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Research interests

Applied development economics. Poverty measurement (chronic poverty, vulnerability), risk and shocks, children, human capital. 

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Ethiopia Social Sciences
poverty Earth & Environmental Sciences
vulnerability Earth & Environmental Sciences
cognitive ability Social Sciences
drought Earth & Environmental Sciences
nutrition Social Sciences
social assistance Social Sciences
famine Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2010 2019

farm
income
local government
household
livelihood

Fuzzy chronic poverty: A proposed response to Measurement Error for Intertemporal Poverty Measurement

Porter, C. & Yalonetzky, G., Mar 2019, In : Review of Income and Wealth. 65, 1, p. 119-143 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic poverty
Measurement error
Poverty measurement
Poverty measures
Simulation

Charitable Dictators? Determinants of Giving to NGOs in Uganda

Lehrer, K. & Porter, C., Jan 2018, In : Journal of International Development. 30, 1, p. 80-101 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uganda
non-governmental organization
determinants
money
civil servant

Evolving Time Use of Children Growing Up in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam, 2006-2016

Espinoza-Revollo, P. & Porter, C., 1 Aug 2018.

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
Ethiopia
Peru
Vietnam
India
unpaid work

Smarter through social protection? Evaluating the impact of Ethiopia’s safety-net on child cognitive abilities

Favara, M., Porter, C. & Woldehanna, T., 10 Aug 2018, In : Oxford Development Studies.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cognitive ability
Ethiopia
safety
time allocation
vocabulary