Emmanuel Skoufias

World Bank

Lead Economist

1818 H Street, NW

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

34

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

An Evaluation of the Performance of Regression Discontinuity Design on Progresa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3386; IZA Discussion Paper No. 827
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2003
Hielke Buddelmeyer and Emmanuel Skoufias
Melbourne Institute and World Bank
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Conditional Cash Transfers, Adult Work Incentives, and Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3973
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias and Vincenzo di Maro
World Bank and University College London - Department of Economics
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Health Monitoring & Evaluation

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The Poverty Impacts of Climate Change: A Review of the Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5622
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias, Mariano Rabassa and Sergio Olivieri
World Bank, World Bank and Universidad Nacional de La Plata
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Climate Change Economics, Science of Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Regional Economic Development

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Electoral Accountability, Fiscal Decentralization and Service Delivery in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5614
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias, Ambar Narayan, Basab Dasgupta and Kai Kaiser
World Bank, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank and World Bank - Indonesia Resident Mission
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Subnational Economic Development, Public Sector Expenditure Policy, Parliamentary Government, E-Government, Debt Markets

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Evaluating the Impact of Mexico's Quality Schools Program : The Pitfalls of Using Nonexperimental Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4036
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias and Joseph Shapiro
World Bank and World Bank - The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
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Tertiary Education, Education For All, Primary Education, Teaching and Learning, Secondary Education, Economics of Education

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Can We Rely on Cash Transfers to Protect Dietary Diversity During Food Crises? Estimates from Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5548
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias, Sailesh Tiwari and Hassan Zaman
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Food & Beverage Industry, Nutrition, Rural Poverty Reduction, Economic Theory & Research, Inequality

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Measuring the Quality of Education and Health Services: The Use of Perception Data from Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5033
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Basab Dasgupta, Ambar Narayan and Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and World Bank
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Housing & Human Habitats, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Governance Indicators, Access to Finance, Education For All

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The Impacts of Cash and In-Kind Transfers on Consumption and Labor Supply: Experimental Evidence from Rural Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4778
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias, Mishel Unar and Teresa Gonzalez-Cossio
World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Food & Beverage Industry, Rural Poverty Reduction, Poverty Lines, Labor Policies

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Indigenous Peoples in Latin America: Economic Opportunities and Social Networks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4227
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Harry A. Patrinos, Emmanuel Skoufias and Trine Lunde
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Population Policies, Rural Poverty Reduction, Anthropology, Economic Theory & Research, Investment and Investment Climate

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Shorter, Cheaper, Quicker, Better: Linking Measures of Household Food Security to Nutritional Outcomes in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Uganda, and Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6584
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sailesh Tiwari, Emmanuel Skoufias and Maya Sherpa
World Bank, World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Food & Beverage Industry, Food Security, Regional Economic Development, Rural Poverty Reduction, Nutrition

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Electoral Accountability and Local Government Spending in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6782
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ambar Narayan, Emmanuel Skoufias, Basab Dasgupta and Kai Kaiser
World Bank, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Indonesia Resident Mission
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Subnational Economic Development, Parliamentary Government, E-Government, Public Sector Expenditure Policy, Debt Markets

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The Impacts of Climate Variability on Welfare in Rural Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5555
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias, Katja Vinha and Hector V. Conroy
World Bank, World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Science of Climate Change, Regional Economic Development, Global Environment Facility, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases

13.

Social Networks among Indigenous Peoples in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4949
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias, Trine Lunde and Harry A. Patrinos
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Population Policies, Access to Finance, Anthropology, Labor Policies, Housing & Human Habitats

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Monsoon Babies: Rainfall Shocks and Child Nutrition in Nepal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6395
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sailesh Tiwari, Hanan G. Jacoby and Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank, World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and World Bank
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Science of Climate Change, Environmental Economics & Policies, Global Environment Facility, Water Conservation, Youth and Governance

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Identifying the Vulnerable to Poverty from Natural Disasters: The Case of Typhoons in the Philippines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8857
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 May 2019
World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and World Bank
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Inequality, Natural Disasters, Educational Sciences, Hydrology, Social Protections & Assistance

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Too Little Too Late: Welfare Impacts of Rainfall Shocks in Rural Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5615
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias, B. Essama-Nssah and Roy Katayama
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Science of Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Housing & Human Habitats, Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development

