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First Name: David
Middle Name: Ezra
Last Name: Sahn
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RePEc Short-ID: psa895

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Department of Economics
Cornell University
Location: Ithaca, New York (United States)
Homepage: http://economics.cornell.edu/
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Phone: 607-255-4254
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Postal: Uris Hall, 4th Floor, Ithaca NY 14853
Handle: RePEc:edi:decorus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. David SAHN & Aurore PELISSIER & Francesca MARCHETTA & Frédéric AUBERY & Catalina HERRERA ALMANZA & Harivelo RAJEMISON & Faly RAKOTOMANANA & Kira VILLA, 2013. "MADAGASCAR YOUNG ADULT TRANSITIONS SURVEY - Preliminary Descriptive Results," Working Papers 201323, CERDI.
  2. Catalina HERRERA & David Sahn, 2013. "Determinants of Internal Migration among Senegalese Youth," Working Papers halshs-00826995, HAL.
  3. David SAHN & Peter GLICK & Thomas F. WALKER, 2012. "Household Shocks and Education Investment in Madagascar," Working Papers 201227, CERDI.
  4. Francesca Marchetta & David Sahn, 2012. "The role of education and family background in marriage, childbearing and labor market participation in Senegal," Working Papers halshs-00717813, HAL.
  5. David SAHN & Christopher HANDY & Peter GLICK, 2012. "Schooling, Marriage, and Childbearing in Madagascar," Working Papers 201225, CERDI.
  6. David SAHN & Stephen YOUNGER, 2012. "Pro-Poor Policies in Sudan and South Sudan A Study Based on the National Baseline Household Survey of 2009," Working Papers 201226, CERDI.
  7. David SAHN, 2012. "Health Inequality across Populations of Individuals," Working Papers 201228, CERDI.
  8. Jean-Yves Duclos & David E. Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 2010. "Partial Multidimensional Inequality Orderings," Cahiers de recherche 1003, CIRPEE.
  9. Jean-Yves Duclos & Josée Leblanc & David Sahn, 2009. "Comparing Population Distributions from bin-Aggregated Sample Data: an Application to Historical Height Data from France," Cahiers de recherche 0910, CIRPEE.
  10. Sahn, David E. & Younger, Stephen D., 2007. "Inequality and Poverty in Africa in an Era of Globalization: Looking Beyond Income to Health and Education," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  11. Gilles Postel-Vinay & David Sahn, 2006. "Explaining stunting in nineteenth century France," Research Unit Working Papers 0606, Laboratoire d'Economie Appliquee, INRA.
  12. Dostie, Benoit & Sahn, David E., 2006. "Labor Market Dynamics in Romania During a Period of Economic Liberalization," IZA Discussion Papers 2511, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  13. Jean-Yves Duclos & David Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 2006. "Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons with Discrete Indicators of Well-being," Cahiers de recherche 0628, CIRPEE.
  14. Jean-Yves Duclos & David Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 2005. "Robust Multidimensional Spatial Poverty Comparisons in Ghana, Madagascar, and Uganda," Cahiers de recherche 0528, CIRPEE.
  15. Sahn, David E. & Stifel, David C., 2004. "Urban-Rural Inequality in Living Standards in Africa," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  16. Meyerhoefer, Chad D. & Ranney, Christine K. & Sahn, David E., 2004. "Consistent Estimation Of Longitudinal Censored Demand Systems," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 19992, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  17. Meyerhoefer, Chad D. & Ranney, Christine K. & Sahn, David E., 2003. "Consistent Estimation Of Longitudinal Censored Demand Systems: An Application To Transition Country Data," Working Papers 127252, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  18. Duclos, Jean-Yves & Sahn, David & Younger, Stephen D., 2003. "Polarization: Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons," Cahiers de recherche 0304, CIRPEE.
  19. Chambers, Robert & Petesch, Patti & Uphoff, Norman & Ravallion, Martin & Bourguignon, Francois & Sahn, David E. & Moser, Caroline & Barrett, Christopher B. & Booth, David & Rao, Vijayendra & Christiae, 2001. "Qualitative and Quantitative Poverty Appraisal: Complementarities, Tensions and the Way Forward," Working Papers 127652, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  20. Duclos, Jean-Yves & Sahn, David & Younger, Stephen D., 2001. "Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons," Cahiers de recherche 0115, Université Laval - Département d'économique.
  21. Menno Pradhan & David E. Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 2001. "Decomposing World Health Inequality," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 01-091/2, Tinbergen Institute.
  22. David E. Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 1999. "Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa," IMF Working Papers 99/172, International Monetary Fund.
  23. Paternostro, Stefano & Sahn, David E., 1999. "Wage determination and gender discrimination in a transition economy : the case of Romania," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2113, The World Bank.
  24. David E. Sahn & H. Alderman, 1998. "Nutritional Status and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa," World Bank Other Operational Studies 9899, The World Bank.

