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....
in The Review of Financial Studies
January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Insurance; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economics of Health; Demographic Economics. 23993 words.
This paper investigates the impact of demographic shocks on optimal decisions about saving, life insurance, and, most centrally, asset allocation. The analysis indicates that marital-status...
in Journal of African Economies
November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economics of Health; Production and Organizations. 15929 words.
Contrary to Asian countries, the agricultural sector in Africa has not benefited from the green revolution success. After a long time of disinterest in the agriculture sector in Africa,...
in Oxford Economic Papers
April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Development. 10318 words.
Thanks to antiretroviral therapies (ART), people living with HIV (PLHIV) can now have a near-normal life at a cost of a few hundred dollars per year. ...