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David Locke Newhouse

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First Name:David
Middle Name:Locke
Last Name:Newhouse
RePEc Short-ID:pne69
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Terminal Degree:2003 Department of Economics; Cornell University (from RePEc Genealogy)


(95%) World Bank Group

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

: (202) 477-1234

1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433
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(5%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany


P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn
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Working papers

  1. David Locke Newhouse & Pallavi Vyas, 2018. "Nowcasting poverty in India for 2014-15: A Survey to Survey Imputation Approach," Global Poverty Monitoring Technical Note Series 6, The World Bank.
  2. Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria & Buitrago,Paola & Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte & Newhouse,David Locke & Rubiano Matulevich,Eliana Carolina & Scott,Kinnon & Suarez Becerra,Pablo, 2018. "Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life-cycle : a global perspective," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8360, The World Bank.
  3. Newhouse,David Locke & Silwal,Ani Rudra, 2018. "The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8355, The World Bank.
  4. Islam,Tonmoy & Newhouse,David Locke & Yanez Pagans,Monica, 2018. "International Comparisons of Poverty in South Asia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8683, The World Bank.
  5. Sebastian,Ashwini Rekha & Shivakumaran,Shivapragasam & Silwal,Ani Rudra & Newhouse,David Locke & Walker,Thomas & Yoshida,Nobuo, 2018. "A Proxy Means Test for Sri Lanka," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8605, The World Bank.
  6. Engstrom,Ryan & Hersh,Jonathan Samuel & Newhouse,David Locke & Engstrom,Ryan & Hersh,Jonathan Samuel & Newhouse,David Locke, 2017. "Poverty from space : using high-resolution satellite imagery for estimating economic well-being," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8284, The World Bank.
  7. Feltenstein,Andrew & Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina & Newhouse,David Locke & Sedrakyan,Gohar, 2017. "The poverty implications of alternative tax reforms: results from a numerical application to Pakistan," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8164, The World Bank.
  8. Ivaschenko,Oleksiy & Naidoo,Darian & Newhouse,David Locke & Sultan,Sonya M., 2017. "Can public works programs reduce youth crime ? evidence from Papua New Guinea's urban youth employment project," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8032, The World Bank.
  9. David Locke Newhouse & Pablo Suarez Becerra & Dung Doan, 2016. "Sri Lanka Poverty and Welfare," World Bank Other Operational Studies 23794, The World Bank.
  10. Newhouse,David Locke & Suarez Becerra,Pablo & Evans,Martin C, 2016. "New estimates of extreme poverty for children," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7845, The World Bank.
  11. Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres & Doan,Dung Thi Thuy & Newhouse,David Locke & Nguyen,Minh Cong & Uematsu,Hiroki & Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De, 2016. "Who are the poor in the developing world ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7844, The World Bank.
  12. Gindling,T. H. & Mossaad,Nadwa & Newhouse,David Locke, 2016. "Earnings premiums and penalties for self-employment and informal employees around the world," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7530, The World Bank.
  13. Newhouse, D. & Shivakumaran, S. & Takamatsu, S. & Yoshida, N., 2014. "How survey-to-survey imputation can fail," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6961, The World Bank.
  14. Newhouse, David & Wolff, Claudia, 2014. "Cohort size and youth employment outcomes," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6848, The World Bank.
  15. Robalino, David & Margolis, David & Rother, Friederike & Newhouse, David & Lundberg, Mattias, 2013. "Youth employment : a human development agenda for the next decade," Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes 83925, The World Bank.
  16. Brusentsev, Vera & Newhouse, David & Vroman, Wayne, 2012. "Severance pay compliance in Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5933, The World Bank.
  17. Arias-Vazquez , Francisco Javier & Lee, Jean N. & Newhouse, David, 2012. "The role of sectoral growth patterns in labor market development," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6250, The World Bank.
  18. Gindling, T. H. & Newhouse, David, 2012. "Self-employment in the developing world," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6201, The World Bank.
  19. Cho, Yoonyoung & Newhouse, David, 2011. "How did the great recession affect different types of workers ? evidence from 17 middle-income countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5636, The World Bank.
  20. Khanna, Gaurav & Newhouse, David & Paci, Pierella, 2011. "Fewer Jobs or Smaller Paychecks? Aggregate Crisis Impacts in Selected Middle-Income Countries," IZA Discussion Papers 5956, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  21. Gaurav Khanna & David Newhouse & Pierella Paci, 2010. "Fewer Jobs or Smaller Paychecks? Labor Market Impacts of the Recent Crisis in Middle-Income Countries," World Bank Other Operational Studies 10197, The World Bank.
  22. Korkeala, Outi & Newhouse, David & Duarte, Mafalda, 2009. "Distributional impact analysis of past climate variability in rural Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5070, The World Bank.
  23. Newhouse, David & Suryadarma, Daniel, 2009. "The value of vocational education : high school type and labor market outcomes in Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5035, The World Bank.
  24. David Locke Newhouse & Irene Yackovlev & Robert Gillingham, 2008. "The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in Honduras," IMF Working Papers 08/168, International Monetary Fund.
  25. David Locke Newhouse & Prachi Mishra, 2007. "Health Aid and Infant Mortality," IMF Working Papers 07/100, International Monetary Fund.
  26. David Locke Newhouse & Daria V Zakharova, 2007. "Distributional Implications of the VAT Reform in the Philippines," IMF Working Papers 07/153, International Monetary Fund.
  27. Robert Gillingham & David Locke Newhouse & David Coady & Kangni R Kpodar & Moataz El-Said & Paulo A Medas, 2006. "The Magnitude and Distribution of Fuel Subsidies; Evidence from Bolivia, Ghana, Jordan, Mali, and Sri Lanka," IMF Working Papers 06/247, International Monetary Fund.
  28. Newhouse, David & Beegle, Kathleen, 2005. "The effect of school type on academic achievement : evidence from Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3604, The World Bank.
  29. John Cawley & Chad D. Meyerhoefer & David Newhouse, 2005. "The Impact of State Physical Education Requirements on Youth Physical Activity and Overweight," NBER Working Papers 11411, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


