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Ben D'Exelle is a professor of economics. Most of his research focuses on applied behavioral and experimental economics and impact evaluation. He joined UEA in 2010.
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Key Research Interests and Expertise
Most of Ben's research can be located in the fields of behavioural and experimental economics and impact evaluation in low-income countries. The research themes he has pursued and published on include: social networks and resource sharing, the functioning of rural markets, equity-efficiency trade-offs in irrigation systems, reproductive health, repayment and impact of microfinance, the micro-politics behind community-based development and the behavioural economics of rural investment. He has conducted most of his fieldwork in Nicaragua, Tanzania and Uganda.
Research Groups: Behavioural and Experimental Development Economics; Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science; Impact Evaluation for International Developement
Research grants management
2016-2019 A Behavioural Economic Analysis of Reproductive Health in Burkina Faso and Tanzania, £493,452. DFID/ESRC. Principal Investigator.
2012-2015 A Behavioural Economic Analysis of Agricultural Investment Decisions in Uganda, £431,995. DFID/ESRC. Co-investigator.
Ben teaches micro-economics, econometrics, research techniques and analysis, and applied methods in impact evaluation at the postgraduate level. He also co-directs the MSc Impact Evaluation for International Development. He supervises several PhD students
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
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- 7 Finished
13/11/20 → 12/11/21
D'Exelle, B., Filippi, V., Hansen, C., Ilboudo, P., Meda, N. & Tungodden, B.
1/07/16 → 15/12/19
27/01/14 → 31/12/15
15/08/12 → 14/08/14
Clist, P., Verschoor, A. & D'Exelle, B., Feb 2021, In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 182, p. 297-310 14 p.
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D'Exelle, B., Lépine, A., Bakyono, R. & Tapsoba, L. D. G., 15 Nov 2021, VoxDev.
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Fuhrmann, H., D'Exelle, B. & Verschoor, A., Feb 2021, In: Ecological Economics. 180, 106850.
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Nothing but the truth: Consistency and efficiency of the list experiment method for the measurement of sensitive health behavioursLépine, A., Treibich, C. & D’Exelle, B., Dec 2020, In: Social Science & Medicine. 266, 113326.
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Verschoor, A. & D'Exelle, B., 15 Dec 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Theory and Decision.
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