Richard Akresh

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Research Output

2018
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

2016

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

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

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

Detailed Geographic Information, Conflict Exposure, and Health Impacts

Akresh, R., Caruso, G. & Thirumurthy, H., Nov 7 2016, 45 p. (IZA Discussion Paper; no. 10330).

Research output: Working paper

Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation of the Household Welfare Impacts of Conditional and Unconditional Cash Transfers Given to Mothers or Fathers

Akresh, R., de Walque, D. & Kazianga, H., Jun 2016, World Bank Group, 49 p. (Policy Research Working Papers; no. 7730).

Research output: Working paper

2013

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

Akresh, R., de Walque, D. & Kazianga, H., Jan 2013, World Bank Group, 57 p. (Policy Research Working Papers; no. 6340).

Research output: Working paper

2012

Child ability and household human capital investment decisions in Burkina Faso

Akresh, R., Bagby, E., Walque, D. D. & Kazianga, H., Oct 1 2012, In : Economic Development and Cultural Change. 61, 1, p. 157-186 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Labor, Schooling, and Child Ability

Akresh, R., Bagby, E., de Walque, D. & Kazianga, H., Feb 2012, World Bank Group, 43 p. (Policy Research Working Papers; no. 5965).

Research output: Working paper

Productive efficiency and the scope for cooperation in polygynous households

Akresh, R., Chen, J. J. & Moore, C. T., Jan 1 2012, In : American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 94, 2, p. 395-401 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

War and stature: Growing up during the Nigerian civil war

Akresh, R., Bhalotra, S., Leone, M. & Osili, U. O., Jul 5 2012, In : American Economic Review. 102, 3, p. 273-277 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wars and child health: Evidence from the Eritrean-Ethiopian conflict

Akresh, R., Lucchetti, L. & Thirumurthy, H., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Development Economics. 99, 2, p. 330-340 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Civil war, crop failure, and child stunting in Rwanda

Akresh, R., Verwimp, P. & Bundervoet, T., Jul 2011, In : Economic Development and Cultural Change. 59, 4, p. 777-810 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Residential Rivalry and Constraints on the Availability of Child Labor

Akresh, R. & Edmonds, E. V., Jun 25 2011, 35 p. (NBER Working Paper; no. w17165).

Research output: Working paper

2009

Flexibility of household structure: Child fostering decisions in Burkina Faso

Akresh, R., 2009, In : Journal of Human Resources. 44, 4, p. 976-997 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health and civil war in rural Burundi

Bundervoet, T., Verwimp, P. & Akresh, R., 2009, In : Journal of Human Resources. 44, 2, p. 536-563 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Armed Conflict and Schooling: Evidence from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

Akresh, R. & de Walque, D., May 2008, World Bank Group, 38 p. (Policy Research Working Papers; no. 4606).

Research output: Working paper