Published Papers
  1. “Distributional impact of Nerica adoption on farmer expenditure in Benin: Quantile Treatment Effect Estimation” with Aliou Diagne, Patrice Adegbola, and Florent Kinkingninhoue, Journal of African Development (Conditionally accepted)
  2. Heterogeneous welfare effects of cotton pricing on households in Benin” with Anne Floquet and Epiphane Adjovi, African Development Review, 2017, 29(2) 107–121
  3. Progress toward the Sustainable Development Goal on poverty: Assessing the effect of income growth on the exit time out of poverty in Benin.” Sustainable Development (forthcoming)
  4. “Altruism or exchange? A quest into the motives of inter-household private transfers in Burkina Faso.” with Nicholas Ponty and Ignace Kamga, International Journal of Socio-Economics (forthcoming)
  5. Destination or Distraction? Querying the Linkage between Off-farm Income and Farm Investments in Kenya” with Melinda Smale, Yoko Kusunose, and Mary Mathenge. Journal of African Economies, 2016. 25 (3): 388-41
  6. On poverty and persistence of poverty in Benin” with Katia Jossa-Jouable and Rose Fiamohe. Journal of Economic Studies, 2016, 43(4): 661 - 676
  7. Transmission of rice prices from Thailand into West African markets: The case of Benin, Mali, and Senegal” with Rose Fiamohe, Ibrahim Bamba, Aliou Diagne, and Eyram Amovin-Assagba. Journal of African Business, 2015, 16(1-2): 128-143
  8. Geographical orientation of export in the manufacturing sector in sub-Sahara Africa”. Global Economy Journal, 2015, 15 (3) 337–351
  9. Price transmission analysis using threshold models: an application to local rice markets in Benin and Mali” with Fiamohe, Ibrahim Bamba, Aliou Diagne. Food security, 2013. 5(3), 427-438

Book Chapters
  1. Farmer Perceptions of the Biophysical Constraints to Rice Production in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Potential Impact of Research”. (with Aliou Diagne, Eyram Amovin-Assagba, Marco C.S. Wopereis and Kazuki Saito), chapter in Realizing Africa’s Rice Promise. Wopereis, M.C.S., Johnson, D.E., Ahmadi N., Tollens, E. and Jalloh, A., CABI Publishing, October 2013
  2. Impact of Rice Research on Income, Poverty and Food Security in Africa: An Ex-ante Analysis”. (with Aliou Diagne, Marco C.S. Wopereis, Kazuki Saito and Papa Abdoulaye Seck) chapter in Realizing Africa’s Rice Promise. Wopereis, M.C.S., Johnson, D.E., Ahmadi N., Tollens, E. and Jalloh, A., CABI Publishing, October 2013

Research in progress

  1. “Killing many birds with one stone? Spillover Effects of Fertilizer Subsidies on the Adoption of Modern Inputs in Burkina Faso” With Y. Kusunose and V. Theriault
  2. “Taking off the rural transformation: land rental market development, agricultural input intensification, production efficiency in Burkina Faso”  With Y. Kusunose and V. Theriault
  3. “Spatial urban development and transformation of African agriculture: A view from space” with Christopher Boone
  4. Who is a smallholder farmer? Features and implications of alternative definitions with application to household survey data With C.L Anderson, T. Reynolds, and P. Biscaye
  5. “Institutional change, industrialization and structural change out of agriculture” with Michael Reed and Yoko Kusunose
  6. “Dust in the brain? Early childhood exposure to microparticles and educational performance in West Africa”
  7. “Trade effects of food regulations and standards: Assessing the impact of SPS measures on market structure” With Y. Zheng, and M. Reed
  8. “Is young always better? Age-productivity profile in African agriculture”
  9. “Loss opportunity? Pre and Post-harvest losses and household welfare in Nigeria”
Other research
  1. “Cross-markets transmission of price and price volatility in international grain markets” with Michael Reed
  2. “Foreign aid effectiveness in African economies: evidence from a threshold panel” with Romuald Anago, 
  3. “Evaluation of the effects of economic policies on informal sector performance and poverty in Cameroon: a Computable General Equilibrium model analysis” with Willy Ndjana, Erith Nghogue and Robert Ngonthe
  4. “Assessing the performance of food co-ops in the US” with Ani Katchova and Timothy A. Woods