Journal Articles

Cai, Jing, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2020. “Subsidy policies and insurance demand.” American Economic Review, forthcoming.pdf

de Janvry, Alain, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2020. “Using Agriculture for Development: Supply- and demand-side approaches.” World Development, forthcoming. pdf

de Janvry, Alain, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2020. “How experimental research in agriculture has gone from lab to field.” World Development 127 (March).pdf

Alejandro del Valle, Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2019. Rules for Recovery: Impact of Indexed Disaster Funds on Shock Coping in Mexico. Forthcoming American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. manuscript appendix

Das, Narayan, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2019. “Credit and Land Contracting: A Test of the Theory of Sharecropping” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 101(4): 1098-1114 pdf

Das, Narayan, Alain de Janvry, Sakib Mahmood, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2019. “Migration as a Risky Enterprise: A Diagnostic for Bangladesh.”  International Migration Review 53(3): 900-929.. pdf

Carter, Michael, Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Alexandros Sarris. 2017. “Index Insurance for Developing Country Agriculture: A Reassessment.” Annual Review of Resource Economics,  9: 421-38. pdf

Bernard, Tanguy , Alain de Janvry, Samba Mbaye, Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2017. “Expected Product Market Reforms and Technology Adoption by Senegalese Onion Producers”. Am J Agric Econ.  99(4): 1096–1115. pdf

de Janvry, Alain, Sadoulet, Elisabeth and Suri, T., 2017. “Field Experiments in Developing Country Agriculture”. Handbook of Economic Field Experiments. Vol. 2. 427-466. pdf

de Janvry, Alain, Andrew Dustan, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2016. “Flourish or Fail? The Risky Reward of Elite High School Admission in Mexico City.” Journal of Human Resources, 51(3). pdf

Emerick, Kyle, Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Manzoor Dar. 2016. “Technological innovations, downside risk, and the modernization of agriculture”, American Economic Review,  106(6), pp.1537-61.pdf   JPAL Policy Briefcase

Alain de Janvry & Elisabeth Sadoulet, 2015. “Sixty Years of Development Economics: What Have we Learned for Economic Development?.” Revue d’Economie du Développement, 22: 9-19 pdf

Al-Yriani Lamis, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2015. The Yemen Social Fund for Development: An Effective Community-based Approach Amidst Political Instability. International Peacekeeping, 22(4): 321-336 pdf

de Janvry, Alain, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Kyle Emerick, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2015. “Delinking land rights from land use: Certification and migration in Mexico.” American Economic Review, 105(10): 3125-49 pdf

Carter, M., de Janvry, Alain, Sadoulet, Elisabeth, Sarris, A. 2015. “Index-based weather insurance for developing countries: A review of evidence and a set of propositions for up-scaling”, Revue d’ Economie du Developpement, 23(1):5-57pdf

de Janvry, Alain, Craig McIntosh, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2015 “Fair Trade and Free Entry: Can a Disequilibrium Market Serve as a Development Tool?.” Review of Economics and Statistics. 97(3): 567-573 pdf

Cai, Jing, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2015. “Social Networks and the Decision to Insure.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol. 7(2), pages 81-108 pdf Appendix

de Janvry, Alain, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2014. “Are land reforms granting complete property rights politically risky? Electoral outcomes of Mexico’s certification program.” Journal of Development Economics 110: 216-25 pdf

de Janvry, Alain, Vianney Dequiedt, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2014. “The demand for insurance against common shocks.” Journal of Development Economics 106 (January): 227-238 pdf

Dar, Manzoor, Alain de Janvry, Kyle Emerick, David Raitzer, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2013. “Flood-tolerant rice reduces yield variability and raises expected yield, differentially benefitting socially disadvantaged groups.” Scientific Reports 3, Article number 3315, November 22 pdf, The Economist, National Geographic, AsianScientist

de Janvry, Alain. 2013. Book Review of “More than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping Solve Global Poverty” by Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel. Economic Development and Cultural Change 61(2): 465-469 pdf

Barrantes, Roxana, Julio Berdegué, Alain de Janvry, Eugenio Díaz-Bonilla, De- sirée Elizondo, Gustavo Gordillo, Ana María Ibáñez, Roberto Junguito, Reed Hertford, Edgardo Moscardi, Martín Piñeiro, Carlos Pomareda, Alberto Valdés, Juan Manuel Villasuso, and Antonio Yúnez-Naude. 2013. “Agricultura y desarrollo en América Latina : Gobernanza y políticas públicas.” Editorial Teseo, Buenos Aires, Argentina pdf

