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. Supporting Communities Under Migration Pressure: The Role of Opportunities, Information and Resilience to Shocks, in McAuliffe, M. and M. Klein Solomon (Conveners), 2017, Ideas to Inform International Cooperation on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, IOM: Geneva

7. Climate Change, Natural Disasters and Migration, IZA World of Labor 2017: 346 doi: 10.15185/izawol.346 [Media coverage: Thomson Reuters Foundation]

8. Mapping Diasporas in the EU and the US (team member), European Commission, IZA report No. 64, 2014 with Jirka Taylor, Jennifer Rubin, Corrado Giulietti, Chris Giacomantonio, Flavia Tsang, Amelie F. Constant,  Maryam Naghsh Nejad, Kristy Kruithof, Mafalda Pardal, Alex Hull, Tess Hellgren


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

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

11. 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


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

13. Climatic shocks and women empowerment in Africa

14. Migration and Labor market flexibility in Africa (with A.Shimeles, A. Woldemichael)