dr. (Robert) R.A. Sparrow

Associate Professor International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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      • T.J. Hatton, R.A. Sparrow, D. Suryadarma & P. van der Eng (2018). Fertility and the health of children in Indonesia. Economics and Human Biology, 28, 67-78. doi: 10.1016/j.ehb.2017.12.002
      • A.S. Bedi, R.A. Sparrow & L. Tasciotti (2017). The Impact of a Household Biogas Programme on Energy Use and Expenditure in East Java. Energy Economics, 68, 66-76.
      • Zemzem Shigute, A.D. Mebratie, R.A. Sparrow, Z. Yilma, G. Alemu & A.S. Bedi (2017). Uptake of Health Insurance and the Productive Safety Net Program in Rural Ethiopia. Social Science & Medicine, 176 (March), 133-141. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.01.035
      • R.A. Sparrow, S. Budiyati, A. Yumna, N. Warda, A. Suryahadi & A.S. Bedi (2017). Sub-national health care financing reforms in Indonesia. Health Policy and Planning, 32 (1), 91-101. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czw101
      • K. Kis-Katos & R.A. Sparrow (2015). Poverty, Labor Markets and Trade Liberalization in Indonesia. Journal of Development Economics, 117, 94-106. doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2015.07.005
      • M. Grimm, R.A. Sparrow & L. Tasciotti (2015). Does Electrification Spur the Fertility Transition? Evidence from Indonesia. Demography, 52 (5), 1773-1796. doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2015.07.005
      • Z. Yilma, A. Mebratie, R.A. Sparrow, M. Dekker, G. Alemu & A.S. Bedi (2015). Impact of Ethiopia's Community Based Health Insurance on Household Economic Welfare. The World Bank Economic Review, 29 (S1), S164-S173. doi: 10.1093/wber/lhv009
      • A. Mebratie, R.A. Sparrow, Z.Y. Debebe, G. Alemu & A.S. Bedi (2015). Dropping out of Ethiopia’s Community Based Health Insurance Scheme. Health Policy and Planning, 20 (10), 1296-1306. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czu142
      • F. Khan, A.S. Bedi & R.A. Sparrow (2015). Sickness and Death: Economic Consequences and Coping Strategies of the Urban Poor in Bangladesh. World Development, 72, 255-266. doi: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.03.008
      • A. Mebratie, R.A. Sparrow, Z.Y. Debebe, G. Alemu & A.S. Bedi (2015). Enrolment in Ethiopia’s Community Based Health Insurance Scheme. World Development, 74, 58-76. doi: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.04.011
      • N. Forero-Ramírez, L. Gamboa, A.S. Bedi & R.A. Sparrow (2014). Child Malnutrition and Prenatal Care: Evidence from Three Latin American Countries. Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/American A, 35 (3), 163-171.
      • R.A. Sparrow, E. Van de Poel, G. Hadiwidjaja, Y. Yumna, N. Warda & A. Suryahadi (2014). Coping with the Economic Consequences of Ill Health in Indonesia. Health Economics, 23 (6), 719-728. doi: 10.1002/hec.2945
      • R.A. Sparrow, A. Suryahadi & W. Widyanti (2013). Social Health Insurance for the Poor: Targeting and Impact of Indonesia's Askeskin Program. Social Science & Medicine, 96, 264-271. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.09.043
      • I. Kruse, M.P. Pradhan & R.A. Sparrow (2012). Marginal Benefit Incidence of Public Health Spending: Evidence from Indonesian sub-national data. Journal of Health Economics, 31 (1), 147-157. doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2011.09.003
      • K. Kis-Katos & R.A. Sparrow (2011). Child Labor and Trade Liberalization in Indonesia. Journal of Human Resources, 46 (4), 722-749. doi: 10.1353/jhr.2011.0008
      • A. Iturriza, A.S. Bedi & R.A. Sparrow (2011). Unemployment Assistance and Transition to Employment in Argentina. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 59 (4), 811-837. doi: 10.1086/660004
      • C. Calero, A.S. Bedi & R.A. Sparrow (2009). Remittances, Liquidity Constraints and Human Capital Investments in Ecuador. World Development, 37 (6), 1143-1154. doi: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2008.10.006
      • R.A. Sparrow (2008). Targeting the Poor in Times of Crisis: The Indonesian Health Card. Health Policy and Planning, 23 (3), 188-199. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czn003
      • M.P. Pradhan, F. Saadah & R.A. Sparrow (2007). Did the Health Card Program Ensure Access to Medical Care for the Poor during Indonesia's Economic Crisis? The World Bank Economic Review, 21 (1), 125-150. doi: 10.1093/wber/lhl010
      • R.A. Sparrow (2007). Protecting Education for the Poor in Times of Crisis: An Evaluation of a Scholarship Programme in Indonesia. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 69 (1), 99-122. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-0084.2006.00438.x
      • P. Lanjouw, J. Quizon & R.A. Sparrow (2001). Non-Agricultural Earnings in Peri-urban Areas of Tanzania: Evidence from Household Survey Data. Food Policy, 26 (4), 385-403. doi: 10.1016/S0306-9192(01)00010-0
      • K. Kis-Katos, J. Pieters & R.A. Sparrow (2018). Gender, Labour Markets and Trade Liberalisation in Indonesia. In A.A. Patunru, M. Pangestu & M.C. Basri (Eds.), Indonesia in the New World: Globalisation, Nationalism and Sovereignty (pp. 157-179). Singapore: ISEAS Publishing
      • R.A. Sparrow (2011). Social Health Insurance: Towards Universal Coverage for the Poor? In C. Manning & S. Sumarto (Eds.), Employment, Living Standards and Poverty in Contemporary Indonesia (pp. 221-244). Singapore: ISEAS Publishing
      • P. Lanjouw, M.P. Pradhan, F. Saadah, H. Sayed & R.A. Sparrow (2002). Poverty, Education and Health in Indonesia: Who Benefits from Public Spending? In C. Morrisson (Ed.), Education and Health Expenditures, and Development: The cases of Indonesia and Peru (Development Centre Studies) (pp. 17-78). Paris: OECD
      • R.A. Sparrow (2013). Book review: Poverty and Social Protection in Indonesia (J. Hardjono, N. Akhmadi and S. Sumarto ed., ISEAS Publishing, Singapore, 2010) [Bespreking van het boek Poverty and Social Protection in Indonesia]. Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 49(2), 240-241.
  • Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies

  • Associate Professor

    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
    The Netherlands