Joan Hamory


Published Journal Articles

(1) “Improving Menstrual Health Literacy Through Life-Skills Programming in Rural Ethiopia” (with S. Baird, K. Gezahegne, K. Pincock, T. Woldehanna, W. Yadete and N. Jones), accepted at Frontiers Global Women’s Health.

 
(2) “The Illusion of Stable Fertility Preferences” (with M. Mueller, J. Johnson-Hanks, and E. Miguel), Population Studies (2022).
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(3) “Twenty Year Economic Impacts of Deworming” (with S. Baird, M. Kremer, E. Miguel, and M. Walker), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2021), 118(14): e2023185118.
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(4) “Deepening or Diminishing Ethnic Divides? The Impact of Urban Migration in Kenya” (with E. Kramon, S. Baird, and E. Miguel), American Journal of Political Science (2022), 6(2): 36-384.
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(5) “Reevaluating Agricultural Productivity Gaps with Longitudinal Microdata” (with M. Kleemans, N. Li, and E. Miguel), Journal of the European Economic Association (2021), 19(3): 1522-1555.
Abstract | Article Link | Earlier version posted as NBER Working Paper No. 23253


 

(6) “Absenteeism, dropout and on-time school completion of vulnerable primary school students in Ethiopia: Exploring the role of adolescent decision-making power in the household, exposure to violence, and paid and unpaid work” (with T. Woldehanna, K. Endale, and S. Baird), The European Journal of Development Research (2021), 33: 1349-1389.
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(7) “Betwixt and between: Adolescent transitions and social policy lacunae in Ethiopia” (with M. Devonald, N. Jones, and W. Yadete), Childhood Vulnerability Journal (2021), 3: 1-21.
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(8) “Intersecting inequalities, gender and adolescent health in Ethiopia” (with N. Jones, K. Pincock, S. Baird, and W. Yadete), International Journal for Equity in Health (2020), 19:97.
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(9) “Randomized control trial as social observatory: A case study” (with S. Baird and O. Ozier), World Development , (2020), Vol. 127.
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(10) “Do Restrictive Gender Attitudes and Norms Influence Physical and Mental Health during Very Young Adolescence? Evidence from Bangladesh and Ethiopia” (with S. Baird, Z.A. Bhutta, B.A. Hamad, N. Jones, and J. Muz), SSM-Population Health (2019), Vol. 9.
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(11) “Should the WHO withdraw support for mass deworming?” (with K. Croke, E. Hsu, M. Kremer and E. Miguel), PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases (2017), 11(6): e0005481.
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(12) “Worms at Work: Long-run Impacts of a Child Health Investment” (with S. Baird, M. Kremer and E. Miguel) Quarterly Journal of Economics, (2016), Vol. 131(4): 1637-1680.
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(13) “Commentary: Assessing long-run deworming impacts on education and economic outcomes: a comment on Jullien, Sinclair and Garner (2016)” (with S. Baird, M. Kremer, and E. Miguel), International Journal of Epidemiology (2016), 45(6): 2153-2156.
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(14) "Women as Policy Makers and Donors: Female Legislators and Foreign Aid" (with D. Hicks and B. Maldonado) European Journal of Political Economy, (2016), Vol. 41: 46-60.
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(15) “The Case for Mass Treatment of Intestinal Helminths in Endemic Areas” (with M. Kremer and E. Miguel) PLOS: Neglected Tropical Diseases (2015), Vol. 9(10): e0004214.
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(16) “Commentary: Deworming externalities and schooling impacts in Kenya: a comment on Aiken et al. (2015) and Davey et al. (2015)” (with M. Kremer and E. Miguel) International Journal of Epidemiology (2015).
Article Link | Supplemental Materials


 

(17) “When Should Governments Subsidize Health? The Case of Mass Deworming” (with A. Ahuja, S. Baird, M. Kremer, E. Miguel, and S. Powers) World Bank Economic Review (2015), Vol. 29(1): S9-S24.
Abstract | Article Link | NBER Working Paper No. 21148


 

(18) “Are Female Politicians More Responsive to International Crises?” (with D. Hicks and B. Maldonado) Applied Economics Letters (2015) Vol. 22, Issue 6.
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(19) “Jealous of the Joneses: Conspicuous Consumption, Inequality and Crime” (with D. Hicks) Oxford Economic Papers (2014), Vol. 66 (4), October, pp. 1090-1120.
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Published Book Chapters

(1) “Finding the Hard to Reach: A Mixed Methods Approach to Including Adolescents with Disabilities in Survey Research” (with J. Muz, S. Baird, S. F. Rashid, M. Sultan, W. Yadete, and N. Jones). In S. Chatterjee, A. Minujin, and K. Hodgkinson, eds. Leaving No Child and No Adolescent Behind: A Global Perspective on Addressing Inclusion through the SDGs (2021). Ibidem Press.


