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First Name: Jean-Philippe
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Last Name: Platteau
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RePEc Short-ID: ppl37

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Homepage: http://www.fundp.ac.be/universite/personnes/page_view/01000732/
Postal Address: Rempart de la Vierge 8 5000 Namur Belgium
Phone: +3281724860

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Centre de Recherche en Économie de Développement (CRED)
Faculté des Sciences Économiques, Sociales et de Gestion (FSESG)
Université de Namur
Location: Namur, Belgium
Homepage: http://www.fundp.ac.be/eco/economie/cred/
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Phone: ++32/(0)81/72.48.53
Fax: ++32/(0)81/72.48.40
Postal: Rempart de la Vierge 8, B-5000 Namur
Handle: RePEc:edi:cdfunbe (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Matthieu Delpierre & Catherine Guirkinger & Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2012. "Risk as Impediment to Privatization? The Role of Collective Fields in Extended Agricultural Households," Working Papers 1211, University of Namur, Department of Economics.
  2. Bourguignon, Francois & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2012. "Does Aid Availability Affect Effectiveness in Reducing Poverty?," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Catherine Guirkinger & Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2011. "The Effect of Land Scarcity on Farm Structure: Empirical Evidence from Mali," Working Papers 1109, University of Namur, Department of Economics.
  4. Catherine Guirkinger & Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2011. "Transformation of the Family under Rising Land Pressure: A Theoretical Essay," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Working Paper W, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Jean-Philippe Platteau & Vincent Somville & Zaki Wahhaj, 2011. "Elite Capture Through Information Distortion: A Theoretical Essay," Working Papers 1103, University of Namur, Department of Economics.
  6. Gani Aldashev & Imane Chaara & Jean-Philippe Platteau & Zaki Wahhaj, 2010. "Using the Law to Change the Custom," Working Papers 2010.60, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  7. Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2010. "Political Instrumentalisation of Islam, Persistent Autocracies, and Obscurantist Deadlock," RSCAS Working Papers 2010/32, European University Institute.
  8. Petros Sekeris & Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2010. "On the Feasibility of Power and Status Ranking in Traditional Setups," Post-Print halshs-00122421, HAL.
  9. Jean-Philippe Platteau & Vincent Somville, 2009. "Elite Capture Through Information Distortion: Uniformly Distributed Signal," Working Papers 1104, University of Namur, Department of Economics.
  10. Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2008. "Religion, Politics, and Development: Lessons from the Lands of Islam," Working Papers 434, Economic Research Forum, revised Sep 2008.
  11. Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2002. "The Gradual Erosion of the Social Security Function of Customary Land Tenure Arrangements in Lineage-Based Societies," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  12. Frederic Gaspart & Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2001. "Collective Action for Local-Level Effort Regulation: an Assessment of Recent Experiences in Senegalese Small-Scale Fisheries," Development Working Papers 150, Centro Studi Luca d\'Agliano, University of Milano.
  13. Baland, J.M. & Gaspart, F. & Place, F. & Platteau, J.P., 1999. "Poverty, Tenure Security and Access to Land in Central Uganda: The Role of Market and Non-Market Processes," Papers 216, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  14. Platteau, J.P. & Baland, J.M., 1998. "Impartible Inheritance Versus Equal Division: a Comparative Perspective C entered on Europe and Subsaharan Africa," Papers 209, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  15. Seki, E. & Platteau, J.P., 1998. "Coordination and Pooling Arrangements in Japanese Coastal Fisheries," Papers 208, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  16. Hayami, Y & Platteau, J-P, 1997. "Resource Endowments and Agricultural Development : Africa vs. Asia," Papers 192, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  17. Gaspart, F & Jabbar, M & Melard, C & Platteau, J-P, 1997. "Participation in the Construction of a Local Public Good : A Case Study of Watershed Management in the Ethiopian Highlands," Papers 181, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  18. Baland, J-M & Platteau, J-P, 1997. "Wealth Inequality and Efficiency in the Commons," Papers 193, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  19. Platteau, J.P., 1996. "Traditional Sharing Norms as an Obstacle to Economic Growth in Tribal Societies," Papers 173, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  20. Platteau, J.P. & Vieslet, L., 1995. "Food Market Liberalization Against Public Opinion: Some Bitter Lessons from the Physiocratic Experiment in Eighteenth-Century France," Papers 152, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  21. Baland, J.M. & Platteau, J.P., 1994. "Coordination Problems in Resource Conservation Programs," Papers 141, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  22. Abraham, A. & Platteau, J.P., 1994. "Mutual Insurance as Problematic Concept in Traditional Risk-Prone Societies : Towards Resolving the Paradox," Papers 147, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  23. Baland, J.M. & Platteau, J.P., 1994. "Does Hiterogeneity Hinder Collective Action," Papers 146, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  24. Platteau, J.P., 1994. "A Framework for the Analysis of Evolving Patron-Client Ties In Agrarian Economies," Papers 140, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  25. Platteau, J.P., 1993. "Sub-Saharan Afraica as a Special Case: The Crucial Role of (Infra)Structural Constraints," Papers 128, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.
  26. Platteau, J-P., 1990. "The Evolutionist Theory Of Institutional Development: A Comparative Analysis Of The Agricultural And Fishing Sector," Papers 109, Notre-Dame de la Paix, Sciences Economiques et Sociales.

