Agricultural Development Economics
 

Smallholders and rural poverty

Year of publication
Rural agriculture uses more than one-third of the earth’s land and employs more than 40% of the population, a figure [...]
   

Rural income generating activities: whatever happened to the institutional vacuum?

Evidence from Ghana, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Vietnam
Alberto Zezza, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Kostas Stamoulis, Paul Winters [ 2007 ]
This paper assesses the current rural development practice against the main trends in recent rural development thinking, based on evidence [...]
   
This paper investigates the impact of migration and remittances on asset holdings, consumption expenditures, and credit constraint status of households [...]
   

Investing back home: return migration and business ownership in Albania

Talip Kilic, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Alberto Zezza [ 2007 ]
In view of its increasing importance, and the dearth of information on return migration and its impacts on source households, [...]
   

Rural development and poverty reduction: is agriculture still the key?

Gustavo Anríquez, Kostas Stamoulis [ 2007 ]
This paper examines the relationship between rurality and poverty, and the role the agricultural sector can play in rural development, [...]
   
This paper documents a relationship between non-farm income (primarily earnings and pensions) and agricultural outlays in Bulgaria, using the 2003 [...]
   

Long-term farming trends

An inquiry using agricultural censuses
Gustavo Anríquez, Genny Bonomi [ 2007 ]
This paper provides a long-term and global view at current farming trends by analyzing a specially created database of farming [...]
   

Does migration make rural households more productive? Evidence from Mexico

J. Edward Taylor, Alejandro López-Feldman [ 2007 ]
The migration of labor out of rural areas and the flow of remittances from migrants to rural households is an increasingly [...]
   

Migration and rural development

Robert E.B. Lucas [ 2007 ]
The paper summarizes the key routes through which internal and international migration impact rural development and some of the evidence [...]
   

Toward a territorial approach to rural development

Alain de Javnry, Elisabeth Sadoulet [ 2007 ]
This paper explores a territorial approach to rural development in Latin America. It first reviews evidence that progress in rural [...]
   
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