Sylvain Dessy

Université Laval - Département d'Économique

2325 Rue de l'Université

Ste-Foy, Quebec G1K 7P4 G1K 7P4

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Microfinance and Female Empowerment

Cahier de Reserche Working Paper No. 06-03
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Sylvain Dessy and Jacques Ewoudou
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and University of Montreal
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Microfinance, female entrepreneurship, supermodular games

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Why is Child Labor Illegal?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2901, PIER Working Paper No. 01-043
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Nov 2001
Sylvain Dessy and John Knowles
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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macroeconomic analyses of economic development, labor force composition

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Career Choice, Marriage-Timing, and the Attraction of Unequals

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1561; CIRPEE Working Paper No. 05-07
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Apr 2005
Sylvain Dessy and Habiba Djebbari
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and Université Laval - Département d'Économique
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Marriage-timing, high-powered career, supermodular game, strategic complementarities, multiple equilibria, coordination failure

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Foreign Direct Investments in Africa's Farmlands: Threat or Opportunity for Local Populations?

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, affiliation not provided to SSRN and African Development Bank
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FDIs in farmland, local populations, welfare

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Immigration Policy, Remittances, and Growth in the Migrant-Sending Country

CIRPEE Working Paper 09-15
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 May 2009
Sylvain Dessy and Tiana Rambeloma
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Remittances, migration, growth, education, general equilibrium, child labor

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The Global Fight Against Child Trafficking: How Can It Be Won?

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 12-13
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Mar 2012
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, INRA-AgroParisTech and Université Laval
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Child trafficking, Externalities, International cooperation, Cooperative equilibrium

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Understanding the Persistent Low Performance of African Agriculture

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 06-22
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Jun 2006
Sylvain Dessy, Jacques Ewoudou and Isabelle Ouellet
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, University of Montreal and Developpement International Desjardins
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Sub-Saharan Africa, Agricultural modernization, Fertilizer adoption, Supermodular games

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On the Mechanics of Trade-Induced Structural Transformation

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 05-29
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Sylvain Dessy, Flaubert Mbiekop and Stephane Pallage
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, University of Quebec at Montreal and University of Quebec at Montreal - Department of Economics
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Trade openness, skill-supply, agricultural extension services, general equilibrium

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The Political Economy of Social Inclusion

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, University of Quebec at Montreal - Department of Economics and African Development Bank
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Inclusive policies, social exclusion, rebellion, financial safe havens, development

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Birds of a Feather: Fiscal Conditionality and Recipient Country Ownership in Aid Allocation

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Nov 2008
Francis Andrianarison and Sylvain Dessy
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Université Laval - Département d'Économique
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Development assistance, fiscal conditionality, school user fees, intertemporal

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Whither the Progressive Tax?

CIRPEE Working Paper 13-40
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Nov 2013
Sylvain Dessy and Safa Ragued
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and Université Laval
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Tax progressivity, higher education, skilled information, capital inflows, general equilibrium

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Is Temporary Emigration of Unskilled Workers a Solution to the Child Labor Problem?

CIRPEE Working Paper 10-37
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Oct 2010
Sylvain Dessy and Tiana Rambeloma
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Migration, remittances, general equilibrium

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The Economic Foundations of Institutional Stagnation in Commodity-Exporting Countries

CIRPEE Working Paper 10-36
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Oct 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, African Development Bank and Université Laval - Département d'Économique
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Terms of trade, primary commodities, institutions, general equilibrium

14.

Underage Brides and Grooms' Education

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Apr 2017
Sylvain Dessy, Setou Diarra and Roland Pongou
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Underage Marriage, Male Education, Nigeria, Patriarchal Norms.

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A Theory of the Worst Forms of Child Labour

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 500, pp. 68-87, January 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Dec 2004
Sylvain Dessy and Stephane Pallage
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and University of Quebec at Montreal - Department of Economics
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Fertility Response to Climate Shocks

Partnership for Economic Policy Working Paper No. 2019-06
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Mar 2019
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, Université d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Developpement International (CERDI), University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and Université Laval
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Drought, Fertility, Agrarian Communities, Price of a marginal child

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Monetary and Multidimensional Child Poverty: Why They Differ

PEP working paper serie 2016-29
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 May 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2018
University of Oxford, Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), Université Laval - Département d'Économique and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Monetary child poverty, Multidimensional child deprivation, Maternal education, Heckman selection model

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The Political Economy of Government Revenues in Post-Conflict Resource-Rich Africa: Liberia and Sierra Leone

NBER Working Paper No. w18539
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Nov 2012
Victor A. B. Davies and Sylvain Dessy
African Development Bank and Université Laval - Département d'Économique
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Child Monetary Poverty and Multidimensional Deprivations: Why They Differ

CRREP Working Paper Series 2018-01
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 May 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2018
University of Oxford, Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), Université Laval - Département d'Économique and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Monetary Child Poverty, Child Deprivations, Maternal Education, Heckman Selection Model

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Fertility After the Drought: Theory and Evidence from Madagascar

CRREP working paper serie 2019-01
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, Université d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Developpement International (CERDI), University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and Université Laval
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Climatic Shocks; Droughts; Agricultural Season; Opportunity Cost of Children; Fertility; Irrigation

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Adolescent Brides and Grooms' Education: Theory and Evidence

CRREP working paper 2016-10
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2018
Sylvain Dessy, Setou Diarra and Roland Pongou
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Adolescent Marriage, Groom Education, Quantity-Quality Trade-off

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Market Power and Instrument Choice in Climate Policy

CRREP working paper serie 2017-04
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 May 2018
Bell Mbea and Sylvain Dessy
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and Université Laval - Département d'Économique
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Electricity, Cost-effectiveness, Duopoly, Innovation, Quantitative analysis.