Atkinson, Jesse, Alain de Janvry, Craig McIntosh, Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2013 “Prompting Microfinance Borrowers to Save: A Behavioral Experiment from Guatemala.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 62(1): 21-64. pdf

de Janvry, Alain, Frederico Finan, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2012. “Local Electoral Incentives and Decentralized Program
Performance.” Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(3), 672-685 . pdf

Dubois, Pierre, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2012 “Effects on School Enrollment and Performance of a
Conditional Cash Transfers Program in Mexico.” Journal of Labor Economics, 30(3): 555-90 pdf

de Janvry, Alain and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2011. “Agriculture for development in sub-Saharan Africa: An update.” African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics pdf

de Janvry, Alain, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2011. “The three puzzles of land reform.” Revue d’Economie du Développement 1: 107-114.pdf

de Janvry, Alain, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2011. “Subsistence farming as a safety net for food price shocks.” Development in Practice 21(4-5): 449-456. pdf

Lai, Fang, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Alain de Janvry. 2011. “The Contributions of School Quality and Teacher Qualifications to Student Performance: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Beijing Middle School.” Journal of Human Resources, 46(1): 123-53. pdf

de Janvry, Alain and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2011. “Agriculture for development in sub-Saharan Africa: An update.” African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics

de Janvry, Alain. 2010. “Agriculture for development: New paradigm and options for success.” Agricultural Economics 41(S1): 17-36. pdf

de Janvry, Alain, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Renos Vakis. 2010. “Protecting Vulnerable Children From Uninsured Risks:
Adapting Conditional Cash Transfer Programs to Provide Broader Safety Nets.” Well-being and Social Policy 6(1): 161-183 pdf

de Janvry, Alain, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Sofia Villas-Boas, 2010. “Short on Shots: Are Calls on Cooperative Restraint Effective in Managing a Flu Vaccine Shortage.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 76(22): 209-224 pdf

de Janvry Alain and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2010. “Agricultural Growth and Poverty Reduction: Additional Evidence.” World Bank Research Observer 25: 1-20 pdf

de Janvry, Alain, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2010. “Agriculture for Development in Africa: Business-as-Usual or New Departures?” Journal of African Economies 19(Supplement 2): ii7-ii39 pdf

Macours, Karen, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet, 2010. “Insecurity of Property Rights and Matching in the Tenancy Market.” European Economic Review 54: 880-899 pdf

Araujo, Caridad, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2010. “Peer Effects in Employment: Results from Mexico’s Poor Rural Communities.” Canadian Journal of Development Studies Volume 30, number 3-4 pdf

de Janvry, Alain, Craig McIntosh, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2010. “The Supply and Demand Side Impacts of Credit Market Information.” Journal of Development Economics, 93: 173-188 pdf

Bernard, Tanguy, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2009. “When Does Community Conservatism Constrain Village Organizations?” Economic Development and Cultural Change 58(4): 609-41. pdf

de Janvry, Alain and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2009. “Agriculture for Development: Lessons from the World Development Report 2008.” QA – Rivista dell’Associazone Rossi Doria, 2009(1):9-24. pdf

Byerlee, Derek, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2009. “Agriculture for Development: Toward a New Paradigm.” Annual Review of Resource Economics, 2009(1): 15-31. pdf

Aubert, Cécile, Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2009.”Designing Credit Agent Incentives to Prevent Mission Drift in Pro-Poor Microfinance Institutions.” Journal of Development Economics 90(1): 153-162. pdf

Lai, Fang, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Alain de Janvry. 2009. “The adverse effects of parents’ school selection errors on academic achievement: Evidence from the Beijing open enrollment program.” Economics of Education Review 28(4): 485-496. pdf

Bernard, Tanguy, Marie-Helene Collion, Alain de Janvry, Pierre Rondot, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2008. “Do Village Organizations Make a Difference in African Rural Development? A Study for Senegal and Burkina Faso.” World Development 36(11): 2188-2204. pre-print version

Alix-Garcia, Jennifer, Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2008. “The Role of Deforestation Risk and Calibrated Compensation in Designing Payments for Environmental Services.” Environment and Development Economics, 13(3): 375-394 pdf

Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2007. “Optimal Share Contracts with Moral Hazard on Effort and in Output Reporting: Managing the Double Laffer Curve Effect.” Oxford Economic Papers, 59: 253-274. pdf

Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2006. “Making Conditional Cash Transfers More Efficient: Designing for Maximum Effect of the Conditionality.” World Bank Economic Review, 20:1-29. pdf

