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Birth Order and Schooling: Theory and Evidence from Twelve Sub-Saharan Countries

Michel Tenikue and Bertrand Verheyden.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development. 12431 words.

This paper examines the impact of birth order on the discrimination between siblings in terms of schooling and child labour. Our dynamic model shows how birth order interacts with current...

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Crises, Food Prices, and the Income Elasticity of Micronutrients:Estimates from Indonesia

Emmanuel Skoufias, Sailesh Tiwari and Hassan Zaman.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 10525 words.

The 2008 global food price crisis and more recent food price spikes have led to a greater focus on policies and programs to cushion the effects of such shocks on poverty and malnutrition....

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Educational Achievement and Socio-economic Background: Causality and Mechanisms in Senegal

Christelle Dumas and Sylvie Lambert.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2011; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development. 8174 words.

This paper addresses the question of intergenerational schooling mobility in Senegal. We use an original survey conducted in 2003 that provides instruments to deal with the endogeneity of...

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A Simple Method of Incorporating Income Effects into Logit and Nested-Logit Models: Theory and Application

Edward R. Morey, Vijaya R. Sharma and Anders Karlstrom.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health; Econometric Modelling; Economic Development. 3457 words.

Substantive income effects are incorporated in a logit or nested-logit model by assuming that utility is a piece-wise linear spline function of residual income. Specific income data are not...

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Time Discounting and Credit Market Access in a Large-Scale Cash Transfer Programme

Sudhanshu Handa, Bruno Martorano, Carolyn T. Halpern, Audrey Pettifor and Harsha Thirumurthy.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 7758 words.

Time discounting is thought to influence decision-making in almost every sphere of life, including personal finances, diet, exercise and sexual behaviour. In this article, we provide...

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