Articles

  1. David E. Sahn, 2012. "Health, Poverty and Economic Growth: An Introduction," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 24(4), pages 267-269, December.
  2. David E. Sahn, 2012. "Health Inequality across Populations of Individuals," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 24(4), pages 316-326, December.
  3. Peter Glick & Jean Claude Randrianarisoa & David E. Sahn, 2011. "Family background, school characteristics, and children's cognitive achievement in Madagascar," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(4), pages 363-396, February.
  4. Duclos, Jean-Yves & Sahn, David E. & Younger, Stephen D., 2011. "Partial multidimensional inequality orderings," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(3-4), pages 225-238, April.
  5. Duclos, Jean-Yves & Leblanc, Josée & Sahn, David E., 2011. "Comparing population distributions from bin-aggregated sample data: An application to historical height data from France," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 9(4), pages 419-437.
  6. Gilles Postel-Vinay & David E. Sahn, 2010. "Explaining stunting in nineteenth-century France," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 63(2), pages 315-334, 05.
  7. Peter Glick & David E. Sahn, 2010. "Early Academic Performance, Grade Repetition, and School Attainment in Senegal: A Panel Data Analysis," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 24(1), pages 93-120, January.
  8. Glick, Peter & Sahn, David E., 2009. "Cognitive skills among children in Senegal: Disentangling the roles of schooling and family background," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 28(2), pages 178-188, April.
  9. Olu Ajakaiye & Christopher Barrett & Ravi Kanbur & David Sahn & Stephen Younger, 2009. "Risk, Knowledge and Health in Africa: Introduction to the Symposium," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 21(1), pages 1-4.
  10. David Sahn, 2009. "Weights on the rise: where and for whom?," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 7(4), pages 351-370, December.
  11. David E. Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 2009. "Measuring intra‐household health inequality: explorations using the body mass index," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(S1), pages S13-S36, April.
  12. Peter Glick & Josée Randriamamonjy & David Sahn, 2009. "Determinants of HIV Knowledge and Condom Use among Women in Madagascar: An Analysis Using Matched Household and Community Data," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 21(1), pages 147-179.
  13. Peter J. Glick & David E. Sahn, 2008. "Are Africans Practicing Safer Sex? Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys for Eight Countries," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56, pages 397-439.
  14. Peter J. Glick & Alessandra Marini & David E. Sahn, 2007. "Estimating the Consequences of Unintended Fertility for Child Health and Education in Romania: An Analysis Using Twins Data," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 69(5), pages 667-691, October.
  15. Peter Glick & David Sahn, 2007. "Changes in HIV/AIDS knowledge and testing behavior in Africa: how much and for whom?," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 20(2), pages 383-422, April.
  16. Chad Meyerhoefer & David Sahn & Stephen Younger, 2007. "The joint demand for health care, leisure, and commodities: Implications for health care finance and access in Vietnam," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(8), pages 1475-1500.
  17. Jean-Yves Duclos & David Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 2006. "Robust Multidimensional Spatial Poverty Comparisons in Ghana, Madagascar, and Uganda," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 20(1), pages 91-113.
  18. Jean-Yves Duclos & David E. Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 2006. "Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 116(514), pages 943-968, October.
  19. Glick, Peter & Sahn, David E., 2006. "The demand for primary schooling in Madagascar: Price, quality, and the choice between public and private providers," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 79(1), pages 118-145, February.
  20. David E. Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 2006. "Changes in inequality and poverty in Latin America: Looking beyond income to health and education," Journal of Applied Economics, Universidad del CEMA, vol. 0, pages 215-234, November.
  21. Glick, Peter & Sahn, David, 2005. "Intertemporal female labor force behavior in a developing country: what can we learn from a limited panel?," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 23-45, February.
  22. David E. Sahn, 2005. "Consistent Estimation of Censored Demand Systems Using Panel Data," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 87(3), pages 660-672.
