, Richard & Redstone Akresh, Ilana, 2008. "Using Achievement Tests to Measure Language Assimilation and Language Bias among Immigrant Children," IZA Discussion Papers 3532, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  13. Bundervoet, Tom & Verwimp, Philip & Akresh, Richard, 2007. "Health and Civil War in Rural Burundi," IZA Discussion Papers 2951, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  14. Akresh, Richard & Verwimp, Philip & Bundervoet, Tom, 2007. "Civil war, crop failure, and child stunting in Rwanda," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4208, The World Bank.
  15. Akresh, Richard & Verwimp, Philip, 2006. "Civil War, Crop Failure, and the Health Status of Young Children," IZA Discussion Papers 2359, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  16. Akresh, Richard, 2005. "Risk, Network Quality, and Family Structure: Child Fostering Decisions in Burkina Faso," IZA Discussion Papers 1471, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  17. Akresh, Richard, 2005. "Understanding Pareto Inefficient Intrahousehold Allocations," IZA Discussion Papers 1858, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  18. Akresh, Richard, 2004. "Adjusting Household Structure: School Enrollment Impacts of Child Fostering in Burkina Faso," IZA Discussion Papers 1379, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

Articles

  1. Akresh, Richard & Lucchetti, Leonardo & Thirumurthy, Harsha, 2012. "Wars and child health: Evidence from the Eritrean–Ethiopian conflict," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 99(2), pages 330-340.
  2. Richard Akresh & Emilie Bagby & Damien de Walque & Harounan Kazianga, 2012. "Child Ability and Household Human Capital Investment Decisions in Burkina Faso," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 61(1), pages 157 - 186.
  3. Richard Akresh & Sonia Bhalotra & Marinella Leone & Una Okonkwo Osili, 2012. "War and Stature: Growing Up during the Nigerian Civil War," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(3), pages 273-77, May.
  4. Richard Akresh & Joyce J. Chen & Charity T. Moore, 2012. "Productive Efficiency and the Scope for Cooperation in Polygynous Households," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 94(2), pages 395-401.
  5. Richard Akresh & Philip Verwimp & Tom Bundervoet, 2011. "Civil War, Crop Failure, and Child Stunting in Rwanda," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 59(4), pages 777 - 810.
  6. Richard Akresh & Redstone Akresh, 2011. "Using Achievement Tests to Measure Language Assimilation and Language Bias among the Children of Immigrants," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 46(3), pages 647-667.
  7. Richard Akresh, 2009. "Flexibility of Household Structure: Child Fostering Decisions in Burkina Faso," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 44(4).
  8. Tom Bundervoet & Philip Verwimp & Richard Akresh, 2009. "Health and Civil War in Rural Burundi," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 44(2).

Chapters

  1. Richard Akresh & Damien de Walque & Harounan Kazianga, 2014. "Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso," NBER Chapters, in: African Successes: Human Capital National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

NEP Fields

29 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (20) 2005-02-01 2006-10-28 2006-11-25 2007-04-28 2007-09-02 2008-02-09 2008-04-29 2008-06-21 2010-05-02 2010-12-04 2011-03-19 2011-03-26 2012-01-03 2012-01-25 2012-02-01 2012-02-20 2012-02-20 2013-01-07 2013-02-03 2013-08-31. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2006-10-28 2006-11-25 2007-04-28
  3. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (4) 2012-07-23 2013-01-07 2013-02-03 2013-08-31
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (19) 2005-05-29 2005-05-29 2006-10-28 2007-04-28 2007-09-02 2008-02-09 2008-04-29 2008-06-21 2008-07-14 2010-03-06 2010-12-04 2011-03-19 2012-01-03 2012-01-25 2012-02-01 2012-02-20 2013-01-07 2013-02-03 2013-08-31. Author is listed
  5. NEP-EDU: Education (5) 2005-05-29 2008-06-21 2008-09-13 2013-02-03 2013-08-31. Author is listed
  6. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2012-01-25
  7. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2013-08-31
  8. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (7) 2006-10-28 2007-09-02 2008-02-09 2008-04-29 2010-05-02 2011-03-19 2011-03-26. Author is listed
  9. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (3) 2012-01-03 2012-02-01 2013-01-07
  10. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (4) 2008-06-21 2008-07-14 2008-09-13 2010-12-04
  11. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (4) 2008-09-13 2010-12-04 2011-07-02 2012-07-23
  12. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2011-03-19
  13. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2008-07-14
  14. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2005-05-29
  15. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2012-01-25
  16. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2013-02-03 2013-08-31

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