Richard Akresh

Research Interests



Economics, Ph.D., Yale University

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Economics
Associate Professor, Global Studies Programs and Courses

Recent Publications

Akresh, R., Halim, D., & Kleemans, M. (2018). Long-term and Intergenerational Effects of Education: Evidence from School Construction in Indonesia. (NBER Working Paper Series; No. 25265). National Bureau of Economic Research.

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. S., Walque, D. D., & Kazianga, H. (2016). Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso. In S. Edwards, S. Johnson, & D. N. Weil (Eds.), African Successes: Human Capital (Vol. 2, pp. 113-135). University of Chicago Press.

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. S. (2016). Climate change, conflict, and children. Future of Children, 26(1), 51-71.

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