  1. Castañeda, Andrés & Doan, Dung & Newhouse, David & Nguyen, Minh Cong & Uematsu, Hiroki & Azevedo, João Pedro, 2018. "A New Profile of the Global Poor," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 101(C), pages 250-267.
  2. Oleksiy Ivaschenko & Darian Naidoo & David Newhouse & Sonya Sultan, 2017. "Can public works programs reduce youth crime? Evidence from Papua New Guinea’s Urban Youth Employment Project," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 7(1), pages 1-32, December.
  3. Newhouse, David & Suárez Becerra, Pablo & Evans, Martin, 2017. "New global estimates of child poverty and their sensitivity to alternative equivalence scales," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 157(C), pages 125-128.
  4. Feltenstein, Andrew & Mejia, Carolina & Newhouse, David & Sedrakyan, Gohar, 2017. "The poverty implications of alternative tax reforms: Results from a numerical application to Pakistan," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 12-31.
  5. T. H. Gindling & Nadwa Mossaad & David Newhouse, 2016. "How Large are Earnings Penalties for Self-Employed and Informal Wage Workers?," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 5(1), pages 1-39, December.
  6. Gindling, T.H. & Newhouse, David, 2014. "Self-Employment in the Developing World," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 56(C), pages 313-331.
  7. Cho, Yoonyoung & Newhouse, David, 2013. "How Did the Great Recession Affect Different Types of Workers? Evidence from 17 Middle-Income Countries," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 31-50.
  8. David Newhouse & Daniel Suryadarma, 2011. "The Value of Vocational Education: High School Type and Labor Market Outcomes in Indonesia," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 25(2), pages 296-322, May.
  9. Khanna, Gaurav & Newhouse, David & Paci, Pierella, 2010. "Fewer Jobs or Smaller Paychecks? Labor Market Impacts of the Recent Crisis in Middle-Income Countries," World Bank - Economic Premise, The World Bank, issue 11, pages 1-4, April.
  10. Mishra, Prachi & Newhouse, David, 2009. "Does health aid matter?," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 855-872, July.
  11. John Cawley & Chad Meyerhoefer & David Newhouse, 2007. "The Correlation Of Youth Physical Activity With State Policies," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 25(4), pages 506-517, October.
  12. John Cawley & Chad Meyerhoefer & David Newhouse, 2007. "The impact of state physical education requirements on youth physical activity and overweight," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(12), pages 1287-1301.
  13. David Newhouse & Kathleen Beegle, 2006. "The Effect of School Type on Academic Achievement: Evidence from Indonesia," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 41(3).
  14. David Newhouse, 2005. "The Persistence of Income Shocks: Evidence from Rural Indonesia," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 9(3), pages 415-433, August.
  15. Gary Fields & Paul Cichello & Samuel Freije & Marta Menéndez & David Newhouse, 2003. "For Richer or for Poorer? Evidence from Indonesia, South Africa, Spain, and Venezuela," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 1(1), pages 67-99, April.
  16. Gary Fields & Paul Cichello & Samuel Freije & Marta Menendez & David Newhouse, 2003. "Household income dynamics: a four-country story," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(2), pages 30-54.


  1. Christian Bodewig & Reena Badiani-Magnusson & Kevin Macdonald & David Newhouse & Jan Rutkowski, 2014. "Skilling Up Vietnam : Preparing the Workforce for a Modern Market Economy," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 18778, December.
  2. Arup Banerji & David Newhouse & Pierella Paci & David Robalino, 2014. "Working through the Crisis : Jobs and Policies in Developing Countries during the Great Recession," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 16306, December.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 22 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (11) 2005-06-14 2009-09-19 2011-04-30 2011-05-14 2011-09-16 2011-09-22 2012-01-10 2012-09-30 2012-11-03 2014-05-09 2014-06-02. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (8) 2006-11-25 2007-05-26 2008-08-06 2009-09-19 2009-10-24 2011-09-16 2012-01-10 2012-09-30. Author is listed
  3. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (5) 2011-09-16 2011-09-22 2012-01-10 2016-02-23 2016-03-17. Author is listed
  4. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (5) 2011-04-30 2012-10-27 2014-05-09 2014-06-02 2016-02-23. Author is listed
  5. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (4) 2012-01-10 2012-09-30 2016-02-23 2016-03-17
  6. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (4) 2009-09-19 2012-01-10 2012-10-27 2012-11-03
  7. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (2) 2009-10-24 2012-09-30
  8. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2005-06-14 2009-09-19
  9. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (2) 2005-06-14 2007-05-26
  10. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (2) 2011-04-30 2011-05-14
  11. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (2) 2012-10-27 2012-11-03
  12. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2007-08-08
  13. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2006-11-25
  14. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2006-11-25
  15. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2012-09-30
  16. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2012-01-10
  17. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2011-09-22
  18. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2006-11-25
  19. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2007-08-08
  20. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2014-05-09


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