Research papers and reports


ACADEMIC PAPERS

Publications

Selected contributions

  • End-of-life medical spending in last twelve months of life is lower than previously reported, Health Affairs, 2017, 36 (7), 1211-1217. (with E. B. French, J. McCauley, M. Aragon, P. Bakx, M. Chalkley, S. H. Chen, B. J. Christensen, H. Chuang, A. Côté-Sergent, M. De Nardi, E. Fan, P-Y. Geoffard, C. Gastaldi-Ménager, M. Gørtz, Y. Ibuka, J. B. Jones, M. Kallestrup-Lamb, M. Karlsson, T. J. Klein, G. de Lagasnerie, P-C. Michaud, O. O’Donell, J. S. Skinner, E. van Dooslaer, N. R. Ziebarth, and E. Kelly)
  • The concentration of hospital-based medical spending: Evidence from Canada, Fiscal Studies, 2016, 37 (3-4), 627-651. (with A. Côté-Sergent and P.-C. Michaud)
  • Physician payment mechanisms, hospital length of stay and risk of readmission: A natural experiment, Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 36, 112-124. (with B. Fortin)
  • Measuring vulnerability to asset-poverty in sub-Saharan Africa, World Development, 2013, 46, 211-222.
  • Employment and education discriminations against disabled persons in Cape Verde, Applied Economics, 2013, 45 (7), 857-875.
  • Health and income: A robust comparison of Canada and the US, Journal of Health Economics, 2011, 30 (2), 293-302. (with J-Y. Duclos)
  • What determines productivity in Senegal? Sectoral disparities and the dual labor market, Journal of Development Studies, 2009, 45 (10), 1707-1730. (with F. Murtin)
  • Bi-polarization comparisons, Economics Letters, 2005, 78, 153-159. (with J-Y. Duclos)

  • Other contributions
  • Characterizing vulnerability to poverty in rural Haiti: A multilevel decomposition approach, Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2014, 65 (1), 131-150.
  • Shocks and coping strategies in the urban squatter settlements of San Salvador, Poverty & Public Policy, 2013, 5 (2), 180-202. (with L. Tejerina)
  • Livelihoods and the allocation of emergency assistance after the Haiti earthquake, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series, 2011, WPS5851.
  • Vulnerability and livelihoods before and after the Haiti earthquake, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series, 2011, WPS5850.
  • Ricardian or spender consumers? Evidence from a taxpayer survey questionnaire, Economics Bulletin, 2010, 30 (2), 1526-1538.
  • Migration, remittances, and poverty in Senegal, in Q. Wodon (ed.), Migration, remittances, and poverty: Case studies from West Africa, 2006, World Bank Working Paper No 78. (with C. Tsimpo and Q. Wodon).
  • L’individualisation de l’impôt sur le revenu : équitable ou pas ?, Économie et Prévision, 2003, 160-161 (4-5), 149-165.
  • Fiscalité et mariage, Économie Publique/Public Economics, 2003, 13 (2), 125-150. (with S. Buffeteau)
  • La prime pour l’emploi, in L’Économie française, Édition 2002-2003, 2002, 205-218, INSEE. (with J-M. Aubert and E. Lefebvre)
  • Les indicateurs de polarisation et leur application à la France, Économie et Prévision, 2002, 155 (4), 13-30. (with A. Parent)
  • La polarisation des revenus salariaux en France, in Mesurer les inégalités, MiRe-DREES, 1999, vol. 2, 137-146. (with A. Parent)
  • Les connaissances, attitudes, croyances et comportements face au sida en France : évolutions 1992-1994-1998, 1999, ORS Île-de-France, 193 p. (with I. Gremy and N. Beltzer)
  • Consommation et chômage : une étude empirique sur données micro-économiques américaines, Économie et Statistique, 1999, 324-325, 75-101.
  • Nouvelles approches des comportements d’épargne et de consommation, Économie et Statistique, 1999, 324-325, 9-18, reprinted in Problèmes Économiques 2634, 1-6.
  • Perspectives à moyen terme des finances sociales de la France, Revue de l’OFCE, 1996, 56, 7-43. (with G. Cornilleau and X. Timbeau)

  • Unpublished

    Papers under revision or submitted
  • Taxation and marriage: Evidence from a natural experiment in France, R&R, Review of Economics of the Household. (with S. Buffeteau)
  • Shocks, mobility, welfare and coping strategies: Evidence from urban squatter settlements in San Salvador. (with L. Tejerina)

