1. Natural Disasters and Poverty Reduction: Do Remittances Matter? Cesifo Economic Studies, Volume 63, Issue 4, December 2017, pp 481-499 with Alassane Drabo

2. Bride price and fertility decisions: Evidence from rural Senegal, The Journal of Development Studies, 2017, 53 (6), 891-910 with Natascha Wagner 

3. Natural Disasters and Human Mobility, International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics: Vol. 10: No. 1, 2016, pp. 37-56 with Klaus F. Zimmermann

  • Formerly Environmental Disasters and Migration, IZA DP No.9349 Sep.2015 [Link]

4. Natural Disasters, Migration and Education: an Empirical Analysis in Developing Countries, Environment and Development Economics, Volume 20, Issue 06, December 2015, pp 767-796. with Alassane Drabo

  • Formerly: Climate Change, Natural Disasters and Migration: An Empirical Analysis in Developing Countries, IZA DP No.7770, November 2013 [Link]

5. Barcelona or Die: Understanding illegal migration from Senegal, IZA Journal of Migration, 2014, 3:21 [Media coverage: The Economist, The Globe and Mail ]


6. Migration and The autonomy of women left-behind, WIDER Working Paper 2017/64 Helsinki: UNU-WIDER, 2017 with Julia Anna Matz

7. Remittances and Credit Markets: Evidence from Senegal, IZA Discussion Paper n°9340, 2015.

8. Braving the Waves: The Role of Time and Risk Preferences in Illegal Migration from Senegal, IZA Discussion Paper n°7517, 2013 with Jean Louis Arcand


9. “Weather shocks and Women empowerment”, in Maty Konte and Nyasha Tirivayi, Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming


10. Regional Integration and migration in Africa (with J. Wahba)

11. Migration and labor market flexibility in Africa (with A.Shimeles, A. Woldemichael

12. The colonial origins of banking crisis (with L. Cook, A.Shimeles, A. Simpasa)

13. Climatic shocks and women empowerment in Africa