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Kelly Jones

  • PhD
  • Research Fellow
  • International Food Policy Research Institute
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Research interests

I15 - Health and Economic Development D10 - Household Behavior and Family Economics J13 - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth

About

Jones’ research focuses on evaluating social and economic interventions aimed at improving welfare in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her recent work in Kenya includes experimental analyses of women’s risk coping strategies in the face of financial shocks, and the implications for women’s sexual and reproductive health and child health of various economic policies and phenomena. She is also currently conducting field experiments in Uganda and Ghana on the role of gender dynamics in intra-household allocation of resources and productive activities. In particular, she is exploring women’s contributions to and empowerment within small-scale commercial agriculture.

Co-authors (5)

Publications (5)

  • Contraceptive Supply and Fertility Outcomes: Evidence from Ghana

    • Jones K
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  • Income Shocks and HIV in Africa

    • Burke M
    • Gong E
    • Jones K
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  • Mitigating aflatoxin exposure to improve child growth in eastern Kenya: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

    • Hoffman V
    • Jones K
    • Leroy J
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  • Serum aflatoxin B1-lysine adduct level in adult women from Eastern Province in Kenya depends on household socio-economic status: A cross sectional study.

    • Leroy J
    • Wang J
    • Jones K
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  • Growing up together: cohort composition and child investment.

    • Jones K
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Professional experience

Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute

June 2014 - Present

Associate Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute

July 2011 - June 2014(3 years)

Junior Professional Associate, South Asia Agriculture & Rural Development

The World Bank

June 2005 - July 2006(a year)

Economist

U.S. International Trade Commission

May 2004 - May 2005(a year)

Education history

Doctorate in Agricultural & Resource Economics

University of California, Berkeley

August 2006 - June 2011(5 years)

Masters in International Relations

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

August 2003 - May 2005(2 years)