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Does Access to Information Empower the Poor? Evidence from the Dominican Republic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6895
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias, Renata Narita and Ambar Narayan
World Bank, University of São Paulo (USP) and World Bank, Poverty Global Practice
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How Do Ex Ante Simulations Compare with Ex Post Evaluations? Evidence from the Impact of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5705
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Phillippe G. Leite, Ambar Narayan and Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank - Research Department, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and World Bank
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Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Youth and Governance, Primary Education

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Sources of Welfare Disparities Across and Within Regions of Brazil: Evidence from the 2002-03 Household Budget Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4803
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias and Roy Katayama
World Bank and World Bank
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies, Access to Finance

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Estimating Poverty Rates in Target Populations: An Assessment of the Simple Poverty Scorecard and Alternative Approaches

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7793
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Harvard University, Harvard University, World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank, World Bank and Stanford University
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Inequality

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Disquiet on the Weather Front: The Welfare Impacts of Climatic Variability in the Rural Philippines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6579
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Abla Safir, Sharon Faye Piza and Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank, Asia Pacific Policy Center and World Bank
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Science of Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Water Conservation, Regional Economic Development, Climate Change Economics

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Synergies in Child Nutrition: Interactions of Food Security, Health and Environment, and Child Care

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7794
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank
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Inequality

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Natural Disaster Damage Indices Based on Remotely Sensed Data: An Application to Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8188
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Sep 2017
Emmanuel Skoufias, Eric Strobl and Thomas Breivik Tveit
World Bank, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and University of Cergy-Pontoise
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Climate Change and Environment, Inequality, City to City Alliances, Regional Urban Development, Science of Climate Change, Urban Economics, Urban Economic Development, Climate Change and Health, Global Environment, Urban Communities, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies

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Rainfall Variability, Occupational Choice, and Welfare in Rural Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6134
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sushenjit Bandyopadhyay and Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank and World Bank
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Science of Climate Change, Hazard Risk Management, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Housing & Human Habitats, Water Conservation

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Correlates and Determinants of Child Anthropometrics in Latin America: Background and Overview of the Symposium

IDB Working Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Jere Behrman and Emmanuel Skoufias
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Weather and Child Health in Rural Nigeria

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6214
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mariano Rabassa, Emmanuel Skoufias and Hanan G. Jacoby
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Science of Climate Change, Environmental Economics & Policies, Disease Control & Prevention, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases

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On the Targeting and Redistributive Efficiencies of Alternative Transfer Instruments

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 11-27, March 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Apr 2004
David P. Coady and Emmanuel Skoufias
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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The Reallocation of District-Level Spending and Natural Disasters: Evidence from Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8359
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Mar 2018
Emmanuel Skoufias, Eric Strobl and Thomas Breivik Tveit
World Bank, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and University of Cergy-Pontoise
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Education, Educational Sciences, Health Care Services Industry, Nutrition, Urban Economics, Social Risk Management, Natural Disasters, Environment, Regional Urban Development, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, Social Development, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Urban Economic Development, Urban Development, Hazard Risk Management, Poverty Reduction, Communities and Human Settlements, Disaster Management, Inequality, Urban Communities, Poverty Reduction Strategies, Conflict and Development, City to City Alliances, Food Security

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Adaptive Safety Nets for Rural Africa: Drought-Sensitive Targeting with Sparse Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9071
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2019
Javier Baez, Varun Kshirsagar and Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank, Independent and World Bank
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Can We Rely on Viirs Nightlights to Estimate the Short-Term Impacts of Natural Disasters?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9052
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Nov 2019
Emmanuel Skoufias, Eric Strobl and Thomas Breivik Tveit
World Bank, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and University of Cergy-Pontoise
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Are the Welfare Losses from Imperfect Targeting Important?

Economica, Vol. 74, Issue 296, pp. 756-776, November 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
Emmanuel Skoufias and David P. Coady
World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Distributional Implications of Climate Change in Rural India: A General Equilibrium Approach

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 97, Issue 4, pp. 1135-1156, 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Hanan G. Jacoby, Mariano Rabassa and Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department, World Bank and World Bank
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Agriculture, global warming, hedonic regression, trade

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Testing Theories of Consumption Behavior Using Information on Aggregate Shocks: Income Seasonality and Rainfall in Rural India

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 80, Issue 1, pp. 1-14, 1998
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Apr 2020
Hanan G. Jacoby and Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and World Bank
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complete markets, consumption, India, liquidity constraints, permanent income, rational expectations, seasonality, D120, O120

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Consumption Smoothing in Russia. Evidence from the RLMS

Economics of Transition, Vol. 11, No. 1, March 2003
Posted: 01 Aug 2003
Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank

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