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Benjamin Crost

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First Name:Benjamin
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Last Name:Crost
RePEc Short-ID:pcr205
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Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (United States)

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Working papers

  1. Benjamin Crost & Joseph Felter, 2016. "Export Crops and Civil Conflict," HiCN Working Papers 228, Households in Conflict Network.
  2. Benjamin Crost & Joseph H. Felter, 2015. "Is Conflict Contagious? Evidence from a Natural Experiment," HiCN Working Papers 197, Households in Conflict Network.
  3. Crost, Benjamin & Duquennois, Claire & Felter, Joseph & Rees, Daniel I., 2015. "Climate Change, Agricultural Production and Civil Conflict: Evidence from the Philippines," IZA Discussion Papers 8965, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Anderson, D. Mark & Crost, Benjamin & Rees, Daniel I., 2014. "Wet Laws, Drinking Establishments, and Violent Crime," IZA Discussion Papers 8718, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Benjamin Crost & Joseph H. Felter & Patrick B. Johnston, 2014. "Conditional Cash Transfers, Civil Conflict and Insurgent Influence: Experimental Evidence from the Philippines," HiCN Working Papers 174, Households in Conflict Network.
  6. Benjamin Crost & Joseph H. Felter & Hani Mansour & Daniel I. Rees, 2013. "Election Fraud and Post-Election Conflict: Evidence from the Philippines," HiCN Working Papers 158, Households in Conflict Network.
  7. Benjamin Crost, 2011. "The Effect of Subsidized Employment on Happiness," SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research 384, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP).
  8. Crost, Benjamin & Traeger, Christian P., 2011. "Risk and aversion in the integrated assessment of climate change," Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley, Working Paper Series qt1562s275, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley.
  9. Srinivasan, Chittur S. & Crost, Benjamin, 2007. "Plant Varieties, Intellectual Property Rights And Innovation In Uk Agriculture," 81st Annual Conference, April 2-4, 2007, Reading University, UK 7987, Agricultural Economics Society.


  1. Crost, Benjamin & Felter, Joseph H. & Johnston, Patrick B., 2016. "Conditional cash transfers, civil conflict and insurgent influence: Experimental evidence from the Philippines," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 171-182.
  2. Crost, Benjamin, 2016. "Can workfare programs offset the negative effect of unemployment on subjective well-being?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 140(C), pages 42-47.
  3. Benjamin Crost & Joseph Felter & Patrick Johnston, 2014. "Aid under Fire: Development Projects and Civil Conflict," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(6), pages 1833-1856, June.
  4. Crost, Benjamin & Traeger, Christian P., 2013. "Optimal climate policy: Uncertainty versus Monte Carlo," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 120(3), pages 552-558.
  5. Crost, Benjamin & Guerrero, Santiago, 2012. "The effect of alcohol availability on marijuana use: Evidence from the minimum legal drinking age," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 112-121.
  6. Crost, Benjamin & Kambhampati, Uma S., 2010. "Political Market Characteristics and the Provision of Educational Infrastructure in North India," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 38(2), pages 195-204, February.
  7. Benjamin Crost & Bhavani Shankar & Richard Bennett & Stephen Morse, 2007. "Bias from Farmer Self-Selection in Genetically Modified Crop Productivity Estimates: Evidence from Indian Data," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 58(1), pages 24-36, February.

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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 11 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-DEV: Development (5) 2013-12-06 2014-04-29 2015-04-25 2015-08-07 2016-08-14. Author is listed
  2. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (5) 2013-07-15 2014-04-29 2015-04-25 2015-08-07 2016-08-14. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (4) 2013-07-15 2013-12-06 2014-04-29 2015-03-13
  4. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2008-10-21 2012-03-28 2015-04-25
  5. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (3) 2012-03-28 2015-04-25 2015-08-07
  6. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (2) 2015-04-25 2016-08-14
  7. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2013-07-15 2013-12-06
  8. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2013-07-15
  9. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2014-04-29
  10. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2012-03-28
  11. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2014-04-29
  12. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2011-06-25
  13. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2008-10-21
  14. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2008-10-21
  15. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2011-06-25
  16. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2015-01-19
  17. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2014-04-29
  18. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2011-06-25
  19. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2012-03-28
  20. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2015-01-19


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