John Cockburn

John Cockburn is PEP's Scientific Advisor. He was the executive director of PEP until 2013 and professor of economics at Université Laval in Québec to 2016. He has a PhD from Oxford University (Nuffield College and the CSAE) on child labor and schooling in rural Ethiopia and the impacts of trade liberalization in Nepal. His areas of specialization include child well-being, macro-micro modeling and poverty/inequality analysis. He has been providing training and technical support to developing country researchers since 1990.

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Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Poverty and inequality , Education and training, Globalization and trade, Youth and children

Projects

Title Country Themes
Southern Researchers Marginalisation at the Global, Regional and National Economic Development Consulting Business South Africa Globalization and trade
Assessing the Marginalization of Global South researchers in Economic Development Policy Sri Lanka Globalization and trade
Research on development issues coming from the developing world Uruguay Education and training
Effects of socioeconomic variables on Covid-19 infections and mortalities in Brazilian municipalities Brazil Financial inclusion
Poverty under Covid-19 in North Macedonia: Analysis of distributional impact of the crisis and the government response Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Poverty and Inequality
Understanding the impact of COVID on health inequality -South Africa South Africa Financial inclusion
Low Take-up of Social Benefits and Financial Inclusion Argentina Financial inclusion , Social protection
RFP - Examining the Impact of Early Childbearing on Labor Market Outcomes Brazil Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
A top-down behaviour (TDB) microsimulation toolkit for distributive analysis Canada Poverty and Inequality
Monetary and Multidimensional Child Poverty Tanzania, United Republic of Poverty and Inequality , Youth and children
Policy alternatives to enhance equity for children in Jordan: context of consumption subsidies reform Jordan Poverty and Inequality , Youth and children
UNICEF-Pauvreté infantile et féminine N/A
UNICEF-Uganda N/A
Simulating the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Policy Responses on Children in Ghana Ghana Globalization and trade , Youth and children
Incidences de la crise économique mondiale de 2008/09 et des options de politiques de réponse sur la Cameroon Fiscal policy , Globalization and trade
Simulation des effets de la crise économique et des politiques de réponse sur les enfants en Afrique Burkina Faso Poverty and Inequality , Youth and children
Simulating the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Policy Responses on Children in West and Cent Africa - subregion Globalization and trade , Youth and children
PEP-AusAID project on Simulating the distributive impacts of different growth strategies N/A
Functional Forms and Parametrization of CGE Models Canada
TRADE LIBERALIZATION AND POVERTY IN NEPAL: AN APPLIED GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM ANALYSIS Nepal Poverty and Inequality , Globalization and trade
Poverty Impacts of Preferential and Multilateral Trade Liberalization on the Philippines: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis Philippines Poverty and Inequality , Globalization and trade
The Poverty Impacts of the Doha Round in Cameroon: The Role of Tax Policy Cameroon Poverty and Inequality , Globalization and trade
Doha Scenarios, Trade Reforms, and Poverty in the Philippines: A CGE Analysis Canada Poverty and Inequality , Globalization and trade
A CGE Approach To Modeling Health India Poverty and Inequality , Health and nutrition

Details

Mr. John Cockburn
Scientific advisor
Partnership for Economic Policy

Contact information:

Canada
john.cockburn@pep-net.org

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