Harris Selod

National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

147, rue de l'Universite

Paris Cedex 07, 78-Yvelines 75338

France

National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)

15 Boulevard Gabriel Peri

Malakoff Cedex, 1 92245

France

The World Bank

Senior Economist

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

Paris School of Economics (PSE)

Associate Professor

48 Boulevard Jourdan

Paris, 75014 75014

France

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

1818 H. Street, N.W.

MSN3-311

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Rural-Urban Migration in Developing Countries: A Survey of Theoretical Predictions and Empirical Findings

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3915
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Somik V. Lall, Harris Selod and Zmarak Shalizi
World Bank, National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and World Bank - Research Department
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Rural Urban Migration, Survey Paper

Spatial Mismatch: From the Hypothesis to the Theories

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Feb 2003
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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Ghettos, Urban Unemployment, Segregation, Discrimination

Spatial Mismatch: From the Hypothesis to the Theories

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Mar 2003
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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Ghettos, urban unemployment, segregation, discrimination

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Formalizing Rural Land Rights in West Africa: Early Evidence from a Randomized Impact Evaluation in Benin

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7435
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Paris School of Economics (PSE), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Common Property Resource Development, Legislation, Economics and Gender, Gender and Poverty, Gender and Economic Policy, Agricultural Economics, Legal Products, Urban Housing, Urban Governance and Management, Legal Reform, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, Social Policy, Gender and Economics, Judicial System Reform, Regulatory Regimes, Municipal Management and Reform

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What Drives the Global Land Rush?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Dec 2011
Rabah Arezki, Klaus Deininger and Harris Selod
World Bank - African Development Bank, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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land acquisition, large-scale agriculture, foreign investments agro-ecological potential, land availability, land governance, property rights

What Drives the Global Land Rush?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Nov 2011
Rabah Arezki, Klaus Deininger and Harris Selod
World Bank - African Development Bank, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Agriculture, Agroindustries, Demand, Economic models, Foreign investment, Land tenure

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A Theory of Urban Squatting and Land-Tenure Formalization in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jun 2008
Jan K. Brueckner and Harris Selod
University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Transport Policies and Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7366
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Transport Services, International Trade and Trade Rules, Roads & Highways, Inter-Urban Roads and Passenger Transport, Roads and Highways Performance, Transport in Urban Areas, Urban Transport

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What Drives the Global"Land Rush"?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5864
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rabah Arezki, Klaus Deininger and Harris Selod
World Bank - African Development Bank, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, Rural Land Policies for Poverty Reduction, Forestry

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Urbanization and Property Rights

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7486
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yongyang Cai, Harris Selod and Jevgenijs Steinbuks
Ohio State University (OSU), National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Inequality, Peri-Urban Communities, Urban Partnerships & Poverty

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A Systemic Analysis of Land Markets and Land Institutions in West African Cities: Rules and Practices - the Case of Bamako, Mali

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6687
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
National Center of Scientific Research, National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Geoffrey Payne and Associates
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Urban Housing, Public Sector Management and Reform, Municipal Housing and Land, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, Urban Housing and Land Settlements

Children Left Behind in China: The Role of School Fees

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7881
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Hai-Anh Dang, Yang Huang and Harris Selod
World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG), World Bank and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Economics of Education, Education Finance, Educational Sciences, Employment and Unemployment, Public Sector Economics, Public Financial Management, Public Finance Decentralization and Poverty Reduction, Access of Poor to Social Services, Disability, Economic Assistance, Services & Transfers to Poor

Children Left Behind in China: The Role of School Fees

IZA Journal of Development and Migration, 2020
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
Hai-Anh Dang, Yang Huang and Harris Selod
World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG), World Bank and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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child migration, school fees, public education spending, urbanization, China

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Roads and the Geography of Economic Activities in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8226
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2017
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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City to City Alliances, Regional Urban Development, Urban Economics, Urban Economic Development, Urban Communities, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, International Trade and Trade Rules

