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First Name: Steven
Middle Name: A.
Last Name: Block
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RePEc Short-ID: pbl40

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Homepage: http://fletcher.tufts.edu/faculty/block/Default.asp
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Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Tufts University
Location: Medford, Massachusetts (United States)
Homepage: http://fletcher.tufts.edu/
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Phone: 617-627-3700
Fax: 617-627-3712
Postal: 160 Packard Ave., Medford, MA 02155
Handle: RePEc:edi:fstufus (more details at EDIRC)

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  1. Economic Growth and Change of African Countries

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Working papers

  1. Jenny Aker, Steven Block, Vijaya Ramachandran, and Peter Timmer, 2011. "West African Experience with the World Rice Crisis, 2007-2008- Working Paper 242," Working Papers, Center for Global Development 242, Center for Global Development.
  2. Block, Steven A. & Masters, William A. & Bhagowalia, Priya, 2010. "Child Undernutrition, Household Poverty and National Income in Developing Countries: Quantile Regression Results," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association 61323, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  3. Steven Block, 2010. "The Decline and Rise of Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa Since 1961," NBER Working Papers 16481, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Bates, Robert H. & Block, Steven A., 2009. "Political Economy of Agricultural Trade Interventions in Africa," Agricultural Distortions Working Paper, World Bank 50302, World Bank.
  5. Steven Block, 2003. "Nutrition Knowledge, Household Coping, and the Demand for Micronutrient-Rich Foods," Working Papers in Food Policy and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy 20, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
  6. Steven Block & Burkhard N. Schrage & Paul M. Vaaler, 2003. "Democratization’s Risk Premium: Partisan and Opportunistic Political Business Cycle Effects on Sovereign Ratings in Developing Countries," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan 546, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  7. Steven A. Block & Burkhard N. Schrage & Paul M. Vaaler, 2003. "DEMOCRACY’S SPREAD: Elections and Sovereign Debt in Developing Countries," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan 2003-575, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  8. Patrick Webb & Steven Block, 2003. "Nutrition Knowledge and Parental Schooling as Inputs to Child Nutrition in the Long and Short Run," Working Papers in Food Policy and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy 21, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
  9. Steven Block, 2002. "Nutrition Knowledge Versus Schooling in the Demand for Child Micronutrient Status," Working Papers in Food Policy and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy 10, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
  10. Steven A. Block & Lynnda Keiss & Patrick Webb & S. Kosen & Regina Moench-Pfanner & Martin W. Bloem & C. Peter Timmer, 2002. "Did Indonesia's Cries of 1997/98 Affect Child Nutrition? A Cohort Decomposition Analysis of National Nutrition Surveillance Data," Working Papers in Food Policy and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy 05, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
  11. Block, S.A., 1999. "Does Africa Grow Differently?," Papers, Bell Communications - Economic Research Group 31, Bell Communications - Economic Research Group.
  12. Block, S. & Timmer, C.P., 1995. "Agriculture and Economic Growth: Conceptual Issues and the Keynian Experience," Papers, Harvard - Institute for International Development 498, Harvard - Institute for International Development.

Articles

  1. Robert H. Bates & Steven A. Block & Ghada Fayad & Anke Hoeffler, 2013. "The New Institutionalism and Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 22(4), pages 499-522, August.
  2. Steven Block, 2013. "Book Reviews," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 61(2), pages 475 - 477.
  3. Steven A. Block & William A. Masters & Priya Bhagowalia, 2012. "Does Child Undernutrition Persist Despite Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries? Quantile Regression Results," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(12), pages 1699-1715, December.
  4. Robert H. Bates & Steven Block, 2010. "Political Institutions and Agricultural Trade Interventions in Africa," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 93(2), pages 317-323.
  5. Steven Block & Patrick Webb, 2009. "Up in Smoke: Tobacco Use, Expenditure on Food, and Child Malnutrition in Developing Countries," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 58(1), pages 1-23, October.
  6. Block, Steven, 2009. "A. Bhargava, Food, Economics and Health , Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK (2008) 221 pp., ISBN 978-0-19-926914," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 7(1), pages 128-129, March.
  7. Steven A. Block, 2007. "Maternal nutrition knowledge versus schooling as determinants of child micronutrient status," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, vol. 59(2), pages 330-353, April.
  8. Paul M. Vaaler & Burkhard N. Schrage & Steven A. Block, 2006. "Elections, Opportunism, Partisanship and Sovereign Ratings in Developing Countries," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 10(1), pages 154-170, 02.
  9. Paul M Vaaler & Burkhard N Schrage & Steven A Block, 2005. "Counting the investor vote: political business cycle effects on sovereign bond spreads in developing countries," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 36(1), pages 62-88, January.
  10. Steven Block, 2004. "Maternal Nutrition Knowledge and the Demand for Micronutrient-Rich Foods: Evidence from Indonesia," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(6), pages 82-105.
  11. Block, Steven A. & Kiess, Lynnda & Webb, Patrick & Kosen, Soewarta & Moench-Pfanner, Regina & Bloem, Martin W. & Peter Timmer, C., 2004. "Macro shocks and micro outcomes: child nutrition during Indonesia's crisis," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 2(1), pages 21-44, March.
  12. Webb, Patrick & Block, Steven, 2004. "Nutrition Information and Formal Schooling as Inputs to Child Nutrition," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 52(4), pages 801-20, July.
  13. Block, Steven A. & Vaaler, Paul M., 2004. "The price of democracy: sovereign risk ratings, bond spreads and political business cycles in developing countries," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 23(6), pages 917-946, October.
  14. Steven A. Block & Karen E. Ferree & Smita Singh, 2003. "Multiparty Competition, Founding Elections and Political Business Cycles in Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 12(3), pages 444-468, September.
  15. Block, Steven A., 2003. "Political conditions and currency crises in emerging markets," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 4(3), pages 287-309, September.
  16. Block, Steven, 2003. "From Crisis to Growth in Africa?: By Mats Lundahl (ed.), London: Routledge Press, 2001, pp. 304. Price: [UK pound]60," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 417-420, October.
  17. Block, Steven A., 2002. "Political business cycles, democratization, and economic reform: the case of Africa," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 67(1), pages 205-228, February.
  18. Block, S. & Webb, P., 2001. "The dynamics of livelihood diversification in post-famine Ethiopia," Food Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 333-350, August.
  19. Block, Steven A., 2001. "Does Africa grow differently?," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 65(2), pages 443-467, August.
  20. Block, Steven A., 1999. "Agriculture and economic growth in Ethiopia: growth multipliers from a four-sector simulation model," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, Blackwell, vol. 20(3), pages 241-252, May.
  21. Steven A. Block, 1999. "Eicher, Carl K., and John M. Staatz, eds. International Agricultural Development. Baltimore MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998, 615 pp., $65.00 (cloth), $24.95 (paper)," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 81(3), pages 747-749.
  22. Block, Steven A., 1995. "The recovery of agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa," Food Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 20(5), pages 385-405, October.

Chapters

  1. Steven Block, 2014. "The Decline and Rise of Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa Since 1961," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: African Successes: Sustainable Growth National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

NEP Fields

4 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (2) 2009-07-03 2010-10-30. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2003-11-23 2009-07-03 2010-10-30. Author is listed
  3. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2010-10-30. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2010-10-30. Author is listed
  5. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (3) 2003-11-23 2003-11-23 2009-07-03. Author is listed

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