  • Working papers and communications
  • A direct test of (in)efficiency within couples: Tax optimization behaviors in French couples, 2013, communication at the CIRPEE annual conference, Lac Beauport. (with O. Bargain and N. Moreau)
  • Taxing the Rich: Evidence from wealth tax experiments in France, 2013, communication at the annual conference of the Canadian Economic Association, Montreal.
  • Heterogeneous impacts of Progresa-Oportunidades on households' vulnerability: Evidence from randomized and non-randomized experiments in rural and urban Mexico, 2013, communication at the annual congress of the Société Canadienne de Sciences Economiques, Quebec. (with L. Tejerina)
  • Youth employment in northern Senegal: Creating jobs opportunities for young people, 2013, communication at the Global Partnership for Youth Employment conference “Ideas4Work: Youth Employability and Entrepreneurship in Africa”, Dakar.
  • Food security and the allocation of emergency relief funds after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, 2011, communication at the DIAL development conference “Shocks in developing countries”, Paris.
  • Identification of the productivity gap between formal and informal sectors in three West African countries, 2009, communication at the CSAE conference, Oxford. (with F. Murtin)
  • Taxation and marriage: Evidence from a natural experiment in France, 2008, Working Paper, Université de Sherbrooke. (with S. Buffeteau)
  • Social polarization vs. income polarization, 2008, Working Paper, Université de Sherbrooke.
  • Energy subsidies, electricity and water tariffs and the poor in Cape Verde, in Q. Wodon (ed.), Electricity tariffs and the poor: Case studies for sub-saharan Africa, 2007, Working Paper, The World Bank. (with D. Angel-Urdinola, M. Francisco, P. Meier and Q. Wodon)
  • The individualization of income tax in France: A micro-simulation approach, 2004, Working Paper, OECD CTPA/CFA/WP2(2004)32.


  • REPORTS AND NOTES

  • Interventions to improve access, retention and learning outcomes in Haitian primary education, 2017, Technical Report, Copenhagen Consensus Center (Haiti Priorise).
  • Comparative cost-benefit analysis of social protection interventions in Haiti, 2017, Technical Report, Copenhagen Consensus Center (Haiti Priorise).
  • Time-use studies in PNG: literature review and survey design, 2016, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Health service delivery in Niger, 2016, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Evaluation of Guyana second low income settlement program, 2015, Technical Report, Interamerican Development Bank.
  • Simulations for equity in education in Haiti, 2015, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Simulations for equity in education in the Dominican Republic, 2015, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Regional study on the socio-economic impact of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, 2014, Technical Report, United Nation Development Program.
  • Modèle COMPAS 2050 : Imputations des coûts des maladies, 2014, Technical Report, CEDIA. (with A. Coté-Sergent, P-C. Michaud and M-A. Morin)
  • What shocks matter the most? Evidence from multishock panel survey data in urban El Salvador, 2014, Technical Report, Interamerican Development Bank. (with L. Tejerina)
  • Análisis de las evoluciones en las condiciones de vida de los hogares de la encuesta de vulnerabilidad en asentamientos urbanos precarios del área metropolitana de San Salvador (2011-2013), 2014, Technical Report, Interamerican Development Bank.
  • Poverty trends in Haiti, 2014, Methodological Note, The World Bank.
  • Remittances, private transfers and poverty alleviation in Haiti, 2014, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Targeting and ex-ante impact evaluation of social programs in Ivory Coast, 2013, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Casamance youth employment assessment, 2013, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Migration in Southern Africa: A regional overview of migration patterns, impacts and policies, 2013, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Poverty, gender and the labor market: Senegal 2001-2011, 2012, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Revisión de los instrumentos de focalización PMT del programa Red de Oportunidades, 2012, Technical Report, República de Panamá.
  • Food security, livelihoods and the allocation of emergency assistance after the Haiti earthquake, 2012. (with P. Horjus)
  • Targeting post-disaster public works programs in Haiti, 2012. (with F. Lamanna and A-M. Oviedo)
  • Enjeux et options pour le ciblage des programmes et transferts sociaux au Sénégal, 2011, Technical/Policy Note, The World Bank.
  • Performance du ciblage des subventions aux services d’eau et d’électricité au Sénégal, 2011, Technical/Policy Note, The World Bank.
  • Vulnerability in the urban squatter settlements of San Salvador: Survey design, 2010, Technical Report, Inter-American Development Bank.
  • International migration, earnings and educational attainment in El Salvador, 2010, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • International migration, earnings and educational attainment in Guatemala, 2010, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Social safety nets in Haiti, 2009, Technical Report, The World Bank. (with A. Borgarello and F. Lamanna)
  • Risks and vulnerability in Haiti, 2009, Technical Report, The World Bank.
  • Labor income and employment in a transition economy: Mauritius 2001-2007, 2009, Technical Report, The World Bank and African Development Bank.