Joachim De Weerdt

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

Economic Development Initiatives (EDI)

Non-Executive Director

P.O. Box 393

Bukoba

Tanzania

http://www.edi-africa.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

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
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CAPI, PAPI, electronic surveys, measurement error

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

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From Corn to Popcorn? Urbanization and Food Consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Rural-Urban Migrants in Tanzania

LICOS Discussion Paper Series No. 390/2017
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 May 2017
Lara Cockx, Liesbeth Colen and Joachim De Weerdt
KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS), KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS) and University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management
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Paying More for Less: Why Don't Households in Tanzania Take Advantage of Bulk Discounts?

LICOS Discussion Paper Series, Discussion Paper 396/2017
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
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
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bulk discounts, liquidity constraints, inattention, social taxes, coordination costs, self-control problems, consumer behavior

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

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

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
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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
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Africa, growth, migration, tracking survey

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

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

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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
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hunger prevalence, measurement error, consumption, survey design

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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)
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Population Policies, Consumption, Anthropology, Inequality, Labor Policies

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

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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 California, Irvine - 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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Why Secondary Towns Can Be Important for Poverty Reduction -- a Migrant's Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8193
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
University of Antwerp, World Bank, University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, Cornell University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Inequality, Labor Markets, Food Security

Why Secondary Towns Can Be Important for Poverty Reduction - A Migrant's Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12193
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Aug 2017
Bert Ingelaere, Luc Christiaensen, Joachim De Weerdt and Ravi Kanbur
University of Antwerp, World Bank, University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and Cornell University
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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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Food consumption, Household surveys, Response error, Recall, Telescoping

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Migrants, Towns, Poverty and Jobs: Insights from Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8340
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Feb 2018
Luc Christiaensen, Joachim De Weerdt, Bert Ingelaere and Ravi Kanbur
World Bank, University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Antwerp and Cornell University
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Cities, Towns, and Poverty: Migration Equilibrium and Income Distribution in a Todaro-Type Model with Multiple Destinations

LICOS Discussion Paper Series No. 395/2017
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 May 2017
Luc Christiaensen, Joachim De Weerdt and Ravi Kanbur
World Bank, University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and Cornell University
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Secondary Towns versus Big Cities, Poverty Reduction, Poverty Gradient, Todaro Model, Migration Equilibrium, Equilibrium Income Distribution

Cities, Towns, and Poverty: Migration Equilibrium and Income Distribution in a Todaro-Type Model with Multiple Destinations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10692
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Luc Christiaensen, Joachim De Weerdt and Ravi Kanbur
World Bank, University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and Cornell University
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secondary towns versus big cities, poverty reduction, poverty gradient, Todaro model, migration equilibrium, equilibrium income distribution

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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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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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Inequality

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

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Where to Create Jobs to Reduce Poverty: Cities or Towns?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8069
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Apr 2018
Luc Christiaensen, Joachim De Weerdt and Ravi Kanbur
World Bank, University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management and Cornell University
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Inequality, Labor Markets, Employment and Unemployment

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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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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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