Agricultural Development Economics

Markets, prices and trade

Year of publication
This paper describes the benefits and costs of managing food price instability in the context of promoting economic growth and [...]

Fertilizer subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa

ESA Working Paper 12-04
Zoé Druilhe and Jesús Barreiro-Hurlé [ 2012 ]
The paper reviews the existing literature on fertilizer subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa and provides a coherent analysis of both the [...]

Financial resource flows to agriculture

A review of data on government spending, official development assistance and foreign direct investment
Sarah K. Lowder and Brian Carisma [ 2011 ]
This paper reviews four international datasets and one regional dataset which allow us to consider the magnitude of and trends [...]
This sample spread sheet accompanies the simple price monitoring tool to assess monthly changes in food prices.
This paper presents a simple tool that can be used to monitor developments in market prices. The data requirements are [...]

Impact of increasing prices of agricultural commodities on poverty

Panagiotis Karfakis, Jackeline Velazco, Esteban Moreno, Katia Covarrubias [ 2011 ]
The present paper attempts to identify the groups of households that most likely will face positive or negative welfare consequences as [...]
The increasing volume of remittances and public transfers in rural areas of the developing world has raised hopes that these [...]
World cereal prices have been increasing substantially since 2003. Until 2008, the Asian countries examined in this paper (Bangladesh, China, [...]
This study examines how different supply chain characteristics impose different coordination costs on vegetable processors. The results provide a basis [...]
This paper suggests a methodology for estimating the effects of higher food prices on global undernourishment. The paper also presents [...]
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