  23. David Sahn & Stephen Younger, 2005. "Improvements in children’s health: Does inequality matter?," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 3(2), pages 125-143, August.
  24. Fedorov, Leonid & Sahn, David E, 2005. "Socioeconomic Determinants of Children's Health in Russia: A Longitudinal Study," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 53(2), pages 479-500, January.
  25. David E. Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 2004. "Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: Macroeconomic Adjustment and Beyond," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 13(1), pages i66-i95, July.
  26. David Sahn & Ari Gerstle, 2004. "Child allowances and allocative decisions in Romanian households," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(14), pages 1513-1521.
  27. David E. Sahn & David Stifel, 2003. "Exploring Alternative Measures of Welfare in the Absence of Expenditure Data," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 49(4), pages 463-489, December.
  28. David E. Sahn & David C. Stifel, 2003. "Urban--Rural Inequality in Living Standards in Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 12(4), pages 564-597, December.
  29. David E. Sahn & Stephen D. Younger & Garance Genicot, 2003. "The Demand for Health Care Services in Rural Tanzania," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 65(2), pages 241-260, 05.
  30. Pradhan, Menno & Sahn, David E. & Younger, Stephen D., 2003. "Decomposing world health inequality," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(2), pages 271-293, March.
  31. Sahn, David E. & Stifel, David C., 2003. "Progress Toward the Millennium Development Goals in Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 23-52, January.
  32. David E. Sahn & David C. Stifel, 2002. "Robust Comparisons of Malnutrition in Developing Countries," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 84(3), pages 716-735.
  33. D. E. Sahn & D. C. Stifel, 2002. "Parental Preferences for Nutrition of Boys and Girls: Evidence from Africa," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(1), pages 21-45.
  34. David E. Sahn & Stephen D. Younger, 2000. "Expenditure incidence in Africa: microeconomic evidence," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 21(3), pages 329-347, September.
  35. Sahn, David E & Younger, Stephen D & Simler, Kenneth R, 2000. "Dominance Testing of Transfers in Romania," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 46(3), pages 309-27, September.
  36. Dorosh, Paul A. & Sahn, David E., 2000. "A General Equilibrium Analysis of the Effect of Macroeconomic Adjustment on Poverty in Africa," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 22(6), pages 753-776, November.
  37. Sahn, David E. & Stifel, David C., 2000. "Poverty Comparisons Over Time and Across Countries in Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 28(12), pages 2123-2155, December.
  38. Sahn, David E. & Dorosh, Paul A. & Younger, Stephen D., 1999. "A Reply to De Maio, Stewart, and van der Hoeven," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 471-475, March.
  39. Younger, Stephen D, et al, 1999. "Tax Incidence in Madagascar: An Analysis Using Household Data," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 13(2), pages 303-31, May.
  40. Glick, Peter & Sahn, David E., 1999. "Schooling of girls and boys in a West African country: the effects of parental education, income, and household structure," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 19(1), pages 63-87, February.
  41. Glick, Peter & Sahn, David E, 1998. "Maternal Labour Supply and Child Nutrition in West Africa," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 60(3), pages 325-55, August.
  42. Peter Glick & David E. Sahn, 1998. "Health and productivity in a heterogeneous urban labour market," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(2), pages 203-216, February.
  43. Glick, Peter & Sahn, David E, 1997. "Gender and Education Impacts on Employment and Earnings in West Africa: Evidence from Guinea," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 45(4), pages 793-823, July.
  44. Sahn, David E. & Alderman, Harold, 1997. "On the determinants of nutrition in Mozambique: The importance of age-specific effects," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(4), pages 577-588, January.
  45. Mills, Bradford F. & Sahn, David E., 1997. "Labor Market Segmentation and the Implications for Public Sector Retrenchment Programs," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 25(3), pages 385-402, December.
  46. Sahn, David E & Alderman, Harold, 1996. "The Effect of Food Subsidies on Labor Supply in Sri Lanka," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 45(1), pages 125-45, October.
  47. Sahn, David E. & Dorosh, Paul & Younger, Stephen, 1996. "Exchange rate, fiscal and agricultural policies in Africa: Does adjustment hurt the poor?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 24(4), pages 719-747, April.
