Research

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bellemare, Marc, Metin Cakir, Hikaru Peterson, Lindsey Novak, and Jeta Rudi. (2017) "On the Measurement of Food Waste." American Journal of Agricultural Economics. doi:  
*Featured in the New Food Economy 

Bellemare, Marc, and Lindsey Novak. (2017) "Contract Farming and Food Security." American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 99 (2): 357-378.

Bellemare, Marc F., Lindsey Novak, and Tara Steinmetz. (2015) "All in the Family: Explaining the Persistence of Female Genital Cutting in West Africa." Journal of Development Economics. 116: 252-265.

Novak, Lindsey. (2014) "The Impact of Access to Water on Child Health in Senegal." Review of Development Economics. Vol. 18, No. 3.



Working Papers

Novak, Lindsey and Marie Baguet. "Persistent Norms and Tipping Points: Female Genital Cutting in Burkina Faso." 
*Featured in the World Bank's Development Impact blog and Economics that Really Matters.
*Awarded the Warren Samuels Prize at the ASSA meetings.

*Awarded outstanding graduate student paper by the Institutional and Behavioral Economics Section of AAEA

Baguet, Marie and Lindsey Novak. "Change of Heart: Explaining Shifting Opinions of Female Genital Cutting in West Africa." 

Bellemare, Marc, Yu Na Lee, and Lindsey Novak. “Contract Farming as Partial Insurance” 

Friedemann-Sanchez, Greta, Benjamin Capistrant, and Lindsey Novak. “Caregiving for Children with Type I Diabetes in Central India: The IDREAM Study.” Revision Requested (March 15, 2017), Pediatric Diabetes.

Novak, Lindsey and J. Michael Oakes. "Mirror Image: How Local Obesity Rates Impact Individual Health Perceptions."