Chris Elbers

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics

De Boelelaan 1105

Amsterdam, 1081HV

Netherlands

Tinbergen Institute - Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam (TIA)

Gustav Mahlerplein 117

Amsterdam, 1082 MS

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Solving the Discrete-Time Stochastic Ramsey Model

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 09-018/2
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Chris Elbers
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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Ramsey model, Stochastic Ramsey model, Solution methods

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Effectiveness of Large Scale Water and Sanitation Interventions: The One Million Initiative in Mozambique

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 12-069/2
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, United Nations - Mozambique Office, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, United Nations - Mozambique Office and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 168 (175,463)
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impact evaluation, water and sanitation programs, health impact

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Vulnerability in a Stochastic Dynamic Model

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2003-070/2
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Oct 2003
Chris Elbers and Jan Willem Gunning
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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vulnerability, expected poverty, risk, Ramsey model, consumption regressions

Growth and Risk: Methodology and Micro Evidence

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2003-068/2
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Oct 2003
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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growth, risk, Ramsey model, convergence

Growth and Risk: Methodology and Micro Evidence

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 1-20, 2007
Posted: 18 Jun 2008
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics

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D10, D91, C51, O12

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How Good a Map? Putting Small Area Estimation to the Test

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4155
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of California, Berkeley, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, University of California, Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics (Deceased) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Small Area Estimation Poverty Mapping, Rural Poverty Reduction, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Population Policies

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Assessing Budget Support with Statistical Impact Evaluation: A Methodological Proposal

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2007-075/2
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Sep 2007
Chris Elbers, Jan Willem Gunning and Kobus de Hoop
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and Tinbergen Institute
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Impact Evaluation, Budget Support, Aid Effectiveness, Education, Africa, Zambia

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Growth Regressions and Economic Theory

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2002-034/2
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Apr 2002
Chris Elbers and Jan Willem Gunning
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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economic growth, growth regressions, growth under uncertainty

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Re-Interpreting Sub-Group Inequality Decompositions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3687
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Aug 2005
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG)
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Poverty Alleviation Through Geographic Targeting: How Much Does Disaggregation Help?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3419
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Singapore Management University - School of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG) and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Targeting, Poverty, Poverty Maps

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Micro-Level Estimation of Welfare

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2911
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Peter F. Lanjouw, Jean O. Lanjouw and Chris Elbers
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of California, Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics (Deceased) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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Convergence, Shocks and Poverty

Tinbergen Institute Working Paper 2002-035/2
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Apr 2002
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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convergence, poverty dynamics, growth under uncertainty.

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Imputed Welfare Estimates in Regression Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3294
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Chris Elbers, Jean O. Lanjouw and Peter F. Lanjouw
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, University of California, Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics (Deceased) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Imputed Welfare Estimates in Regression Analysis

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 101-118, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Chris Elbers, n O. Lanjouw and Peter F. Lanjouw
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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JEL classifications: O15, O18, C13, C21

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Evaluation of Development Programs: Using Regressions to Assess the Impact of Complex Interventions

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 12-081/2
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Chris Elbers and Jan Willem Gunning
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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program evaluation, randomized controlled trials, policy evaluation, treatment heterogeneity, budget support, sector-wide programs, aid effectiveness

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Insurance and Rural Welfare

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 07-011/2
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Feb 2007
Chris Elbers, Jan Willem Gunning and Lei Pan
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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Structural estimation, discrete choices, insurance

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On the Unequal Inequality of Poor Communities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3313
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank, World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG) and CGIAR - Food Consumption and Nutrition Division
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On the Unequal Inequality of Poor Communities

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 401-421, 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG) and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Estimation of Normal Mixtures in a Nested Error Model with an Application to Small Area Estimation of Poverty and Inequality

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6962
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Chris Elbers and Roy van der Weide
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and World Bank
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Inequality

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Investment Under Risk with Discrete and Continuous Assets: Solution and Estimation

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 09-054/2
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jun 2009
Chris Elbers, Jan Willem Gunning and Melinda Vigh
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and VU University Amsterdam
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value function iteration, mixed continuous/discrete controls, stochastic dynamic choice model

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Evaluation of Development Programs: Randomized Controlled Trials or Regressions?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6587
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Chris Elbers and Jan Willem Gunning
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and VU University Amsterdam
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Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences

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Modelling Sequencing Patterns in Asset Acquisition: The Case of Smallholder Farmers in Three Rural Districts in Uganda

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 May 2011
Nicky R. M. Pouw and Chris Elbers
University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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Poverty monitoring, asset accumulation, smallholder farmers, priority patterns

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Picking Winners: Measuring the Effectiveness of Selectively Placed Policy Interventions

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2017-110/V
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Nov 2017
Melinda Vigh and Chris Elbers
VU University Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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Program evaluation, Selection effect, Correlated random coefficients