Publications

Yes we can! Unbundling poverty graduation programs for cost-effective impact, World Bank Development Impact blog, May 2022

with Markus Goldstein, Patrick Premand and Julia Vaillant


Tackling Psychosocial and Capital Constraints to Alleviate Poverty, Nature, May 2022

with Markus Goldstein, Bassirou Karimou, Dean Karlan, Harounan Kazianga, William Parienté, Patrick Premand, Catherine Thomas, Christopher Udry, Julia Vaillant, Kelsey Wright

Nature Research Briefing

Behind the Paper (with P. Premand)

Pathways out of extreme poverty? The cost-effectiveness of productive inclusion measures in Sahelian safety nets, World Bank's Let's Talk Development blog, April 2021

with Patrick Premand


Pathways out of Extreme Poverty: Tackling Psychosocial and Capital Constraints with a Multi-faceted Social Protection Program in Niger, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No 9562, March 2021

with Markus Goldstein, Dean Karlan, Harounan Kazianga, William Parienté, Patrick Premand, Catherine Thomas, Christopher Udry, Julia Vaillant, Kelsey Wright


Resilience at scale: productive inclusion through safety nets in the Sahel, World Bank's Jobs and Development blog, March 2021

with Patrick Premand


Productive Inclusion Measures and Adaptive Social Protection in the Sahel, The State of Economic Inclusion Report, January 2021

with Edward Archibald and Patrick Premand


After the Rains: Assisting flood-affected households through adaptive social protection, World Bank's Development and a Changing Climate blog, October 2020

with Christian Bodewig and Nuria Branders


Constraints to Productive Employment Faced by Safety Nets Beneficiaries in the Sahel : Results of a Multi-Country Qualitative Assessment. World Bank, June 2020

with Estelle Koussoubé and Patrick Premand


Biometric Tracking, Healthcare Provision and Data Quality: Experimental Evidence from Tuberculosis Control, NBER Working Paper No 26388, October 2019

with Clara Delavallade and Vincent Pons


The Power of Biometric Identification for Development, VoxDev blog post, September 2019

with Clara Delavallade, Vincent Pons and Vestal McIntyre


The Politics of Safety Nets: Don't Shy Away, World Bank's Africa CAN blog, November 2018


Knowledge about tuberculosis and infection prevention behavior: A nine city longitudinal study from India, PLOS-One, October 2018

with Sophie Huddart, Vincent Pons, Siddhartha Baral, Madhukar Pai and Clara Delavallade


Recognizing and Leveraging Politics to Expand and Sustain Social Safety Nets, in Beegle, Coudouel, Monsalve (eds): Realizing the Full Potential of Social Safety Nets in Africa. The World Bank, 2018

with Aline Coudouel


Experiments, Policy and Theory in Development Economics (ungated), Journal of Economic Methodology 23(2), 2016

with Clara Delavallade


Shape Up and Ship Out? Gender Constraints to Growth and Exporting in South Africa, in Brenton, Gamberoni, Sear (eds): Women and Trade in Africa: Realizing the Potential, The World Bank, 2013

with Francisco Campos, Aidan Coville, Markus Goldstein, Gareth Roberts, and Sandra Sequeira


Why is Economic Mobility so Low in Africa?, The New York Times, 2013


Social Mobility in Five African Countries, Review of Income and Wealth, 2013

with Denis Cogneau - media - award


Cross-cutting Cleavages, Discrimination and Inter-Personal Financial Transfers - A Lab Experiment in Chennai, India, APSA Annual Meeting Paper, 2011

with Joel Selway


Social Divisions and Interpersonal Transfers in India, OECD Conference Paper, 2011

with Joel Selway


Individual Determinants of Ethnic Identification, ERSA Working Paper, 2011


Ethnicity and Election Outcomes in Ghana, DIAL Working Paper, 2011


Giving Schoolchildren a Chance, Mint – The Wall Street Journal, 2008

with Clara Delavallade


Economic overview of Sub-Saharan Africa, in L’économie mondiale 2008, CEPII, La Découverte, 2007


Les déterminants de l’identification ethnique en Afrique de l’Ouest, Afrique Contemporaine n°220, 2007


Inequality and Equity in Africa, DIAL Working Paper and Notes et Documents, French Development Agency, 2006

with Denis Cogneau, Philippe De Vreyer, Charlotte Guénard, Victor Hiller, Philip Leite, Sandrine Mesplé-Somps, Laure Pasquier-Doumer, and Constance Torelli


Conjoncture et prevision macroeconomiques au Burkina Faso, in Rapport de conjoncture et prevision des pays de la Zone Franc, French Development Agency, 2006