Harold Alderman

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

1201 Eye St, NW,

Washington, DC 20005

United States

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Educational and Health Impacts of Two School Feeding Schemes: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Rural Burkina Faso

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4976
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Harounan Kazianga, Damien de Walque and Harold Alderman
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Youth and Governance, Primary Education, Education For All, Street Children, Tertiary Education

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Child Nutrition, Child Health, and School Enrollment: A Longitudinal Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1700
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Harold Alderman, Jere Behrman, Victor Lavy and Rekha Menon
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Impact Evaluation of School Feeding Programs in Lao Pdr

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5518
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Alison M. Buttenheim, Harold Alderman and Jed Friedman
University of Pennsylvania, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Education For All, Youth and Governance, Nutrition, Primary Education, Food & Beverage Industry

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The Impact of Food for Education Programs on School Participation In Northern Uganda

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jan 2013
Harold Alderman, Daniel O. Gilligan and Kim Lehrer
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
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The 'Glass of Milk' Subsidy Program and Malnutrition in Peru

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3089
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Nov 2003
David C. Stifel and Harold Alderman
Lafayette College and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Health & Population, Governance, Poverty

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Reducing Child Malnutrition in Tanzania - Combined Effects of Income Growth and Program Interventions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3567
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Apr 2005
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Research Department and University of Turin, Esomas
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nutrition, program evaluation, income growth, Tanzania, MDG

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Can Transfer Programs Be Made More Nutrition Sensitive?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Apr 2014
Harold Alderman
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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food security, social policies, Nutrition, resilience, cash transfers, social protection, social safety nets

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Attrition in Longitudinal Household Survey Data: Some Tests for Three Developing-Country Samples

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2447
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Sociology, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Conducting Ethical Economic Research: Complications from the Field

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6446
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Harold Alderman, Jishnu Das and Vijayendra Rao
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Information Security & Privacy, Population Policies, Tertiary Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks

Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3128
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Takashi Yamano, Harold Alderman and Luc Christiaensen
World Bank - Africa Region, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank
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Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 87, No. 2, pp. 273-288, May 2005
Posted: 15 Dec 2005
Takashi Yamano, Harold Alderman and Luc Christiaensen
World Bank - Africa Region, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank

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nutrition, social protection, transfer programs, school feeding

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A Framework for Physical Growth and Child Development

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01435
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Harold Alderman, Jere Behrman and Paul Glewwe
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics
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nutrition, human capital, child development

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With the Help of One's Neighbors: Externalities in the Production of Nutrition in Peru

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2627
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Harold Alderman, Jesko Hentschel and Ricardo Sabatés
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and Faculty of Education
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How Can Safety Nets Contribute to Economic Growth?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6437
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Harold Alderman and Ruslan Yemtsov
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank - Social Proteciton and Jobs Global Practice
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Safety Nets and Transfers, Labor Policies, Rural Poverty Reduction, Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets

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Almost Random: Evaluating a Large-Scale Randomized Nutrition Program in the Presence of Crossover

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4784
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sebastian Linnemayr and Harold Alderman
Harvard University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Disease Control & Prevention, Housing & Human Habitats, Access to Finance, Early Child and Children's Health

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The Nutritional Returns to Parental Education

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01379
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Harold Alderman and Derek D. Headey
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Children, Education, Nutrition, Malnutrition, Undernutrition, Stunting, Parental Education, Parents

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The Economic Rationale for Investing in Stunting Reduction

Maternal and Child Nutrition, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Independent and University of Waterloo
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undernutrition, stunting, benefit, cost ratios, economic productivity

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The Effect of Height on Earnings: Is Stature Just a Proxy for Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8254
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2017
Laurent Bossavie, Harold Alderman, John Giles and Cem Mete
The World Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank and World Bank - Human Development Sector
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Gender and Economic Policy, Gender and Economics, Gender and Poverty, Nutrition, Economics and Gender

