Economic Development and Growth

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On this page you will find : 

  • A list of our researcher that are active in the field of economic development and growth;
  • The ongoing research projects in the field;
  • Recent publications of our members in this field. 

IRES Researchers in Economic Developement and Growth

Faculty Members

Portrait J. Gomes

Joseph Gomes



Portrait F. Mariani

Fabio Mariani



Portrait J-F Maystadt

Jean-François Maystadt



Portrait W. Parienté

William Parienté

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Journal Articles

1. El-Enbaby, Hoda; Hollingsworth, Bruce; Maystadt, Jean-François; Singhal, Saurabh. Cash transfers and mental health in Egypt. In: Economics and Human Biology, , p. 101396 (2024). doi:10.1016/j.ehb.2024.101396 (Accepté/Sous presse).

2. Beshir, Habtamu Ali; Maystadt, Jean-François. Price Shocks and Human Capital: Timing Matters. In: Economic Development and Cultural Change, (2023). doi:10.1086/724388 (Accepté/Sous presse).

3. Mariani, Fabio; Mercier, Marion; Pensieroso, Luca. Left-handedness and economic development. In: Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 28, p. 79-123 (2023). doi:10.1007/s10887-022-09212-6.

4. Kadigo, Mark Marvin; Maystadt, Jean-François. How to cope with a refugee population? Evidence from Uganda. In: World Development, Vol. 169, p. 106293 (2023). doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2023.106293.

5. Ecker, Olivier; Al-Malik, Afnan; Maystadt, Jean-François. Civil Conflict, Cash Transfers, and Child Nutrition in Yemen. In: Economic Development and Cultural Change, , p. 1-40 (2023). doi:10.1086/726294 (Accepté/Sous presse).

6. Bhalotra, Sonia; Clarke, Damian C.; Gomes, Joseph; Venkataramani, Atheendar. How women in politics impact maternal mortality. In: Ideas for India, , p. 1-10 (2023).

7. Chatterjee, Aroop; Czajka, Léo; Gethin, Amory. Wealth Inequality in South Africa, 1993–2017. In: The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 36, no. 1, p. 19-36 (2022). doi:10.1093/wber/lhab012.

8. Barsoum, Ghada; Crépon, Bruno; Gardiner, Drew; Michel, Bastien; Parienté, William. Evaluating the Impact of Entrepreneurship Edutainment in Egypt: An Experimental Approach. In: Economica, Vol. 89, no. 353, p. 82-109 (2022). doi:10.1111/ecca.12391.

9. Giordani, Paolo E.; Mariani, Fabio. Unintended consequences: Can the rise of the educated class explain the revival of protectionism?. In: Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 200, p. 105385 (2022). doi:10.1016/j.jet.2021.105385.

10. Beine, Michel; Bertinelli, Luisito; Cömertpay, Rana; Litina, Anastasia; Maystadt, Jean-François. A gravity analysis of refugee mobility using mobile phone data. In: Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 150, p. 102618 (2021). doi:10.1016/j.jdeveco.2020.102618.

11. Stoop, Nik; Hirvonen, Kalle; Maystadt, Jean-François. Institutional mistrust and child vaccination coverage in Africa. In: BMJ Global Health, Vol. 6, no.4, p. 1-9 (2021). doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004595.

12. de la Croix, David. Scholars and Literati at the University of Lund (1666–1800). In: Repertorium eruditorum totius Europae, Vol. 5, p. 53-60 (2021). doi:10.14428/rete.v5i0/Lund.

Book Chapters

1. Hernandez, Manuel A.; Ecker, Olivier; Läderach, Peter; Maystadt, Jean-François. Forced Migration : Fragility, Resilience, and Policy Responses. In: Global food policy report 2023: Rethinking food crisis responses , International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI): Washington, 2023, p. 72-80. 9780896294417. xxx xxx. doi:10.2499/9780896294417.