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The Informal City

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8482
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Harris Selod and Lara Tobin
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and World Bank
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Does City Structure Affect the Labor Market Outcomes of Black Workers?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Dec 2003
Harris Selod, Yves Zenou and Yves Zenou
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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spatial mismatch, multiple equilibria, racial preferences, social networks, labor discrimination

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Roads and Rural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7729
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Agricultural Economics, Rural Development Strategy & Policy, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Community Based Rural Development, Rural Communities, Regional Rural Development

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Assessing Urban Policies Using a Simulation Model with Formal and Informal Housing: Application to Cape Town, South Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8921
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
CIRED, International Research Center on Environment & Development, France, Independent, National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and CIRED, International Research Center on Environment & Development, France
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Municipal Management and Reform, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, Urban Housing, Urban Governance and Management, Transport Services, Urban Economic Development, City to City Alliances, Urban Economics, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, Urban Communities, Regional Urban Development, Labor Markets

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The Effect of Location on Finding a Job in the Greater Paris Area

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Laurent Gobillon, Thierry Magnac and Harris Selod
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), Toulouse School of Economics and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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economic geography, unemployment, duration models, urban economics

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The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
Rabah Arezki, Christian Bogmans and Harris Selod
World Bank - African Development Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Globalization, Agriculture, International trade, Econometric models, Large-Scale Land Acquisitions, Food Independence, Platform FDI, Land Governance, General, Agriculture in International Trade

Do Unemployed Workers Benefit from Enterprise Zones? The French Experience

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
Laurent Gobillon, Thierry Magnac and Harris Selod
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), Toulouse School of Economics and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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enterprise zone, evaluation of programs, regional policies, unemployment

Do Unemployed Workers Benefit from Enterprise Zones? The French Experience

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Laurent Gobillon, Thierry Magnac and Harris Selod
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), Toulouse School of Economics and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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enterprise zones, stratified duration model, unemployment

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Highway Politics in a Divided Government: Evidence from Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8710
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2019
Harris Selod and Souleymane Soumahoro
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Independent
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Roads and Highways Performance, Roads & Highways, Inter-Urban Roads and Passenger Transport, Transport Services, Flood Control, Tertiary Education

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The Political Economy of Urban Transport System Choice

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Dec 2004
Jan K. Brueckner and Harris Selod
University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Over-investment in transport quality, income heterogeneity, multiple transport systems

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City Structure, Job Search and Labor Discrimination. Theory and Policy Implications

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Jun 2005
Harris Selod, Yves Zenou and Yves Zenou
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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Spatial mismatch, racial preferences, social networks, affirmative action, employment subsidies

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Private Versus Public Schools in Post-Apartheid South African Cities: Theory and Policy Implications

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Jun 2002
Harris Selod, Yves Zenou and Yves Zenou
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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Fees, education externalities, urban segregation, busing, vouchers

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The Mechanisms of Spatial Mismatch

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jan 2006
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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Discrimination, urban unemployment, ghettos, segregation

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Backyarding: Theory and Evidence for South Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8636
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Jan K. Brueckner, Claus Rabe and Harris Selod
University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics, Independent and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Labor Markets, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, Municipal Management and Reform, Urban Housing, Urban Governance and Management, Transport Services, International Trade and Trade Rules

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Customary Land Conversion and the Formation of the African City

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9192
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Pierre M. Picard and Harris Selod
Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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The Effect of Segregation and Spatial Mismatch on Unemployment: Evidence from France

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 May 2008
Laurent Gobillon and Harris Selod
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Residential segregation, sensitivity analysis, spatial mismatch, urban unemployment

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The Effect of Location on Finding a Job in the Paris Region

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 May 2008
Laurent Gobillon, Thierry Magnac and Harris Selod
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), Toulouse School of Economics and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
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Duration model, residential segregation, spatial mismatch, urban unemployment