Richard Akresh

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Research Interests


Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Ph.D., Yale University

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child labor Social Sciences
Burkina Faso Social Sciences
Rwanda Social Sciences
capital investment Social Sciences
ability Social Sciences
civil war Social Sciences
human capital Social Sciences
altruism Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2009 2017

First and Second Generation Impacts of the Biafran War

Akresh, R., Bhalotra, S. R., Leone, M. & Osili, U. O., Aug 31 2017, 70 p. (IZA Discussion Paper; no. 10938).

Research output: Working paper

first generation
primary education
civil war

Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso

Akresh, R. S., Walque, D. D. & Kazianga, H., 2016, NBER African Successes: Human Capital. Edwards, S., Johnson, S. & Weil, D. (eds.). University of Chicago Press, Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cash transfers
Burkina Faso
Conditional cash transfers
Health services

Altruism, cooperation, and efficiency: Agricultural production in polygynous households

Akresh, R. S., Chen, J. J. & Moore, C. T., Jul 1 2016, In : Economic Development and Cultural Change. 64, 4, p. 661-696 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural production
transaction cost
social capital

Armed Conflict and Schooling: Evidence from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

Akresh, R. & de Walque, D., Apr 20 2016, 38 p. (World Bank Policy Research Working Paper; no. 4606).

Research output: Working paper

school enrollment
household survey

Cash Transfers and Child Schooling: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation of the Role of Conditionality

Akresh, R., de Walque, D. & Kazianga, H., Apr 20 2016, (World Bank Policy Research Working Paper; no. 6340).

Research output: Working paper