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Adeline Delavande Acting Research Director and Professor of Economics

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Research Interests

  • Economics of the family
  • Economic demography
  • Development economics

Her primary research focuses on understanding how individuals make decisions under uncertainty using elicited subjective expectations, in particular on how best to elicit subjective expectations from survey respondents in both developed and developing countries, and on how to use elicited expectations to make inference on behaviour, with application related contraception, schooling, risky sexual behaviour and retirement planning.


Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 20 in total

  1. University choice: the role of expected earnings, non-pecuniary outcomes and financial constraints

    Adeline Delavande and Basit Zafar

  2. Probabilistic expectations in developing countries

    Adeline Delavande

    1. Economics
    2. Psychology
  3. HIV-related social intolerance and risky sexual behavior in a high HIV prevalence environment

    Adeline Delavande, Mafalda Sampaio, and Neeraj Sood

    1. Health
    2. Social Behaviour
  4. Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 5: results from methodological experiments

    Katrin Auspurg, Jonathan Burton, Carl Cullinane, Adeline Delavande, Fumagalli Laura, Maria Iacovou, Annette Jäckle, Olena Kaminska, Peter Lynn, Paul Mathews, Gerry Nicolaas, Cheti Nicoletti, Cong Ye, and Basit Zafar

  5. Subjective expectations about the returns to schooling and the decision to go to university

    Adeline Delavande and Basit Zafar

  6. Dementia and out-of-pocket spending on health care services

    Adeline Delavande, Michael D. Hurd, Paco Martorell, and Kenneth M. Langa

    1. Economics
    2. Health
    3. Disability
  7. Monetary costs of dementia in the United States

    Michael D. Hurd, Paco Martorell, Adeline Delavande, Kathleen J. Mullen, and Kenneth M. Langa

    1. Economics
    2. Health
    3. Older People
  8. The impact of HIV testing on subjective expectations and risky behavior in Malawi

    Adeline Delavande and Hans-Peter Kohler

  9. Candidate preferences and expectations of election outcomes

    Adeline Delavande and Charles F. Manski

  10. Differential survival in Europe and the United States: estimates based on subjective probabilities of survival

    Adeline Delavande and Susann Rohwedder

  11. Marrying up: the role of sex ratio in assortative matching

    Ran Abramitzky, Adeline Delavande, and Luis Vasconcelos

  12. Individuals' uncertainty about future social security benefits and portfolio choice

    Adeline Delavande and Susann Rohwedder

    1. Survey Methodology
    2. Welfare Benefits
  13. Eliciting probabilistic expectations with visual aids in developing countries: how sensitive are answers to variations in elicitation design?

    Adeline Delavande, Xavier Giné, and David McKenzie

  14. Measuring subjective expectations in developing countries: a critical review and new evidence

    Adeline Delavande, Xavier Giné, and David McKenzie

    1. Survey Methodology
    2. Economics
  15. Criminal prosecution and Human Immunodeficiency Virus–related risky behavior

    Adeline Delavande, Dana Goldman, and Neeraj Sood

    1. Law And Legislation
    2. Health
    3. Social Behaviour
    4. Crime And Justice


Displaying all 12 media publications

  1. Adeline Delavande to give IFS seminar

  2. Study: Dementia tops cancer, heart disease in cost

  3. Dementia costs in the US will double within 30 years

  4. Dementia study predicts a surge in cost and cases

  5. Cost of dementia tops $157 billion annually in the United States

  6. Dementia care cost is projected to double by 2040

  7. Dementia costs top those for heart disease or cancer, study finds

  8. Cost of dementia tops $157 billion annually in the United States

  9. Cost of dementia tops $157 billion annually in the United States

  10. Voters overrate favorite candidates

  11. People overrate their favourite political candidates

  12. Voters overrate favorite candidates

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