Ian Levely, PhD


I am a post-doctoral researcher at the Development Economics Group at Wageningen University.

My main areas of interest are development economics and behavioral economics. 

My research deals with the relationship between institutional settings and individual preferences and post-conflict reintegration.

Contact: Ian.Levely[AT]wur.nl

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Development Economics, Wageningen University

http://www.gapiresearch.org/en




Research

Published Papers:


Trusting Former Rebels: An Experimental Approach to Understanding Reintegration after Civil War  (forthcoming in The Economic Journal) with  M. Bauer and N. Fiala.

“The effect of conflict history on cooperation within and between groups: Evidence from a laboratory experiment”  (forthcoming in The Journal of Economic Psychology) with G. Beekman, and  S. Cheung.

“Social Preferences and Environmental Quality: Evidence from School Children in Sierra Leone,” with G. D’Adda. 2016. The Journal of Africa Economies, 25(1), pp.159-199.

"Measuring Intermediate Outcomes of Liberia's Disarmament, Demobilization, Rehabilitation and Reintegration Program." 2014. Defence and Peace Economics, 25(2), pp.139-162. 


Working Papers:

"Gender Differences in Competitiveness under Psychosocial Stress"  with J. Cahlikova and L. Cingl


Ongoing Projects:

“Poverty, Attention and Time discounting”, with M. Bauer and J. Chytilová.

 “Contract Enforcement and Trustworthiness across Ethnic Groups: Experimental evidence from Afghanistan”, with V. Bartoš.

 “Sanctions, Trustworthiness and Business Formalization in Malawi”, with V. Bartoš, F. Moraes Leitao Campos and M. Goldstein.

“Imperfect Institutions and Public Good Provision: Experimental evidence from Uganda,” with S. Fanou and M. van den Berg

“Integrated development programs in Sub Sahara Africa: Does a multi-faceted market-based approach to food crops stimulate food security and agricultural development in the breadbasket of Tanzania” with M. van den Berg.