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
evidence Social Sciences
school construction Social Sciences
Rwanda Social Sciences
capital investment Social Sciences
ability Social Sciences
civil war Social Sciences

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Research Output 2008 2018

school construction
living standard

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, African Successes: Human Capital. Edwards, S., Johnson, S. & Weil, D. N. (eds.). University of Chicago Press, Vol. 2. p. 113-135

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., Chen, J. J. & Moore, C. T., Jul 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

Climate change, conflict, and children

Akresh, R., Mar 1 2016, In : Future of Children. 26, 1, p. 51-71 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
climate change