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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Title Country Themes
Low Take-up of Social Benefits and Financial Inclusion Argentina Fiscal policy
RFP - Examining the Impact of Early Childbearing on Labor Market Outcomes Brazil Labor markets , Children
A top-down behaviour (TDB) microsimulation toolkit for distributive analysis Canada Poverty and inequality
Monetary and Multidimensional Child Tanzania, United Republic of Poverty and inequality , Children
Policy alternatives to enhance equity for children in Jordan: context of consumption subsidies reform Jordan Poverty and inequality , Impacts of government programs , Children
UNICEF-Pauvreté infantile et féminine N/A
Simulating the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Policy Responses on Children in Ghana Ghana Health , Education and training , Impacts of government programs , Children
Simulation des effets de la crise économique et des politiques de réponse sur les enfants en Afrique Burkina Faso Children
Incidences de la crise économique mondiale de 2008/09 et des options de politiques de réponse sur la Cameroon Children
Simulating the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Policy Responses on Children in West and Cent Africa - subregion Globalization and trade , Children
PEP-AusAID project on Simulating the distributive impacts of different growth strategies N/A
Functional Forms and Parametrization of CGE Models Canada
Poverty Impacts of Preferential and Multilateral Trade Liberalization on the Philippines: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis Philippines Poverty and inequality , Fiscal policy , Globalization and trade
The Poverty Impacts of the Doha Round in Cameroon: The Role of Tax Policy Cameroon
Doha Scenarios, Trade Reforms, and Poverty in the Philippines: A CGE Analysis Canada
A CGE Approach To Modeling Health India Poverty and inequality , Health


Mr. John Cockburn
Scientific advisor
Partnership for Economic Policy

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