Articles

  1. Gani Aldashev & Imane Chaara & Jean-Philippe Platteau & Zaki Wahhaj, 2012. "Formal Law as a Magnet to Reform Custom," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 60(4), pages 795 - 828.
  2. Aldashev, Gani & Chaara, Imane & Platteau, Jean-Philippe & Wahhaj, Zaki, 2012. "Using the law to change the custom," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 97(2), pages 182-200.
  3. Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2011. "Political Instrumentalization of Islam and the Risk of Obscurantist Deadlock," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 243-260, February.
  4. Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2011. "BOOK REVIEW: "Democracy in the Arab World — Explaining the Deficit" Edited by Ibrahim Elbadawi and Samir Makdisi," Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 3(02), pages 247-251.
  5. Goetghebuer, Tatiana & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2010. "Inheritance patterns in migration-prone communities of the Peruvian Highlands," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(1), pages 71-87, September.
  6. Frederic Gaspart & Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2010. "Strategic Behavior and Marriage Payments: Theory and Evidence from Senegal," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 59(1), pages 149-185, October.
  7. Platteau, Jean-Philippe & Sekeris, Petros G., 2010. "On the feasibility of power and status ranking in traditional setups," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 38(3), pages 267-282, September.
  8. Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2009. "Institutional obstacles to African economic development: State, ethnicity, and custom," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 71(3), pages 669-689, September.
  9. Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2009. "Political Instrumentalization of Religion: The Case of Islam," Nordic Journal of Political Economy, Nordic Journal of Political Economy, vol. 35, pages 3.
  10. Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2008. "Religion, politics, and development: Lessons from the lands of Islam," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 68(2), pages 329-351, November.
  11. Platteau, Jean-Philippe & Gaspart, Frederic, 2007. "The Perverse Effects of High Brideprices," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 35(7), pages 1221-1236, July.
  12. Platteau, Jean-Philippe & Seki, Erika, 2007. "Heterogeneity, social esteem and feasibility of collective action," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 83(2), pages 302-325, July.
  13. Jean-Marie Baland & Frederic Gaspart & Jean-Philippe Platteau & Frank Place, 2007. "The Distributive Impact of Land Markets in Uganda," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 55, pages 283-311.
  14. Jean-Philippe Platteau & Tomasz Strzalecki, 2004. "Collective Action, Heterogeneous Loyalties and Path Dependence: Micro-evidence from Senegal," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 13(3), pages 417-445, September.
  15. Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2003. "Efficacité de l'aide et développement décentralisé," Reflets et perspectives de la vie économique, De Boeck Université, vol. 0(2), pages 21-27.
  16. Platteau, Jean-Philippe & Gaspart, Frederic, 2003. "The Risk of Resource Misappropriation in Community-Driven Development," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 31(10), pages 1687-1703, October.
  17. Brasselle, Anne-Sophie & Gaspart, Frederic & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2002. "Land tenure security and investment incentives: puzzling evidence from Burkina Faso," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(2), pages 373-418, April.
  18. J-P. Platteau & A. Abraham, 2002. "Participatory Development in the Presence of Endogenous Community Imperfections," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(2), pages 104-136.
  19. Jean-Philippe Platteau, 2000. "Allocating and Enforcing Property Rights in Land: Informal versus Formal Mechanisms in Subsaharan Africa," Nordic Journal of Political Economy, Nordic Journal of Political Economy, vol. 26, pages 55-81.
  20. Baland, Jean-Marie & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 1999. "The Ambiguous Impact of Inequality on Local Resource Management," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 773-788, May.
  21. Andre, Catherine & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 1998. "Land relations under unbearable stress: Rwanda caught in the Malthusian trap," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 34(1), pages 1-47, January.
  22. Baland, Jean-Marie & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 1998. "Wealth Inequality and Efficiency in the Commons, Part II: The Regulated Case," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 50(1), pages 1-22, January.
  23. Jean-Marie Baland & Jean-Philippe Platteau, 1998. "Division of the Commons: A Partial Assessment of the New Institutional Economics of Land Rights," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 80(3), pages 644-650.
  24. Baland, Jean-Marie & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 1997. "Coordination problems in local-level resource management," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 53(1), pages 197-210, June.
  25. Jean-Philippe Platteau, 1997. "The social conditions of the market: A rejoinder," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(5), pages 714-717.
  26. Jean-Philippe Platteau, 1997. "Mutual insurance as an elusive concept in traditional rural communities," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(6), pages 764-796.
  27. Baland, Jean-Marie & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 1997. "Wealth Inequality and Efficiency in the Commons: Part I: The Unregulated Case," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 49(4), pages 451-82, October.
  28. Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 1995. "An Indian Model of Aristocratic Patronage," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 47(4), pages 636-62, October.
  29. Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 1995. "A framework for the analysis of evolving patron-client ties in agrarian economies," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 23(5), pages 767-786, May.
  30. Jean-Philippe Platteau, 1984. "Malthus et le sous-développement ou le problème de la cohérence d'une théorie," Revue Économique, Programme National Persée, vol. 35(4), pages 635-666.

Chapters

  1. Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2006. "Solidarity Norms and Institutions in Village Societies: Static and Dynamic Considerations," Handbook on the Economics of Giving, Reciprocity and Altruism, Elsevier.
  2. Baland, Jean-Marie & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2003. "Economics of common property management regimes," Handbook of Environmental Economics, in: K. G. Mäler & J. R. Vincent (ed.), Handbook of Environmental Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 4, pages 127-190 Elsevier.

Books

  1. de Janvry, Alain & Gordillo, Gustavo & Sadoulet, Elisabeth & Platteau, Jean-Philippe (ed.), 2001. "Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199242177, September.
  2. Baland, Jean-Marie & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2000. "Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198290612, September.

NEP Fields

8 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2011-06-25 2011-06-25 2012-11-17. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (2) 2010-09-03 2010-09-11. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2011-06-25
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2011-06-25 2012-09-30. Author is listed
  5. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2012-11-17
  6. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2010-10-02
  7. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2010-09-03 2010-09-11. Author is listed

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