Andrew Dillon

  • 314 Citations
20102020
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Research Interests

Andrew Dillon is a development economist whose research focuses on how improving productivity increases welfare in developing countries and the methods and measures that establish these causal relationships. His current research focuses on market organization in developing countries and productivity-enhancing investments that households may make in health and nutrition, new agricultural technologies, and education.  Ongoing projects are currently being implemented with government, private sector firms, and NGOs in Burkina Faso, Mali and Nigeria.

Education/Academic qualification

Applied Economics and Management, PhD, Cornell University

… → 2008

Applied Economics and Management, MA, Cornell University

… → 2007

BA, Economics, University of Virginia

… → 1999

Political and Social Thought, BA, University of Virginia

… → 1999

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Research Output 2010 2020

  • 314 Citations
  • 18 Article
  • 1 Review article

Experimental evidence on post-program effects and spillovers from an agriculture-nutrition program

Dillon, A., Bliznashka, L. & Olney, D., Jan 2020, In : Economics and Human Biology. 36, 100820.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nutrition
Spillover
Agriculture
Anemia
Household

Dams: Effects of Hydrological Infrastructure on Development

Dillon, A. & Fishman, R., Oct 5 2019, In : Annual Review of Resource Economics. 11, p. 125-148 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dams
Economic development
Irrigation
Sustainability
Distributional impacts
3 Citations (Scopus)

Land measurement bias and its empirical implications: Evidence from a validation exercise

Dillon, A., Gourlay, S., McGee, K. & Oseni, G., Apr 1 2019, In : Economic Development and Cultural Change. 67, 3, p. 595-624 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trend
evidence
Exercise
Measurement bias
land
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nutrient Production and Micronutrient Gaps: Evidence from an Agriculture-Nutrition Randomized Control Trial

Dillon, A., Arsenault, J. & Olney, D., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 101, 3, p. 732-752 21 p., aay067.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Micronutrients
Agriculture
dietary minerals
households
nutrition
Gardening
Ghana
Micronutrients
Hibiscus
Mothers