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Publications (9)

Journal Article
– Evidence from Burkina Faso
Pouirkèta Rita Nikiema - Journal of African Economies, 2019

Food for Education (FFE) programmes have been implemented in developing countries since the 1960s. This paper examines the impact of the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) school feeding programme on pupils’ attendance and girls’ enrolment rate within primary schools in northern Burkina...

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– Evidence from dry cereals in schools in Burkina Faso
Pouirkèta Rita Nikiema - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Food for Education (FFE) programmes have been implemented in developing countries since the 1960s. This paper examines the impact of the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) school feeding programme on pupils’ attendance and girls’ enrolment rate within primary schools in northern Burkina...

Book Chapter
– Shipping Around the Malthusian Trap
Michael Grimm, Claude Wetta, Aude Nikiema - Oxford University Press, 2016 - Oxford, United Kingdom
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– A synthetic control approach
Kaisa Alavuotunki - UNU-WIDER, 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

I examine impacts of general budget support in 12 countries using the synthetic control approach. First, I analyse changes in government expenditures on health before and after the introduction of budget support. Second, I look at neonatal mortality (a presumed proxy for improvements in health...

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– Shipping Around the Malthusian Trap
Michael Grimm, Claude Wetta, Aude Nikiema - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

Burkina Faso has experienced quite significant aggregate growth over the past two decades, but that growth has not been transformed into poverty reduction. The key obstacles preventing large-scale escape from poverty are very high population growth combined with the absence of major technological...

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Yiriyibin Bambio - UNU-WIDER, 2013 - Helsinki, Finland

The main objective of the paper is to determine the actual aid flows that have an environmental focus in Burkina Faso. The environment literature highlights important environment issues in air, land and water, including deforestation, desertification, irreversible negative effects on biodiversity,...

Book Chapter
– A Case Study for Urban Burkina Faso
Michael Grimm, Isabel Günther - , 2006
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– a Case Study for Urban Burkina Faso
Michael Grimm, Isabel Günther - UNU-WIDER, 2005 - Helsinki, Finland

Given the current focus of international development policy on pro-poor growth and poverty reduction, the role of the informal sector in the process of economic development is again at the top of the research and policy agenda. A key question is if pro-poor growth policies have to address the...

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Youssoufou Congo - UNU-WIDER, 2002 - Helsinki, Finland

This study tests the performance of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Burkina Faso using indicators such as the sustainable interest rate and the subsidy dependence index. The results indicate that MFIs outreach performance remains very low compared with potential demand, and the factors...

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