Journal articles

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Geenen S., Stoop N. and Verpoorten M. (2020). How much do artisanal miners earn? An inquiry among Congolese gold miners (2020) Resources Policy.

Stoop, N. and Verpoorten, M. (2020), Risk, Envy and Magic in the Artisanal Mining Sector of South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Development and Change.

Ingelaere B., Verpoorten M. (2020). Trust in the aftermath of genocide: insights from Rwandan life histories. Journal of Peace Research.

Verpoorten M. (2020). How Many Died in Rwanda?, Journal of Genocide Research, 22(1): 94-103. DOI: 10.1080/14623528.2019.1703253

Stoop N., Verpoorten M. and van der Windt P. (2019). Artisanal or Industrial Conflict Minerals? Evidence from Eastern Congo. World Development 122: 660-674.

Alidou, S. and Verpoorten M. (2019). Only women can whisper to gods: Voodoo, menopause and women’s autonomy, World Development 119: p. 40-54.

Alidou S. and Verpoorten M. (2019). Family size and schooling in Sub-Saharan Africa: Testing the quantity-quality trade-off. Journal of population Economics.

Stoop N., Verpoorten M., Deconinck K. (2019) Voodoo, vaccines and bed nets, Economic Development and Cultural Change. 67:3(2019), p. 493-535.

Stoop N, Verpoorten M, van der Windt P (2018) More legislation, more violence? The impact of Dodd-Frank in the DRC. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0201783.

Guariso A., Ingelaere B. and Verpoorten M. (2018). Female political representation in the aftermath of ethnic violence: a  comparative analysis of Burundi and Rwanda. Development and Change.49(6): 1361-1391.

Guariso A. and Verpoorten M. (2019). Armed conflict and schooling in Rwanda: Digging deeper. Public Policy and Peace Science (PEPS) 25(1).

Guariso, A., and Verpoorten, M. (2018). Aid, trade and the post-war recovery of the Rwandan coffee sector. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 12(3), 552-574.

Kilosho B. J., Stoop N. and Verpoorten M. (2017). Defusing the social minefield of gold sites in Kamituga, South Kivu: from legal pluralism to the re-making of institutions? Resources policy 53: 356-368.

Stoop, N., Houssa R., Verpoorten M. (2016). "To fish or not to fish? Resource degradation and income diversification in Benin". Environment and development economics - ISSN 1355-770X - (2016), p. 1-22
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De Roeck Mathias, Reyntjens Filip, Vandeginste Stef, Verpoorten Marijke (2016). Special data feature : institutions in Burundi and Rwanda: a 20-year data overview, (1995-2016). L'Afrique des grands lacs : annuaire 2015-2016 / Reyntjens, Filip [edit.]; e.a. [edit.] - Antwerp, UPA, 2016, p. 9-50

Cassimon Danny, Verbeke Karel, Verpoorten Marijke (2016). "FDI from a 'financing for development' perspective : opportunities for Africa's Great Lakes Region" Reflets et perspectives de la vie économique - ISSN 0034-2971 - 55:1(2016), p. 29-46

Briones Alonso, E., Houssa R., Verpoorten M. (2016) "Voodoo versus fishing committees : the role of traditional and contemporary institutions in fisheries management". Ecological economics-issn 0921-8009-122(2016),p. 61-70

De Luca, G. and Verpoorten, M. (2015) "Civil War and Political Participation: Evidence from Uganda," Economic Development and Cultural Change. 07/2015; DOI:10.1086/682957

De Luca, G. and Verpoorten, M. (2015). Civil war, social capital and resilience in Uganda. Oxford Economic Papers 67(3): 661–686.

Serneels, P. and M. Verpoorten (2015). The impact of armed conflict on economic performance: evidence from Rwanda. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 59(4): 555-592.                                    

Houssa, R. and Verpoorten, M. (2015). The Unintended Consequence of an Export Ban: Evidence from Benin's Shrimp Sector. World Development, 67: 138-150.

Verpoorten, M., Arora, A., Stoop, N. and J. Swinnen (2013). Self-reported food insecurity in Africa during the food price crisis. Food Policy 39: 51-63.

Deconinck, K. and Verpoorten, M. (2013). Narrow and Scientific Replication of 'The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa'. Journal of Applied Econometrics. Vol. 28 (1): 166–169.

Bareebe, G., Titeca, K., Verpoorten, M. (2012). Simplified Campaign Narratives on Civil War: Case Study of ‘KONY 2012', in: Reyntjens F., Vandeginste S., et Verpoorten M. (eds.) (2012) L’Afrique des grands lacs. Annuaire 2011-2012, Paris, L’Harmattan: 131-156.

Guariso, A., Ngabitsinze, C. J., Verpoorten, M. (2012). The Rwandan Coffee Sector: out of the Ordinary, in: Reyntjens F., Vandeginste S., et Verpoorten M. (eds.) L’Afrique des grands lacs. Annuaire 2011-2012, Paris, L’Harmattan: 397-426.

Verpoorten, M. (2012). Leave None to Claim the Land : A Malthusian Catastrophe in Rwanda? Journal of Peace Research. 49 (4): 547 - 563. ( Zipped command- and datafile for replication )

Verpoorten, M. (2012). Detecting Hidden Violence : The Spatial Distribution of Excess Mortality in Rwanda. Political Geography. 31 (1): 44 - 56.

Verpoorten, M. (2012). The intensity of the Rwandan genocide : Measures from the gacaca records. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy. 18 (1) 

Verpoorten, M. (2009). “Cattle Sales in War and Peacetime: a Study of Household Coping in Rwanda, 1991-2001". Journal of Development Economics. 88(1): 67-86.

Verpoorten, M., Berlage, L. (2007). Economic Mobility in rural Rwanda : A Study of the Long Term Effects of War and Genocide at the Household Level. Journal of African Economies. 16(3): 349-392.

Verpoorten, M. (2005). The death toll of the Rwandan genocide: a detailed analysis for Gikongoro Province. Population. 60(4): 331-368.

Verwimp, Ph., Verpoorten, M. (2004). What are all the soldiers going to do? Demobilisation, reintegration and employment in Rwanda. Conflict, Security and Development. 4 (1): 39-57.