Stephen D. Younger

Tulane University - CEQ Institute

Associate Director

6823 St Charles Ave

New Orleans, LA 70118

United States

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Decomposing World Education Inequality

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 187
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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Education, inequality, decomposition, global, TIMSS

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Cross-Country Determinants of Declines in Infant Mortality: A Growth Regression Approach

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Sep 2003
Stephen D. Younger
Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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infant mortality, cross-country analysis, growth regression

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Living Standards in Africa

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Aug 2007
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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Indirect Tax Incidence in Madagascar: Updated Estimates Using the Input-Output Table

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 147
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Nov 2003
Harivelo Rajemison, Steven Haggblade and Stephen D. Younger
Institut National de la Statistique (INSTAT), International Food Policy Research Institute and Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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Tax incidence, input-output table, Madagascar

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Integrating Gender into Benefit Incidence and Demand Analysis

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 167
Number of pages: 172 Posted: 16 Sep 2004
Peter Glick, Rumki Saha and Stephen D. Younger
RAND Corporation, Cornell University - Food and Nutrition Policy Program and Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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Benefit incidence, gender, education, health care, time allocation, discrete choice analysis

Infant Mortality in Uganda: Determinants, Trends, and the Millennium Development Goals

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 May 2007
Sarah Ssewanyana and Stephen D. Younger
Economic Research Policy Centre (EPRC) and Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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Infant mortality, Uganda

Infant Mortality in Uganda: Determinants, Trends and the Millennium Development Goals

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 34-61, 2008
Posted: 21 May 2007 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2015
Sarah Ssewanyana and Stephen D. Younger
Economic Research Policy Centre (EPRC) and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Infant Mortality in Uganda: Determinants, Trends and the Millennium Development Goals

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 34-61, 2008
Posted: 22 Jun 2008
Sarah Ssewanyana and Stephen D. Younger
Economic Research Policy Centre (EPRC) and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons with Discrete Indicators of Well-Being

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 06-28
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Jun 2006
Jean-Yves Duclos, David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Laval University, Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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Multidimensional Poverty, Stochastic Dominance

Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons With Discrete Indicators of Well-Being

POVERTY AND INEQUALITY RE-EXAMINED, Stephen P. Jenkins, John Micklewright, eds., Oxford University Press, 2007
Posted: 19 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2014
Jean-Yves Duclos, David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Laval University, Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Multidimensional Poverty, Stochastic Dominance

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Growth and Poverty Reduction in Uganda, 1992-1999: A Multidimensional Analysis of Changes in Living Standards

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Nov 2003
Stephen D. Younger
Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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multidimensional poverty, Uganda

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Are Ghana's Public-Sector Employees Overpaid? Understanding the Public/Private Wage Gap and Its Effect on the Government Deficit

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1691
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jan 2018
Stephen D. Younger and Eric Osei-Assibey
Tulane University - CEQ Institute and Nagoya University
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GHANA, WEST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, labour market, fiscal policies, public sector, public debt, remuneration, wages, public-sector wage bill

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Indirect Tax Incidence in Madagascar: Estimations Using the Input-Output Table

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Oct 2003
Harivelo Rajemison and Stephen D. Younger
Institut National de la Statistique (INSTAT) and Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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tax incidence, Madagascar, input-output

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The Incidence of Public Services and Subsidies in Peru

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 103
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 07 Oct 2003
Stephen D. Younger
Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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incidence, Peru

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Children's Health Status in Uganda

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 188
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Godfrey Bahiigwa and Stephen D. Younger
Makerere University - Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) and Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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height-for-age, Uganda

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An Assessment of Changes in Infant and Under-Five Mortality in Demographic and Health Survey Data for Madagascar

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 207
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Aug 2006
Peter Glick, Stephen D. Younger and David E. Sahn
RAND Corporation, Tulane University - CEQ Institute and Cornell University
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Ghana's Macroeconomic Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1497
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Mar 2016
Stephen D. Younger
Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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Ghana; West Africa; Africa South of Sahara; Africa; macroeconomics; economic policies; economic stabilization

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Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 99/172
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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Taxes, health, education, income distribution

Partial Multidimensional Inequality Orderings

CIRPEE Working Paper 10-03
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Jean-Yves Duclos, David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Laval University, Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute
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Inequality, multidimensional comparisons, stochastic dominance

Partial Multidimensional Inequality Orderings

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 95, No. 3-4, pp. 225-238, April 2011
Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Jean-Yves Duclos, David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Laval University, Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Inequality, Multidimensional Comparisons, Stochastic Dominance

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The Effects of a CAADP-Compliant Budget on Poverty and Inequality in Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1677
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2017
Stephen D. Younger and Samuel Benin
Tulane University - CEQ Institute and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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GHANA, WEST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, poverty, agricultural development, public expenditure, public investment, CAADP, inequality

The Incidence of Child Health Improvements

Review of Development Economics 21 (2): 304-320, 2017
Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Fiscal Incidence in Ghana