Alain de Janvry, Frederico Finan, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Renos Vakis. 2006. “Can Conditional Cash Transfers Serve as Safety Nets in Keeping Children at School and from Working when Exposed to Shocks?” Journal of Development Economics, 79(2): 349-373 pdf

McIntosh Craig, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2006. “How Rising Competition among Microfinance Lenders Affect Incumbent Village Bank.” Economic Journal, 115(506):987-1004. pdf

Qaim, Matin, and Alain de Janvry. 2005. “Bt Cotton and Pesticide Use in Argentina: Economic and Environmental Effects.” Environment and Development Economics, 10: 179-200. pdf

Finan Frederico , Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Alain de Janvry. 2005. “Measuring the Poverty Reduction Potential of Land in Mexico”, Journal of Development Economics 77(1), pp. 27-51 pdf

Alix-Garcia Jennifer , Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2005. “A Tale of Two Communities: Explaining Deforestation in Mexico”, World Development 33(2), pp. 219-235 pdf

de Janvry, Alain, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2004. “Fitting the Facts and Capitalizing on New Opportunities to Redesign Rural Development Programs in Latin America” Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 42(3): 399-430 pdf

Godtland, Erin, Elisabeth Sadoulet, Alain de Janvry, Rinku Murgai, and Oscar Ortiz. 2004. “The Impact of Farmer-Field-Schools on Knowledge and Productivity: A Study of Potato Farmers in the Peruvian Andes.” Economic Development and Cultural Change pdf

Araujo, Caridad, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2004. “Patrones espaciales del crecimiento del empleo no agricola en el Mexico rural en los anos noventa” Territorio y Economia 5: 11-28 pdf (in English)

Qaim, Matin, and Alain de Janvry. 2004. “Cheaper GM Seeds Could Boost Adoption, Farm Benefits and Company Profits: The Case of Bt Cotton in Argentina”. Crop Biotech Brief 4(1): 1-4 pdf

de Janvry, Alain, and Amir Kassam. 2004. “Towards a Regional Approach to Research for the CGIAR and its Partners”, Experimental Agriculture 40: 159-78 pdf

Kassam, Amir, Hans Gregersen, Elias Fereres, Emil Javier, Richard Harwood, Alain de Janvry, and Michael Cernea. 2004. “A Framework for Enhancing and Guarding the Relevance and Quality of Science: The Case of the CGIAR”. Experimental Agriculture 40: 1-21 pdf

Qaim, Matin, Eugenio Cap, and Alain de Janvry. 2003. “Agronomics and Sustainability of Transgenic Cotton in Argentina”. AgBioForum 6(1&2): 41-47. pdf

Janssen, Willem, Amir Kassam, and Alain de Janvry. 2003. “A Regional Approach to Setting Research Priorities and Implementation: Towards Satisfying National, regional, and Global Concerns”. Journal of Agricultural and Food Information 5(2): 67-100 pdf

Matin Qaim and Alain de Janvry, “Genetically Modified Crops, Corporate Pricing Strategies, and Farmers’ Adoption: The Case of Bt Cotton in Argentina” American Journal of Agricultural Economics , Vol. 85, No. 4, (Nov 2003), pp 814-828 pdf

de Janvry, Alain and Elisabeth Sadoulet. “Depasser Bono: Comment rendre plus efficiente l’aide au developpement”. Revue d’economie du developpement . 4 (2003) pdf

Munoz-Pina Carlos, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. “Re-Crafting Rights over Common Property Resources in Mexico” Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2 (1): 129-158 (2003) pdf

Dutilly-Diane, Celine, Elisabeth Sadoulet and Alain de Janvry. “How Improved Natural Resource Management in Agriculture Promotes the Livestock Economy in the Sahel” Journal of African Economies, 2003(12): 343-370. link to journalpdf . inFrench in Revue d’economie du developpement. 2004/1

Appendixes from published papers

“Household modelling for the design of poverty alleviation strategies.” in french in Revue d’Economie du Developpement, Vol.3, (1995), pp. 3-23.
Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet.

Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet. “World Poverty and the Role of Agricultural Technology: Direct and Indirect Effects”, Journal of Development Studies.
Appendix 2: Social Accounting Matrices
Appendix 2: Social Accounting Matrices – Tables
Appendix 3: Structure of the CGE Model

Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet. “Growth, Poverty, and Inequality in Latin America: A Causal Analysis, 1970-94”, The Review of Income and Wealth, September 2000.
Appendix B1: Data source
Appendix B2: Poverty and Inequality Data

The Meaning of Kinship in Sharecropping Contracts” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, May 1997.
Elisabeth Sadoulet, Alain de Janvry, and Seiichi Fukui Appendix