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First Name: Karen
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Last Name: Macours
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RePEc Short-ID: pma1325

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Affiliation

Paris-Jourdan Sciences Économiques (PSE)
Paris School of Economics
Location: Paris, France
Homepage: http://www.pse.ens.fr/
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Phone: 01 43 13 63 00
Fax: 01 43 13 63 10
Postal: 48 boulevard Jourdan - 75014 Paris
Handle: RePEc:edi:psecofr (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Schady,, Norbert & Behrman, Jere & Araujo, Maria Caridad & Azuero,, Rodrigo & Bernal, Raquel & Bravo, David & Lopez-Boo, Florencia & Macours, Karen & Marshall, Daniela & Paxson, Christina & Vakis, Ren, 2014. "Wealth gradients in early childhood cognitive development in five Latin American countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6779, The World Bank.
  2. Bouguen, Adrien & Filmer, Deon & Macours, Karen & Naudeau, Sophie, 2013. "Impact evaluation of three types of early childhood development interventions in Cambodia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6540, The World Bank.
  3. Tania Barham & Karen Macours & John A. Maluccio, 2013. "More Schooling and More Learning?: Effects of a Three-Year Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Nicaragua after 10 Years," IDB Publications 81801, Inter-American Development Bank.
  4. Macours, Karen & Premand, Patrick & Vakis, Renos, 2013. "Demand versus returns ? pro-poor targeting of business grants and vocational skills training," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6389, The World Bank.
  5. Tania Barham & Karen Macours & John A. Maluccio, 2013. "Boys' Cognitive Skill Formation and Physical Growth: Long-term Experimental Evidence on Critical Ages for Early Childhood Interventions," IDB Publications 81559, Inter-American Development Bank.
  6. Macours, Karen, 2012. "Volatility, Risk and Household Poverty: Micro-evidence from Randomized Control Trials," 2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil 128293, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  7. Macours, Karen & Premand, Patrick & Vakis, Renos, 2012. "Transfers, diversification and household risk strategies : experimental evidence with lessons for climate change adaptation," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6053, The World Bank.
  8. V. Del Carpio, Ximena & Macours, Karen, 2009. "Leveling the Intra-household Playing Field: Compensation and Specialization in Child Labor Allocation," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4822, The World Bank.
  9. Macours, Karen & Vakis, Renos, 2009. "Changing households'investments and aspirations through social interactions : evidence from a randomized transfer program," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5137, The World Bank.
  10. Karen Macours, 2009. "Land Titles and Conflicts in Guatemala," Research Department Publications 2017, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  11. Macours, Karen & Schady, Norbert & Vakis, Renos, 2008. "Cash transfers, behavioral changes, and cognitive development in early childhood : evidence from a randomized experiment," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4759, The World Bank.
  12. Macours, Karen & Vakis, Renos, 2008. "Seasonal Migration and Early Childhood Development," Working Paper Series RP2008/48, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  13. Vranken, Liesbet & Macours, Karen & Noev, Nivelin & Swinnen, Johan F.M., 2007. "The Impact of Property Rights Imperfections on Resource Allocation: Co-Ownership of Land in Bulgaria," 103rd Seminar, April 23-25, 2007, Barcelona, Spain 9449, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  14. Vranken, Liesbet & Macours, Karen & Noev, Nivelin & Swinnen, Johan F.M., 2007. "Property Rights Imperfections, Asset Allocation, and Welfare: Co-Ownership in Bulgaria," 104th Seminar, September 5-8, 2007, Budapest, Hungary 7795, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  15. Karen Macours & Johan Swinnen, 2006. "Rural Poverty in Transition Countries," LICOS Discussion Papers 16906, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven.
  16. Vranken, Liesbet & Macours, Karen & Noev, Nivelin & Swinnen, Johan F.M., 2006. "The Impact of Property Rights Imperfections on Resource Allocation and Welfare: Co-ownership of Land in Bulgaria," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25361, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  17. Macours, Karen, 2002. "Insecurity of Property Rights and Matching in the Tenancy Market," 2002 International Congress, August 28-31, 2002, Zaragoza, Spain 24931, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  18. Swinnen, Johan F.M. & Dries, Liesbeth & Macours, Karen, 2001. "Transition And Agricultural Labour," 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL 20602, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).