 

(2) “The Productive Safety Net Programme and Adolescent Wellbeing: Evidence from GAGE Ethiopia” (with N. Jones, S. Baird, and M. Araya), in What Works for Africa’s Poorest Children: From measurement to action (2020). Practical Action Publishing, pp. 169-188. doi: 10.3362/9781780448572.


 

(3) “Exploring the Role of Evolving Gender Norms in Shaping Adolescents’ Experiences of Violence in Pastoralist Afar, Ethiopia” (with N. Jones, S. Baird, and M. Araya), in What Works for Africa’s Poorest Children: From measurement to action (2020). Practical Action Publishing, pp. 169-188. doi: 10.3362/9781780448572.


 

(4) “Economics of Mass Deworming Programs” (with A. Ahuja, S. Baird, M. Kremer, and E. Miguel) in Bundy, D. A. P., N. de Silva, S. Horton, D. T. Jamison, and G. C. Patton, editors. (2017). Child and Adolescent Health and Development. Disease Control Priorities (third edition), Volume 8. Washington, DC: World Bank. doi: 10.1596/978-1-4648-0423-6.


 

Published Technical/Research Reports and Policy Papers

(1)    “Adolescent Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19” (with S. Baird, N. Jones, N. Goel, R. Dutton, E. Oakley, E. Presler-Marshall, J. Seager, B.A. Hamad, S. Afrose, S. Alheisidi, S. Guglielmi, A. Ismail, A. Malachowska, K. Mitu, G. Patton, S.F. Rashid, M. Sultan, T. Woldehanna, and W. Yadete). Background paper for the Global Summit on Adolescent Well-being in 2023. Available at https://pmnch.who.int/resources/tools-and-toolkits/adolescent-papers, 2021.  

 

(2)    “Multi-Level Programming Aimed at Gender Norms Transformation to Improve Capabilities of Young Adolescents in Ethiopia: A Cluster Randomized Control Trial” (with S. Baird, N. Jones, and T. Woldehanna). London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2021.

 
(3)    “Transforming gender norms through life-skills programming in rural Ethiopia: short-term impacts and emerging lessons for adaptive programming: Afar case study” (with S. Baird, R. Dutton, Y. Gebeyehu, N. Jones, El Presler-Marshall, and W. Yadete), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2021.

 
(4)    “Adolescents’ experiences of covid-19 and the public health response in urban Ethiopia” (with S. Baird, N. Jones, E. Oakley, T. Woldehanna, and W. Yadete), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2020.


 

(5) “Adolescent Well-being in Ethiopia: Exploring Gendered Capabilities, Contexts and Change Strategies: A Synthesis Report on GAGE Ethiopia Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones, S. Baird, E. Presler-Marshall, T. Woldehanna, and W. Yadete), 2019.


 

(6) “Adolescent Bodily Integrity and Freedom from Violence in Ethiopia: A Report on GAGE Ethiopia Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones and Y. Gebeyehu), in Victim, Perpetrator, or What Else? (2019). Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, Vol. 25. Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 125-147. doi: 10.1108/S1537-466120190000025008.


 

(7) “Gender and Regional Inequalities in Adolescent Bodily Integrity and Freedom from Violence in Ethiopia: Policy and Programming Implications from the GAGE Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones, E. Presler-Marshall, S. Baird, G. Emirie, and W. Yadete), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2019.


 

(8) “Adolescent Economic Empowerment in Ethiopia: A Report on GAGE Ethiopia Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones, S. Baird, M. Devonald, E. Neumeister, E. Presler-Marshall, A. Iyasu, and W. Yadete), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2019.


 

(9) “Gender and Regional Inequalities in Adolescent Economic Empowerment in Ethiopia: Policy and Programming Implications from the GAGE Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones, S. Baird, M. Devonald, E. Neumeister, E. Presler-Marshall, A. Iyasu, and W. Yadete), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2019.

 


(10) “Adolescent Education and Learning in Ethiopia: A Report on GAGE Ethiopia Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones, E. Presler-Marshall, S. Baird, W. Yadete, and T. Woldehanna), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2019.


