Sylvain Dessy

Laval University - Département d'Économique

2325 Rue de l'Université

Ste-Foy, Quebec G1K 7P4 G1K 7P4

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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
Laval University - Département d'Économique and University of Montreal
Downloads 1,192 (9,833)

Abstract:

Microfinance, female entrepreneurship, supermodular games

2.

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
Laval University - Département d'Économique and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Downloads 237 (99,130)
Citation 8

Abstract:

macroeconomic analyses of economic development, labor force composition

3.

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
Laval University - Département d'Économique and Laval University - Département d'Économique
Downloads 163 (139,845)

Abstract:

Marriage-timing, high-powered career, supermodular game, strategic complementarities, multiple equilibria, coordination failure

4.

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
Laval University - Département d'Économique and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 80 (242,503)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Remittances, migration, growth, education, general equilibrium, child labor

5.

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
Laval University - Département d'Économique, affiliation not provided to SSRN and African Development Bank
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Abstract:

FDIs in farmland, local populations, welfare

6.

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
Laval University - Département d'Économique, University of Montreal and Developpement International Desjardins
Downloads 68 (273,454)

Abstract:

Sub-Saharan Africa, Agricultural modernization, Fertilizer adoption, Supermodular games

7.

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
Laval University - Département d'Économique, INRA-AgroParisTech and Laval University
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Abstract:

Child trafficking, Externalities, International cooperation, Cooperative equilibrium

8.

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
Laval University - Département d'Économique, University of Quebec at Montreal and University of Quebec at Montreal - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Trade openness, skill-supply, agricultural extension services, general equilibrium

9.

The Political Economy of Social Inclusion

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Laval University - Département d'Économique, University of Quebec at Montreal - Department of Economics and African Development Bank
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Abstract:

Inclusive policies, social exclusion, rebellion, financial safe havens, development

10.

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 Laval University - Département d'Économique
Downloads 35 (369,689)

Abstract:

Development assistance, fiscal conditionality, school user fees, intertemporal

11.

Whither the Progressive Tax?

CIRPEE Working Paper 13-40
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Nov 2013
Sylvain Dessy and Safa Ragued
Laval University - Département d'Économique and Laval University
Downloads 25 (388,343)

Abstract:

Tax progressivity, higher education, skilled information, capital inflows, general equilibrium

12.

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 Laval University - Département d'Économique
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Abstract:

Terms of trade, primary commodities, institutions, general equilibrium

13.

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
Laval University - Département d'Économique and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 16 (428,675)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Migration, remittances, general equilibrium

14.

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
Laval University - Département d'Économique and University of Quebec at Montreal - Department of Economics
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Citation 6
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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 Laval University - Département d'Économique
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16.

Underage Brides and Grooms' Education

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Apr 2017
Sylvain Dessy, Setou Diarra and Roland Pongou
Laval University - Département d'Économique, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Underage Marriage, Male Education, Nigeria, Patriarchal Norms.