Articles

  1. Macours, Karen, 2014. "Ethnic divisions, contract choice, and search costs in the Guatemalan land rental market," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(1), pages 1-18.
  2. Tania Barham & Karen Macours & John A. Maluccio, 2013. "Boys' Cognitive Skill Formation and Physical Growth: Long-Term Experimental Evidence on Critical Ages for Early Childhood Interventions," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(3), pages 467-71, May.
  3. Karen Macours, 2013. "Volatility, agricultural risk, and household poverty: micro-evidence from randomized control trials," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 44(s1), pages 79-84, November.
  4. Karen Macours & Norbert Schady & Renos Vakis, 2012. "Cash Transfers, Behavioral Changes, and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 4(2), pages 247-73, April.
  5. Karen Macours, 2011. "Increasing inequality and civil conflict in Nepal," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 63(1), pages 1-26, January.
  6. Vranken, Liesbet & Macours, Karen & Noev, Nivelin & Swinnen, Johan, 2011. "Property rights imperfections and asset allocation: Co-ownership in Bulgaria," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 159-175, June.
  7. Macours, Karen & Janvry, Alain de & Sadoulet, Elisabeth, 2010. "Insecurity of property rights and social matching in the tenancy market," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 54(7), pages 880-899, October.
  8. Macours, Karen & Vakis, Renos, 2010. "Seasonal Migration and Early Childhood Development," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 38(6), pages 857-869, June.
  9. Macours, Karen & Swinnen, Johan F.M., 2008. "Rural-Urban Poverty Differences in Transition Countries," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 36(11), pages 2170-2187, November.
  10. Karen Macours & Johan F. M. Swinnen, 2005. "Agricultural Labor Adjustments in Transition Countries: The Role of Migration and Impact on Poverty ," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 27(3), pages 405-411.
  11. Johan F. M. Swinnen & Liesbeth Dries & Karen Macours, 2005. "Transition and agricultural labor," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 32(1), pages 15-34, 01.
  12. J. Swinnen & K. Macours, 2003. "Hervormingen, initiële condities en groei.Lessen uit de transitie van de landbouwsector in Centraal en Oost-Europa, de voormalige Soviet-Unie en Oost-Azië," Review of Business and Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfswetenschappen, vol. 0(1), pages 47-68.
  13. Macours, Karen & Swinnen, Johan F M, 2002. "Patterns of Agrarian Transition," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 50(2), pages 365-94, January.
  14. J. Swinnen & K. Macours, 2001. "Agrarian Transformations in Transition Economies," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 8.
  15. Karen Macours & Johan F. M. Swinnen, 2000. "Impact of Initial Conditions and Reform Policies on Agricultural Performance in Central and Eastern Europe, the Former Soviet Union, and East Asia," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 82(5), pages 1149-1155.
  16. Macours, Karen & Swinnen, Johan F. M., 2000. "Causes of Output Decline in Economic Transition: The Case of Central and Eastern European Agriculture," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 28(1), pages 172-206, March.

NEP Fields

19 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (5) 2006-04-29 2007-06-11 2009-03-28 2012-04-23 2012-08-23. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2012-03-08
  3. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2013-07-28 2014-03-30
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (9) 2008-09-29 2008-11-18 2009-02-14 2009-03-28 2012-05-02 2013-07-28 2014-02-21 2014-03-30 2014-05-24. Author is listed
  5. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2014-05-24
  6. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (2) 2012-04-23 2012-05-02
  7. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2014-05-24 2014-05-24
  8. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2009-02-14
  9. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (4) 2012-03-08 2014-02-21 2014-03-30 2014-05-24
  10. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (3) 2014-02-21 2014-03-30 2014-05-24
  11. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2013-04-13
  12. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2008-09-29
  13. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (3) 2014-02-21 2014-03-30 2014-05-24
  14. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2013-07-28
  15. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (2) 2006-04-29 2007-06-11
  16. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2009-11-27 2013-07-28

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