Professor of the Graduate School
Doctorat en sciences économiques et sociales, mention économétrie et statistiques, University of Geneva (1982).
Diplôme d'études approfondies in applied mathematics (Statistics), University of Lyon
Licence in mathematics, University of Lyon, France (1966)
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).
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.
Development Economics: Theory and Practice, Routledge, 2015.
de Janvry, Alain and Elisabeth Sadoulet, 2015. "Sixty Years of Development Economics: What Have we Learned for Economic Development?" Revue d’Economie du Développement, 22: 9-19.
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.
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.
Carter, M., de Janvry, A., Sadoulet, E., 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):5-57.
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.
Cai, Jing, Alain De Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2015. "Social Networks and the Decision to Insure." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 7(2): 81-108.
de Janvry, Alain, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and 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.
de Janvry, Alain, Vianney Dequiedt, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2014. “The demand for insurance against common shocks.” Journal of Development Economics 106 (January): 227-238.
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.
McIntosh, Craig, Elisabeth Sadoulet, Steve Buck, Tomas Rosada. 2013. “Reputation in a Public Goods Game: Taking the Design of Credit Bureaus to the Lab” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 95: 270–275.
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.
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.
de Janvry, Alain, Frederico Finan, Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2012. “Local Electoral Accountability and Decentralized Program Performance” Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(3), 672-685 .
de Janvry, Alain, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2012. “Why agriculture remains the key to Sub-Saharan African development.” In The Oxford Companion to the Economics of Africa, Ernest Aryeetey, Shantayanan Devarajan, Ravi Kanbur, and Louis Kasekende, eds., Oxford University Press.
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, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2011. “The three puzzles of land reform.” Revue d’Economie du Développement 1: 107-114.
de Janvry, Alain, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2011. “Subsistence farming as a safety net for food-price shocks.” Development in Practice 21(4-5): 472-80. Also in Marc J. Cohen and Melinda Smale, eds., Global Food-Price Shocks and Poor People: Themes and Case Studies (Oxford: Routledge, 2012).
Lai, Fang, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Alain de Janvry, 2011. "Do School Characteristics and Teacher Quality Affect Student Performance? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Beijing Middle Schools." Journal of Human Resources, 46(1): 123–153.
de Janvry, Alain, Andrew Dustan, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2011. "Recent Advances in Impact Analysis Methods for Ex-post Impact Assessments of Agricultural Technology: Options for the CGIAR." CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council.
de Janvry, Alain, Hideyuki Nakagawa, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2011. “Poverty, politics, and projects under community participation in Zambia.” In Community, Market, and State in Development, K. Otsuka and K. Kalirajan eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
de Janvry, Alain, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2011. “Why Agriculture Remains the Key to Sub-Saharan African Development.” Ravi Kanbur ed., African Development, Oxford University Press.
de Janvry, Alain, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Sofia Villas-Boas, 2010. "Short on Shots: Are Calls on Cooperative Restraint Effective in Managing the Scarcity of Flu Vaccines?" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 76(2):209-24.
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).
Macours, Karen, Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet, 2010. "Insecurity of Property Rights and Matching in the Tenancy Market." European Economic Review 54(7): 880-899.
de Janvry Alain and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2010. “Agricultural Growth and Poverty Reduction: Additional Evidence.” The World Bank Research Observer 25: 1-20.
Alain de Janvry, Craig McIntosh, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2010. "The Supply and Demand Side Impacts of Credit Market Information." Journal of Development Economics, 93(2): 173-188.
Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2010. “Agriculture for Development in Africa: Business-as-Usual or New Departure.” Journal of African Economies 19(Supplement 2): ii7-ii39.
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.
Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet. 2010. “The Global Food Crisis and Guatemala: What Crisis and For Whom?” World Development 38(9).