Joachim De Weerdt

Economic Development Initiatives (EDI)

Non-Executive Director

P.O. Box 393

Bukoba

Tanzania

http://www.edi-africa.com

University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management

Associate Professor

City campus building S

Lange Sint Annastraat 7

Antwerp, 2000

Belgium

KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS)

Senior Research Fellow

Waaistraat 6 - box 3511

Leuven, 3000

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Methods of Household Consumption Measurement Through Surveys: Experimental Results from Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5501
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kathleen Beegle, Joachim De Weerdt, Jed Friedman and John Gibson
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
Downloads 147 (149,247)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Consumption, Regional Economic Development, Rural Poverty Reduction, Poverty Lines

Migration and Economic Mobility in Tanzania: Evidence from a Tracking Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4798
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kathleen Beegle, Joachim De Weerdt and Stefan Dercon
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
Downloads 94 (222,191)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Population Policies, Youth and Governance, Consumption, Rural Poverty Reduction, Access to Finance

Migration and Economic Mobility in Tanzania: Evidence from a Tracking Survey

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7759
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Kathleen Beegle, Joachim De Weerdt and Stefan Dercon
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (549,098)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Africa, growth, migration, tracking survey

3.

A Comparison of CAPI and PAPI Through a Randomized Field Experiment

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Bet Caeyers, Neil Chalmers and Joachim De Weerdt
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management
Downloads 79 (182,045)

Abstract:

CAPI, PAPI, electronic surveys, measurement error

4.

The Long-Run Impact of Orphanhood

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4353
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Stefan Dercon, Joachim De Weerdt and Kathleen Beegle
University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 78 (242,386)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Street Children, Youth and Governance, Primary Education, Population Policies

5.

The Challenge of Measuring Hunger

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6736
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Joachim De Weerdt, Kathleen Beegle, Jed Friedman and John Gibson
University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
Downloads 61 (225,443)

Abstract:

Food & Beverage Industry, Food Security, Nutrition, Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development

6.

Urbanization and Poverty Reduction -- the Role of Rural Diversification and Secondary Towns

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6422
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Luc Christiaensen, Joachim De Weerdt and Yasuyuki Todo
World Bank, University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and Waseda University
Downloads 56 (277,056)

Abstract:

Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Population Policies

7.

Adult Mortality and Consumption Growth in the Age of HIV/AIDS

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4082
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kathleen Beegle, Joachim De Weerdt and Stefan Dercon
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (332,679)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Population Policies, Consumption, Housing & Human Habitats, Poverty Lines, Inequality

8.

Risk Sharing and Internal Migration

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6429
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Joachim De Weerdt and Kalle Hirvonen
University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Downloads 36 (291,121)

Abstract:

Population Policies, Consumption, Anthropology, Inequality, Labor Policies

What Does Variation in Survey Design Reveal About the Nature of Measurement Errors in Household Consumption?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6372
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Gibson, Kathleen Beegle, Joachim De Weerdt and Jed Friedman
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 15 (467,820)

Abstract:

Food & Beverage Industry, Consumption, Inequality, Economic Theory & Research, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences

What Does Variation in Survey Design Reveal About the Nature of Measurement Errors in Household Consumption?

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 77, Issue 3, pp. 466-474, 2015
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
John Gibson, Kathleen Beegle, Joachim De Weerdt and Jed Friedman
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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10.

The Challenge of Measuring Hunger Through Survey

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Mar 2015
Joachim De Weerdt, Kathleen Beegle, Jed Friedman and John Gibson
University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
Downloads 15 (301,316)

Abstract:

hunger prevalence, measurement error, consumption, survey design

11.

On Replaying Process Execution Traces Containing Positive and Negative Events

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Jan 2014
KU Leuven. Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven) and KU Leuven - Department of Applied Economics
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Abstract:

Asymmetry of Information within Family Networks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8395
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Joachim De Weerdt, Garance Genicot and Alice Mesnard
University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, Georgetown University - Department of Economics and University of Toulouse 1 - Advanced Research in Quantitative Applied Development Economics (ARQADE)
Downloads 12 (484,963)

Abstract:

asymmetric information, transfers, pressure, exchange, altruism

Asymmetry of Information within Family Networks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10125
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Joachim De Weerdt, Garance Genicot and Alice Mesnard
University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, Georgetown University - Department of Economics and City University London
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Abstract:

Altruism, Asymmetric Information, Exchange, Family Networks, Pressure, Transfers

13.

Paying More for Less: Why Don't Households in Tanzania Take Advantage of Bulk Discounts?

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Oct 2016
Brian Dillon, Joachim De Weerdt and Ted O'Donoghue
University of Washington, University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and Cornell University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (409,745)

Abstract:

bulk discounts, liquidity constraints, inattention, social taxes, coordination costs, self-control problems, consumer behavior

14.

Not Your Average Job: Measuring Farm Labor in Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7773
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
University of Essex - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and World Bank
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15.

Decomposing Response Errors in Food Consumption Measurement: Implications for Survey Design from a Survey Experiment in Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7646
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jed Friedman, Kathleen Beegle, Joachim De Weerdt and John Gibson
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and University of Waikato
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Abstract:

Inequality

16.

Decomposing Response Error in Food Consumption Measurement: Implications for Survey Design from a Randomized Survey Experiment in Tanzania

LICOS Discussion Paper Series, No. 375/2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Jed Friedman, Kathleen Beegle, Joachim De Weerdt and John Gibson
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and University of Waikato
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Abstract:

Food consumption, Household surveys, Response error, Recall, Telescoping

17.

Asymmetry of Information within Family Networks

NBER Working Paper No. w21685
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Joachim De Weerdt, Garance Genicot and Alice Mesnard
University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, Georgetown University - Department of Economics and City University London
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18.

Orphanhood and the Long-Run Impact on Children

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 88, No. 5, pp. 1266-1272, December 2006
Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Kathleen Beegle, Joachim De Weerdt and Stefan Dercon
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and University of Oxford - Department of Economics

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