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. e47-e66, 2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Stephen D. Younger, Eric Osei‐Assibey and Felix Oppong
Tulane University - CEQ Institute, University of Ghana and World Bank
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An Incidence Analysis of Recent Child Health and Education Improvements in Africa

Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development, edited by Machiko Nissanke and Muna Ndulo. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017
Posted: 01 May 2016 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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inequality, health, education, inclusive growth

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Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: Macroeconomic Adjustment and Beyond

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 13, AERC Suppl. 1, 2004
Posted: 30 Aug 2014
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Inequality and Poverty in Africa in an Era of Globalization: Looking Beyond Income to Health and Education

The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa, edited by Machiko Nissanke and Erik Thorbecke. Oxford University Press, 2010
Posted: 26 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2014
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Pro-Poor Policies in Sudan and South Sudan: Distributional Impact of Public Spending and Taxation

African Development Review 28(S2): 191-218, October 2016
Posted: 29 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Risk, Knowledge and Health in Africa: Introduction to the Symposium

African Development Review, 2009
Posted: 21 May 2011
Independent, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Cornell University, Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Measuring Intra-Household Inequality: Explorations using the Body Mass Index

Health Economics 18(S1): S13-S36, April, 2009 (UNU-WIDER Special Issue on Health and Development)
Posted: 05 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2009
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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The Joint Demand for Health Care, Leisure, and Commodities: Implications for Health Care Finance and Access in Vietnam

Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 1475-1500, November 2007
Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Chad D. Meyerhoefer, David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Lehigh University, Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Transfer Payments, Mother's Income, and Child Health in Ecuador

Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 1126-1143, October 2007
Posted: 21 Nov 2007
Mauricio León and Stephen D. Younger
Independent and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Changes in Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Looking Beyond Income to Health and Education

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 215-233, November 2006
Posted: 06 Dec 2006
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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inequality, poverty, health, education, Latin America

Robust Multidimensional Spatial Poverty Comparisons in Ghana, Madagascar, and Uganda

World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 91-113, 2006
Posted: 16 Apr 2006
Jean-Yves Duclos, David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Laval University, Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Multidimensional poverty, Stochastic dominance, Ghana, Madagascar, Uganda

Robust Multidimensional Spatial Poverty Comparisons in Ghana, Madagascar, and Uganda

World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 91-113, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Jean-Yves Duclos, David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Laval University, Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Improvements in Children's Health: Does Inequality Matter?

Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 125-143, 2005
Posted: 11 Oct 2005
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Distribution, Health and Nutrition

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Exchange Rate, Fiscal and Agricultural Policies in Africa: Does Adjustment Hurt the Poor?

World Development, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 719-747, April 1996
Posted: 18 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Paul Dorosh, David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Agricultural policy, food policy, fiscal policy, public expenditures, taxation, computable general equilibrium model

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Testing the Link between Devaluation and Inflation: Time Series Evidence from Ghana

Posted: 01 Jan 2004
Stephen D. Younger
Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Exchange rate, devaluation, inflation, Ghana

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Expenditure Incidence in Africa: Microeconomic Evidence

Fiscal Studies, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 329-347, September 2000
Posted: 27 Dec 2003
David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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A Comparison of Ghanaian Civil Servants' Earnings Before and after Retrenchment

Posted: 12 Nov 2003
Stephen D. Younger, Sudharshan Canagarajah and Harold Alderman
Tulane University - CEQ Institute, Europe and Central Asia Region and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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retrenchment, civil service, Ghana

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Tax Incidence in Madagascar: An Analysis Using Household Data

Posted: 23 Oct 2003
Stephen D. Younger, David E. Sahn, Steven Haggblade and Paul Dorosh
Tulane University - CEQ Institute, Cornell University, International Food Policy Research Institute and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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Aid and the Dutch Disease: Macroeconomic Management When Everybody Loves You

Posted: 22 Oct 2003
Stephen D. Younger
Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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exchange rate, Dutch Disease, inflation, Ghana

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Dominance Testing of Transfers in Romania

Posted: 16 Oct 2003
David E. Sahn, Stephen D. Younger and Kenneth Simler
Cornell University, Tulane University - CEQ Institute and CGIAR - Food Consumption and Nutrition Division

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The Demand for Health Care Services in Rural Tanzania

Posted: 01 Oct 2003
David E. Sahn, Stephen D. Younger and Garance Genicot
Cornell University, Tulane University - CEQ Institute and Georgetown University - Department of Economics

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Decomposing World Health Inequality

Posted: 22 Sep 2003
Menno Prasad Pradhan, David E. Sahn and Stephen D. Younger
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Cornell University and Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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Health, Inequality

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Benefits on the Margin: Observations on Marginal Benefit Incidence

Posted: 02 Sep 2003
Stephen D. Younger
Tulane University - CEQ Institute

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marginal benefit incidence