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First Name: Niels-Hugo
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Last Name: Blunch
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RePEc Short-ID: pbl35

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Homepage: http://www.wlu.edu/williams-school/economics/faculty-and-staff/profile?ID=x258
Postal Address: Department of Economics, Washington and Lee University, 204 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450, USA
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(99%) Department of Economics
Washington and Lee University
Location: Lexington, Virginia (United States)
Homepage: http://www.wlu.edu/williams-school/economics
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(1%) Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Location: Bonn, Germany
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  1. Economic Growth and Change of African Countries
  2. Bangladesh related Economists

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Working papers

  1. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Sulla, Victor, 2011. "The Financial Crisis, Labor Market Transitions and Earnings: A Gendered Panel Data Analysis for Serbia," IZA Discussion Papers 6151, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Blunch, Niels-Hugo, 2008. "Multidimensional Human Capital, Wages and Endogenous Employment Status in Ghana," IZA Discussion Papers 3906, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Das, Maitreyi Bordia, 2007. "Changing norms about gender inequality in education : evidence from Bangladesh," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 4404, The World Bank.
  4. Blunch, N., 2007. "Religion and Human Capital in Ghana," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge 0770, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  5. Niels-Hugo Blunch & Claus C Pörtner, 2005. "Literacy, Skills and Welfare: Effects of Participation in Adult Literacy Programs," Working Papers, University of Washington, Department of Economics UWEC-2005-23-FC, University of Washington, Department of Economics, revised Aug 2009.
  6. Benu Bidani & Niels-Hugo Blunch & Chor-ching Goh & Christopher J. O'Leary, 2005. "Evaluating Job Training in Two Chinese Cities," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research 05-111, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  7. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Castro, Paula, 2005. "Multinational enterprises and training revisited: do international standards matter?," Social Protection Discussion Papers 32546, The World Bank.
  8. F. Mealli & S. Pudney & F. Rosati, 2004. "Measuring the Vulnerability of children in developing countries: an application to Guatemala," UCW Working Paper, Understanding Children's Work (UCW Programme) 31, Understanding Children's Work (UCW Programme).
  9. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Dar, Amit & Guarcello, Lorenzo & Lyon, Scott & Ritualo, Amy & Rosati, Furio, 2002. "Child work in Zambia : a comparative study of survey instruments," Social Protection Discussion Papers 25532, The World Bank.
  10. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Canagarajah, Sudharshan & Goyal, Sangeeta, 2002. "Short- and long-term impacts of economic policies on child labor and schooling in Ghana," Social Protection Discussion Papers 25527, The World Bank.
  11. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Verner, Dorte, 2001. "Asymmetries in union relative wage effects in Ghanaian manufacturing - an analysis applying quantile regressions," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 2570, The World Bank.
  12. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Verner, Dorthe, 2001. "Revisiting the Link Between Poverty and Child Labor: The Ghanaian Experience," CLS Working Papers, University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research 01-3, University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research.
  13. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Verner, Dorthe, 2001. "Assymetries in Union Relative Wage Effects in Ghanian Manufacturing - An analysis Applying Quantile Regressions," CLS Working Papers, University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research 01-7, University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research.
  14. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Canagarajah, Sudharshan & Raju, Dhushyanth, 2001. "The informal sector revisited : a synthesis across space and time," Social Protection Discussion Papers 23308, The World Bank.
  15. Niels-Hugo, Blunch & Verner, Dorte, 2000. "Is Functional Literacy a Prerequisite for Entering the Labor Market? An Analysis of the Determinants of Adult Literacy and Earnings in Ghana," CLS Working Papers, University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research 00-5, University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research.
  16. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Verner, Dorte, 2000. "Is functional literacy a prerequisite for entering the labor market? An analysis of determinants of adults literacy and earnings in Ghana," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 2410, The World Bank.
  17. Blunch, Niels-Hugo & Verner, Dorte, 1999. "Sector growth and the dual economy model - evidence from Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, and Zimbabwe," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 2175, The World Bank.

Articles

  1. Niels-Hugo Blunch, 2014. "Literacy and numeracy skills and education sector reform: evidence from Ghana," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(2), pages 209-235, April.
  2. Blunch, Niels-Hugo, 2013. "Staying Alive: Adult Literacy Programs and Child Mortality in Rural Ghana," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 114-126.
  3. Niels-Hugo Blunch & Claus C. P�rtner, 2011. "Literacy, Skills, and Welfare: Effects of Participation in Adult Literacy Programs," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 60(1), pages 17 - 66.
  4. Benu Bidani & Niels-Hugo Blunch & Chor-Ching Goh & Christopher O'Leary, 2009. "Evaluating job training in two Chinese cities," Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 7(1), pages 77-94.
  5. Gordon Betcherman & Niels-Hugo Blunch, 2008. "The limited job prospects of displaced workers: evidence from two cities in China," Economic Change and Restructuring, Springer, Springer, vol. 41(3), pages 187-207, September.
  6. Niels‐Hugo Blunch & Dorte Verner, 2006. "Shared Sectoral Growth Versus the Dual Economy Model: Evidence from Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, and Zimbabwe," African Development Review, African Development Bank, African Development Bank, vol. 18(3), pages 283-308.
  7. Niels-Hugo BLUNCH & Amit DAR & Lorenzo GUARCELLO & Scott LYON & Amy RITUALO & Furio C. ROSATI, 2005. "Child work in Zambia: A comparative study of survey instruments," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, International Labour Organization, vol. 144(2), pages 211-235, 06.
  8. Niels-Hugo Blunch & Dorte Verner, 2004. "Asymmetries in the Union Wage Premium in Ghana," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, vol. 18(2), pages 237-252.

Chapters

  1. Benu Bidani & Niels-Hugo Blunch & Chor-Ching Goh & Christopher J. O'Leary & Zhongmin Wu, 2009. "Evaluating job training in two Chinese cities," Book chapters authored by Upjohn Institute researchers, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, in: China in the World Economy, pages 137-155 W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

NEP Fields

8 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (4) 2002-04-25 2002-04-25 2008-06-13 2009-01-31. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2007-11-24
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (4) 2002-07-04 2007-11-24 2008-06-13 2009-01-31. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (3) 2007-11-24 2008-06-13 2009-01-31. Author is listed
  5. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2008-06-13
  6. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (3) 2007-11-24 2008-06-13 2009-01-31. Author is listed
  7. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2009-01-31 2011-12-13. Author is listed
  8. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2005-08-13
  9. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2008-06-13
  10. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (2) 2005-08-13 2011-12-13. Author is listed

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