Writing

2018

IPUMS FAQs: Where are the data quality flags for income variables?Use It For Good, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2018.

MIEDC 2018: Recap (1) Agriculture and Finance, (2) Education and Health, (3) Poverty, Labor, Politics, and Methods; (with Khandker Wahedur Rahman and Harshada Karnik); Economics That Really Matters, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2018.

Book Review Cents and Sensibility: What Economics Can Learn from the Humanities by Gary Saul Morson and Morton SchapiroFaith & Economics, forthcoming, 2018.

IPUMS FAQs: Why isn’t the large U.S. city I’m interested in analyzing identifiable in the data?Use It For Good, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2018.

The Costs of Secondary Migration: Perspectives from Refugee Voluntary Agencies in the U.S. (with Scott Loveridge); Journal of International Migration and Integration, May 2018, vol 19, issue 2, pp. 233-251.

IPUMS FAQs: Why don’t my calculations perfectly match official statistics?; Use It For Good, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2018.

2017

IPUMS FAQs: How can I merge my IPUMS CPS file with a NBER CPS file?Use It For Good, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2017.

IPUMS FAQs: How do I link basic monthly samples to the ASEC sample?Use It For Good, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2017.

IPUMS FAQs: Why is the 2014 sample twice as large as the total population?Use It For Good, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2017.

IPUMS FAQs: Sample WeightsUse It For Good, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2017.

IPUMS FAQs: Missing U.S. CountiesUse It For Good, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2017.

Measuring Hope: A Quantitative Approach with Validation in Rural Myanmar (with Duncan Boughton, Kyan Htoo, Aung Hein, and Ellen Payongayong); Journal of Development Studies, October 2017.

Learning toward Transformation: Evaluating Material, Social, and Spiritual Impacts in Western KenyaFaith & Economics, Spring 2017, Issue No. 69, pp. 25-61.

Book Review Experimental Conversations: Perspectives on Randomized Trials in Development Economics (ed.) Timothy Ogden; (with Marc F. Bellemare) American Journal of Agricultural Economics, September 2017 (available online); March 2018, Vol. 100, Issue 2, pp. 642–643 (published).

Amid Uncertainty for Federal Statistics Collection, Daily Use IncreasesUse It For Good, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2017

Policymakers Don’t Learn Much from Impact Evaluations (and what can be done about it)Learning Lab, An initiative of the United States Agency for International Development, 2017

The Secondary Migration of Refugees Resettled in the USForced Migration Review, Issue 54, Refugees Studies Centre, Oxford University, 2017

2016

The Carrier Deal and Questions of Economic InjusticeShared Justice, an initiative of the Center for Public Justice, 2016

The Real-Life Psychological Impacts of Poverty Traps; AgriLinks, An initiative of the United States Agency for International Development, 2016

The Economics that Really Matters: Hope for Rural Smallholder FarmersGlobal Food For Thought, The Global Food and Agriculture Program at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2016

MIEDC 2016: Recap; (with Leah Bevis and Linden McBride); Economics That Really Matters, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2016

Book Review Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science by Dani RodrikFaith & Economics, Fall 2016, Issue No. 68, pp. 121-126.

Adventures in Measuring Poverty and Hope in Lower MyanmarServing God Globally (guest blogger), a blog for graduates of Calvin College’s International Development Studies program, 2016

To End Global Poverty We Need More Evidence, Not Less Aid: A Review of ‘Poverty, Inc.”; (blog republish) Shared Justice, an initiative of the Center for Public Justice, 2016

2015

Book Review Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics by Richard H. ThalerFaith & Economics, Fall 2015; Issue No. 66, pp.169-174.

Unjust Lending: One Church Takes Note and Inspires Change in City; (with Lauren Walker); Shared Justice, an initiative of the Center for Public Justice, 2015

Stories Matter A Lot, But the Plural of Story Isn’t DataWhyDev, 2015

Measuring hope: Lessons from Rural MyanmarEconomics That Really Matters, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2015

2014

Refugees in Rural Communities: A Win-Win?; National Agriculture & Rural Development Policy Center, A Regional Rural Development Centers Initiative, 2014

Faith in Business on the Razor’s Edge; Do Justice Blog a site organized by the Center for Public Dialogue, the Office of Social Justice, and the CRCNA, 2014

The Story RTC for his Glory; Reeds in the Wind (guest blogger), 2014

Catalyzing a Global Network to End Poverty through Inclusive Agricultural Value-chains; (with Roxanne Addink de Graff and Martin Matuku); a Partners Worldwide Concept Paper, 2014

The Hidden Cost of the Winter Olympics; RELEVANT Magazine, 2014

2013

13 Lessons 2013 Taught Us about Enacting ChangeRELEVANT and Reject Apathy Magazine, 2013

Shoes and Laces; Reeds in the Wind (guest blogger), 2013

The End of Poverty; RELEVANT and Reject Apathy Magazine, 2013

2012

Good for Business, Good for Ghana: A Study on What Makes Business Good and What Makes Good Business; (with Nick Meekhof) 2013 Calvin College Faith at Work Prize Winner; Hopeline Institute/ Partners Worldwide, 2012

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