Kenneth Houngbedji is Researcher at the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD) and is affiliated with DIAL, a research unit of the Dauphine Economics Laboratory (LEDa) at Université Paris-Dauphine - PSL. He graduated as engineer in Statistics from the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Analyse Économique (ENSAE) in Dakar-Senegal, holds a Master degree in Public Policy and Development and a PhD in Economics from the Paris School of Economics and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS). His research focuses on economic development and the role that norms and institutions can play in improving the economic and social lives of individuals in low income countries.
Recent work by Kenneth Houngbedji
Experimental results find that formalisation of customary landholdings and land rights reduced tree cover loss in rural areas of Benin