  48. Dorosh, Paul & del Ninno, Carlo & Sahn, David E., 1995. "Poverty alleviation in Mozambique: a multi-market analysis of the role of food aid," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 13(2), pages 89-99, November.
  49. Sahn, David & Bernier, Rene, 1995. "Have structural adjustments led to health sector reform in Africa?," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 32(1-3), pages 193-214.
  50. Sahn, David E. & Desai, Jaikishan, 1995. "The emergence of parallel markets in a transition economy: The case of Mozambique," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 20(2), pages 83-98, April.
  51. Sahn, David E & Van Frausum, Yves, 1994. "Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Agricultural Policy in Malawi," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 3(3), pages 412-46, December.
  52. Sahn, David E, 1994. "On Economic Reform, Poverty, and Nutrition in Africa," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 84(2), pages 285-90, May.
  53. Sahn, David E & Van Frausum, Yves & Shively, Gerald, 1994. "Modeling the Nutritional and Distributional Effects of Taxing Export Crops," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 42(4), pages 773-93, July.
  54. Sahn, David E, 1994. "The Contribution of Income to Improved Nutrition in Cote d'Ivoire," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 3(1), pages 29-61, April.
  55. Van Frausum, Yves & Sahn, David E., 1993. "An econometric model for Malawi: Measuring the effects of external shocks and policies," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 313-327, June.
  56. Sahn, David E., 1992. "Public expenditures in sub-Saharan Africa during a period of economic reforms," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 20(5), pages 673-693, May.
  57. Alderman, Harold & Sahn, David E. & Arulpragasam, Jehan, 1991. "Food subsidies and exchange rate distortions in Mozambique," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 16(5), pages 395-404, October.
  58. Sahn, David E. & Arulpragasam, Jehan, 1991. "The stagnation of smallholder agriculture in Malawi : A decade of structural adjustment," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 16(3), pages 219-234, June.
  59. Sahn, David E & Sarris, Alexander H, 1991. "Structural Adjustment and the Welfare of Rural Smallholders: A Comparative Analysis from Sub-Saharan Africa," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 5(2), pages 259-89, May.
  60. Sahn, David E., 1990. "The impact of export crop production on nutritional status in Cote d'Ivoire," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 18(12), pages 1635-1653, December.
  61. Sahn, David E, 1988. "The Effect of Price and Income Changes on Food-Energy Intake in Sri Lanka," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 36(2), pages 315-40, January.
  62. Sahn, David E. & Alderman, Harold, 1988. "The effects of human capital on wages, and the determinants of labor supply in a developing country," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(2), pages 157-183, September.
  63. Sahn, David E., 1987. "Changes in the living standards of the poor in Sri Lanka during a period of macroeconomic restructuring," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 15(6), pages 809-830, June.

Books

  1. Sahn,David E. & Dorosh,Paul A. & Younger,Stephen D., 1999. "Structural Adjustment Reconsidered," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521665131, October.
  2. Sahn, David E. (ed.), 1996. "Economic Reform and the Poor in Africa," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198290353.

NEP Fields

20 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2005-10-29 2012-07-29 2013-06-04
  2. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (2) 2007-01-02 2007-03-17
  3. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (4) 2012-07-23 2012-07-23 2012-07-23 2013-06-09
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (6) 2003-04-13 2005-10-29 2012-07-23 2012-07-23 2012-07-23 2013-06-09. Author is listed
  5. NEP-ECM: Econometrics (2) 2006-06-24 2009-03-22
  6. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (2) 2001-10-16 2012-07-23
  7. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2006-07-02 2009-03-22
  8. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (6) 2007-01-02 2007-03-17 2012-07-23 2012-07-23 2012-07-23 2012-07-23. Author is listed
  9. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (4) 2001-10-01 2003-04-13 2006-06-24 2010-04-17
  10. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2010-04-17
  11. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (2) 2013-06-04 2013-06-09
  12. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (2) 2007-01-02 2007-03-17
  13. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2013-06-04 2013-06-09

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