Dr Sarah   Walker
Senior Lecturer

Dr Sarah Walker

  • (2015) PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • (2009) Master's of Arts in International and Development Economics from the University of San Francisco
  • (2004) Bachelor's of Arts in Economics and International Relations (dual degree) from Michigan State University
Business School
Sch of Economics

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/sarahwalkereconomics/home

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Walker S, 2021, 'The Origins of Asset Management from 1700 to 1960: Towering Investors By Nigel Edward Morecroft. Palgrave Studies in the History of Finance, 1st ed. 2017.', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, pp. 1 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1474747221000275
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Walker S, 2020, 'Historical legacies in savings: Evidence from Romania', Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 48, pp. 76 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2019.11.003
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Alix-Garcia J; Walker S; Bartlett A, 2019, 'Assessing the direct and spillover effects of shocks to refugee remittances', World Development, vol. 121, pp. 63 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2019.04.015
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Munro PG; Bartlett AL; Dhizaala JT; Laloyo SA; Oswin SO; Walker S, 2019, 'International fieldschool reciprocity: using a whole-of-university approach to create positive change in Northern Uganda', Higher Education Research & Development, vol. 38, pp. 1461 - 1474., http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2019.1657071
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Walker S, 2018, 'Cultural barriers to market integration: Evidence from 19th century Austria', Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 46, pp. 1122 - 1145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2018.05.001
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Alix-Garcia J; Walker S; Bartlett A; Onder H; Sanghi A, 2018, 'Do refugee camps help or hurt hosts? The case of Kakuma, Kenya', Journal of Development Economics, vol. 130, pp. 66 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2017.09.005
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Alix-Garcia J; Walker S; Radeloff V; Kozak J, 2018, 'Tariffs and trees: The effects of the Austro-Hungarian customs union on specialization and land-use change', Journal of Economic History, vol. 78, pp. 1142 - 1178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022050718000554
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Walker S; Butsic V; Baumann M; Shortland A; Kuemmerle T, 2015, 'Conservation and Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: the Impacts of Warfare, Mining, & Protected Areas on Deforestation', Biological Conservation, vol. 191, pp. 266 - 273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2015.06.037
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Munteanu C; Kuemmerle T; Boltiziar M; Butsic V; Gimmi U; Lúboš Halada ; Kaim D; Király G; Konkoly-Gyuró E; Kozak J; Lieskovský J; Mojses M; Müller D; Ostafin K; Ostapowicz K; Shandra O; Štych P; Walker S; Radeloff VC, 2014, 'Forest and agricultural land change in the Carpathian region-A meta-analysis of long-term patterns and drivers of change', Land Use Policy, vol. 38, pp. 685 - 697, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2014.01.012
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Walker S; Meredith J; Robinson J; Wydick B, 2013, 'Keeping the Doctor Away: Experimental Evidence on Investment in Preventative Health Products', Journal of Development Economics, vol. 105, pp. 196 - 210, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2013.08.003
  • Working Papers | 2020
    Dr Sarah Walker
    Bose G; Walker S; Jain T, 2020, Women's Labor Force Participation and Household Technology Adoption, http://dx.doi.org10.2139/ssrn.3520613, http://ssrn.com/abstract=3520613

Awards

  • (2020) Paul Bourke Award for Early Career Research - Australian Academy of Social Sciences
  • (2018) UNSW Business School Global Impact Award 
  • (2018) UNSW President's Award for Collaboration (with Anne Bartlett)

Grants

  • (2020) Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA)
  • (2020) UNSW Business School Special Research Grant ($25,000)
  • (2019) ARC Discovery Project ($579,000 with Jennifer Alix-Garcia and Anne Bartlett)
  • (2018) UNSW Business School Special Research Grant ($24,923 with Anne Bartlett and Paul Munro)
  • (2018) Centre for Social Impact ($9,969 with Pauline Grosjean)
  • (2018) UNSW Linkage Seed Grant ($40,000 with Pauline Grosjean)
  • (2016) UNSW Business School Small Research Grant ($9,980)
  • (2016) UNSW BizLab Faculty Grant ($4,600)

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