Richard Akresh

Associate Professor

Research Interests



Economics, Ph.D., Yale University

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Recent Publications

Akresh, R., Bhalotra, S. R., Leone, M., & Osili, U. O. (2017). First and Second Generation Impacts of the Biafran War. (IZA Discussion Paper; No. 10938).

Akresh, R., Caruso, G., & Thirumurthy, H. (2016). Detailed Geographic Information, Conflict Exposure, and Health Impacts. (IZA Discussion Paper; No. 10330).

Akresh, R., de Walque, D., & Kazianga, H. (2016). Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation of the Household Welfare Impacts of Conditional and Unconditional Cash Transfers Given to Mothers or Fathers. (World Bank Policy Research Working Paper; No. 7730).

Akresh, R. S., Chen, J. J., & Moore, C. T. (2016). Altruism, cooperation, and efficiency: Agricultural production in polygynous households. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 64(4), 661-696.

Akresh, R., & de Walque, D. (2016). Armed Conflict and Schooling: Evidence from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. (World Bank Policy Research Working Paper; No. 4606).

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