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The Contribution of Increased Equity to the Estimated Social Benefits from a Transfer Program: An Illustration from PROGRESA

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1475
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Nov 2015
Harold Alderman, Jere Behrman and Afia Tasneem
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and World Bank
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poverty; welfare; economic development; social protection; conditional cash transfer

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Tall Claims: Mortality Selection and the Height of Children

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5846
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Harold Alderman, Michael Lokshin and Sergiy Radyakin
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Population Policies, Youth and Governance, Adolescent Health, Early Child and Children's Health

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Is Consanguinity an Impediment to Improving Human Development Outcomes?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8074
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
Cem Mete, Laurent Bossavie, John Giles and Harold Alderman
World Bank - Human Development Sector, European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO), World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Anthropology, Gender and Social Development, Nutrition

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The Impact at Scale of the Ghana School Feeding Programme on Primary School-Age Children's Anthropometry: A Cluster Randomised Trial

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Imperial College London, University of Ghana, University of Ghana - Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Sussex - Institute of Development Studies, Imperial College London, Imperial College London, Imperial College London and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Nutrition, School-Age, School Feeding, Impact Evaluation, Ghana

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Progress in Reducing Child Mortality and Undernutrition in India: An Application of the Lives Saved Tool

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Harold Alderman, Phuong Hong Nguyen and Purnima Menon
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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India; Lives Saved Tool; Child Mortality; Stunting; Undernutrition

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The Contribution of Increased Equity to the Estimated Social Benefits from a Transfer Program: An Illustration from Progresa/Oportunidades

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8026
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Harold Alderman and Jere Behrman
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Inequality, Educational Sciences

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Food for Thought?: Experimental Evidence on the Learning Impacts of a Large-Scale School Feeding Program in Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1782
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jan 2019
Imperial College London, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Ghana, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ghana, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa, Child Feeding, School Meals, Learning, Cognition, Field Experimentation, Primary Education, Randomized Controlled Trials

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Adding a Nutrition Behavior Change Communication Component to an Early Childhood Development Intervention in Malawi: A Cluster Randomized Trial

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1804 (2019)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Liverpool - Department of Women and Children’s Health, Save the Children Malawi - Nutrition Embedding Evaluation Project (NEEP), Royal College of Medicine, University of California, Berkeley - School of Public Health and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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child development, impact assessment, preschool education, preschool children, behaviour changes, child care, diet, nutrition

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Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3128
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Takashi Yamano, Harold Alderman and Luc Christiaensen
Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank
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Food & Nutrition Policy, Gender and Development, Development Economics & Aid Effectiveness, Food & Beverage Industry, School Health, School Health, Food & Beverage Industry, Food & Nutrition Policy, Development Economics & Aid Effectiveness, Poverty Lines

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Public and Private Returns to Investing in Nutrition

In Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology, edited by John Komlos, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Harold Alderman and David E. Sahn
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Cornell University

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The "Glass of Milk" Subsidy Program and Malnutrition in Peru

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 421-448, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
David C. Stifel and Harold Alderman
Lafayette College and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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Reducing the Incidence of Low Birth Weight in Low-Income Countries Has Substantial Economic Benefits

The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 25-48, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Harold Alderman and E.R. Behrman
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Long Term Consequences of Early Childhood Malnutrition

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 450-474, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Harold Alderman, John Hoddinott and Bill H. Kinsey
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics

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On the Determinants of Nutrition in Mozambique: The Importance of Age-Specific Effects

World Development, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 577-588, April 1997
Posted: 01 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Harold Alderman and David E. Sahn
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Cornell University

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nutrition, health, income, Africa

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

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 259-88, October 1995
Posted: 12 Nov 2003
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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The Effect of Food Subsidies on Labor Supply in Sri Lanka

Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 125-145, October 1996
Posted: 08 Nov 2003
David E. Sahn and Harold Alderman
Cornell University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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labor supply, subsidies, Sri Lanka