 

(11) “Gender and Regional Inequalities in Adolescent Education and Learning in Ethiopia: Policy and Programming Implications from the GAGE Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones, E. Presler-Marshall, S. Baird, W. Yadete, and T. Woldehanna), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2019.


 

(12) “Adolescent Health, Nutrition, and Sexual and Reproductive Health in Ethiopia: A Report on GAGE Ethiopia Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones, E. Presler-Marshall, S. Baird, N. Chuta, and K. Gezahegne), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2019.


 

(13) “Gender and Regional Inequalities in Adolescent Health and Nutrition in Ethiopia: Policy and Programming Implications from the GAGE Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones, E. Presler-Marshall, S. Baird, W. Yadete, N. Chuta, and K. Gezahegne), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2019.


 

(14) “Adolescent Psychosocial Well-Being and Voice and Agency in Ethiopia: A Report on GAGE Ethiopia Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones, S. Baird, M. Devonald, E. Neumeister, E. Presler-Marshall, W. Yadete, and M. Kebede), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2019.


 

(15) “Gender and Regional Inequalities in Adolescent Psychosocial Well-being and Voice and Agency: Policy and Programming Implications from the GAGE Baseline Findings.” (with N. Jones, S. Baird, M. Devonald, E. Neumeister, E. Presler-Marshall, W. Yadete, and M. Kebede), London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence, 2019.


 

(16) “Adolescents with Disabilities: Enhancing Resilience and Delivering Inclusive Development” (with N. Jones, E. Presler-Marshall, M. Stavropoulou, S. Baird, B.A. Hamad, L. Lunin, K.B. Odeh, J. Muz, P. Pereznieto, W. Yadete, and K. Tilahun), 2018.


 

(17) “Comment on Macartan Humphreys’ and Other Recent Discussions of the Miguel and Kremer (2004) Study” (with M. Kremer and E. Miguel), Center for Effective Global Action Working Paper #54, 2015.


 

(18) “Estimating deworming school participation impacts and externalities in Kenya: A Comment on Aiken et al. (2014)” (with M. Kremer and E. Miguel), posted on the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation website, 2014.
 


(19) “Estimating deworming school participation impacts in Kenya: A Comment on Aiken et al. (2014b)” (with M. Kremer and E. Miguel), posted on the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation website, 2014.


 

(20) “Worms: Identifying Impacts on Education and Health in the Presence of Treatment Externalities, Data User's Guide”(with E. Miguel, M. Kremer, and C. Nekesa), Center for Effective Global Action Working Paper #40, 2014.
 


(21) “Individual Ability and Selection into Migration in Kenya” (with E. Miguel), United Nations Development Programme: Human Development Reports Research Paper 45, 2009.


 

(22) “Tracking, Attrition and Data Quality in the Kenyan Life Panel Survey Round 1 (KLPS1)” (with S. Baird and E. Miguel), Center for International and Development Economics Research, Paper C08-151, 2008.

 

Unpublished Working Papers, Works in Progress

(1) “You Better Keep Silent!: Focusing on social norms to improve Ethiopian adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health” (with S. Baird, E. Coast, N. Jones, E. Presler-Marshall, K. Gezehegne, and W. Yadete). Revise and resubmit at BMC Supplements.


 

(2) “COVID-19 and the gendered impacts on adolescent wellbeing: Evidence from a cross-sectional study of locally adapted measures in Ethiopia, Jordan, and Palestine”. (E. Oakley, S. Abuhamad, J. Seager, B. Avuwadah, N. Jones, A. MaƂachowska, W. Yadete, B. Abu Hamad, and S. Baird). Revise and resubmit at Eclinical Medicine. 

 

(3) “
Meta-Analysis and Public Policy: Reconciling the Evidence on Deworming” (with K. Croke, E. Hsu,   M. Kremer, R. Maertens, E. Miguel, and W. Wiecek), NBER Working Paper #22382; Centre for Economic Policy Research Discussion Paper DP11458.

 

(4)
“Improving Mental Health of Adolescent Girls: Causal Evidence from Life Skills Programming in Four Low- and Middle-Income Countries” (with M. Shah, S. Baird, B. Avuwadah, J. Seager, S. Sabarwal, and A. Vyas).


 

(5) “Addressing Youth Unemployment Through Training and Grants: Experimental Evidence From Kenya” (with M. Kremer, I. Mbiti, and E. Miguel)


(6) “The Impact of Civil Unrest on Social Capital in Rural Kenya” (with D. Hicks)

(7) “Lucky Late Bloomers: The Impact of Delayed Marriage on Adult Outcomes in Western Kenya” (with D. Hicks).