Richard Akresh

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John St

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (23)

Armed Conflict and Schooling : Evidence from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4606
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Richard Akresh and Damien de Walque
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Population Policies, Youth and Governance, Primary Education, Post Conflict Reconstruction, Education For All

Armed Conflict and Schooling: Evidence from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Richard Akresh and Damien de Walque
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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civil war, human capital investment, education, genocide, Africa

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6340
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Richard Akresh, Damien de Walque and Harounan Kazianga
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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Youth and Governance, Primary Education, Street Children, Educational Sciences, Education For All

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Health and Civil War in Rural Burundi

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Aug 2007
Tom Bundervoet, Philip Verwimp and Richard Akresh
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - MOSI, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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child health, economic shocks, stunting, Africa, civil war

Health and Civil War in Rural Burundi

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4500
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tom Bundervoet, Philip Verwimp and Richard Akresh
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - MOSI, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Youth and Governance, Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Post Conflict Reconstruction, Health Monitoring & Evaluation

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Civil War, Crop Failure, and Child Stunting in Rwanda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4208
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Richard Akresh, Philip Verwimp and Tom Bundervoet
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - MOSI
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Youth and Governance, Population Policies, Rural Poverty Reduction, Children and Youth, Adolescent Health

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7730
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2017
Richard Akresh, Damien de Walque and Harounan Kazianga
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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Services & Transfers to Poor, Labor Policies, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Rural Poverty Reduction, Primary Education

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Adjusting Household Structure: School Enrollment Impacts of Child Fostering in Burkina Faso

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Nov 2004
Richard Akresh
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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human capital investment, child fostering, household structure

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Risk, Network Quality, and Family Structure: Child Fostering Decisions in Burkina Faso

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jan 2005
Richard Akresh
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Child fostering, risk-coping, social networks, household structure

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Child Labor, Schooling, and Child Ability

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5965
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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Youth and Governance, Educational Sciences, Street Children, Primary Education, Children and Youth

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Understanding Pareto Inefficient Intrahousehold Allocations

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Richard Akresh
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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intrahousehold allocation, collective household models, Pareto efficiency, Africa

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Civil War, Crop Failure, and the Health Status of Young Children

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Oct 2006
Richard Akresh and Philip Verwimp
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
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child health, economic shocks, civil war, rainfall shocks, Africa

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The Impact of Violent Conflict on Child Health: What are the Channels?

MICROCON Policy Briefing 6
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Apr 2010
Philip Verwimp, Tom Bundervoet and Richard Akresh
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - MOSI and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Violent conflict, health, Burundi, Rwanda

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War and Stature: Growing Up During the Nigerian Civil War

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Dec 2011
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Sussex and Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
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war, height, early life, human capital investments, Nigeria

Child Ability and Household Human Capital Investment Decisions in Burkina Faso

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5370
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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Educational Sciences, Youth and Governance, Primary Education, Gender and Law, Street Children

Child Ability and Household Human Capital Investment Decisions in Burkina Faso

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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child ability, sibling rivalry, education, household decisions, Africa

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Detailed Geographic Information, Conflict Exposure, and Health Impacts

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Richard Akresh, Germán Caruso and Harsha Thirumurthy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank and University of Pennsylvania
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child health, conflict, fetal origins hypothesis, Africa

Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5958
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Richard Akresh, Damien de Walque and Harounan Kazianga
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Richard Akresh, Damien de Walque and Harounan Kazianga
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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cash transfers, conditionality, gender, child health, Africa

Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2021
Richard Akresh, Damien de Walque and Harounan Kazianga
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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Wars and Child Health: Evidence from the Eritrean-Ethiopian Conflict

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank and University of Pennsylvania
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child health, conflict, economic shocks, Africa

First and Second Generation Impacts of the Biafran War

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Sussex and Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
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intergenerational, conflict, human capital, fetal origins, Africa

First and Second Generation Impacts of the Biafran War

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Essex, University of Sussex and Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
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Altruism, Cooperation, and Efficiency: Agricultural Production in Polygynous Households

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jan 2012
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Agricultural, Environmental & Development Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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altruism, non-cooperative behavior, household bargaining, polygyny, Africa

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Using Achievement Tests to Measure Language Assimilation and Language Bias Among Immigrant Children

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Richard Akresh and Ilana Redstone Akresh
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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immigration, language assimilation, New Immigrant Survey, Woodcock Johnson achievement tests

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The Analytical Returns to Measuring a Detailed Household Roster

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Richard Akresh and Eric V. Edmonds
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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sibling rivalry, Lorenz curves, household composition, schooling

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Residential Rivalry and Constraints on the Availability of Child Labor

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2021
Richard Akresh and Eric V. Edmonds
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Medium-Term Health Impacts of Shocks Experienced in Utero and after Birth: Evidence from Detailed Geographic Information on War Exposure

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2021
Richard Akresh, Germán Caruso and Harsha Thirumurthy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, World Bank and University of Pennsylvania
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Long-Term and Intergenerational Effects of Education: Evidence from School Construction in Indonesia

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Richard Akresh, Daniel Halim and Marieke Kleemans
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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