1. Disease and Gender Gaps in Human Capital Investment: Evidence from Niger’s 1986 Meningitis Epidemic (joint with Belinda ArchibongAmerican Economic Review p&p2017, 107(5): 530-35. [Download paper (PDF)] [More Information] [CDEP working paper]
  2. Federal Crop Insurance and the Disincentive to Adapt to Extreme Heat (joint with Wolfram SchlenkerAmerican Economic Review p&p2015, 105(5): 262-66. [Download paper (PDF)] [More Information]
  3. Spatial Pattern of Yield Distributions: Implications for Crop Insurance (joint with Jesse Tack, Ardian Harri and Keith Coble) American Journal of Agricultural Economics2014, 96(1): 253-68. [Download paper (PDF)] [More Information]
    • In Award Winning Papers (Abstract).  American Journal of Agricultural Economics2014, 96(2): 609. [Download paper (PDF)[National Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association–2013]

Francis Annan

Francis joined the RMI division of the Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, as an assistant professor on August 2018. He is a fellow at the Center for Development Economics and Policy at Columbia University, and an economist consultant at the World Bank in Washington D.C. Francis received his M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. with a dissertation on the economics of contracts and risks from Columbia University on May 2018. His research brings together applied microeconomic theory and careful empirical analysis to study issues about development, contracts, insurance, social networks, environment and public policy.