Agricultural Development Economics
 

Smallholders and rural poverty

Year of publication

Monitoring poverty without consumption data: An application using the Albania panel survey

Carlo Azzarri, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis and Alberto Zezza [ 2005 ]
In developing countries poverty is generally measured with expenditure data. Such data are difficult and costly to obtain and it [...]
   
Using an ethnographic approach, this study explores small-scale farmers’ perceived transaction costs in relation to maize seed acquisition in the [...]
   

Poverty, livestock and household typologies in Nepal

Irini Maltsoglou, Kiyoshi Taniguchi [ 2004 ]
Agriculture and livestock are key components of the livelihoods of the poor. Livestock make a substantial contribution to household livelihoods’ [...]
   
This study analyses income, expenditure and food consumption data in Ethiopia to help explains the country’s high probability of national [...]
   
This paper uses cross-sectional data from Mexico before and after the 1994 peso crisis to analyze rural household vulnerability to [...]
   
Increasing problems of rural unemployment in Indonesia are at the core of this report. Numbers of unemployed increased dramatically after [...]
   

Can public transfers reduce Mexican migration? A study based on randomized experimental data

Guy Stecklov, Paul Winters, Marco Stampini, Benjamin Davis [ 2003 ]
Prior research on Mexican migration has shown that social networks and economic incentives play an important role in determining migration [...]
   
This paper provides an assessment of the potential for smallholder agroforestry projects to be competitive in markets for carbon emission [...]
   
This paper examines the PROGRESA and PROCAMPO cash transfer programs in Mexico and evaluates their impact on household food security [...]
   
This article explores the role of migrant networks in Mexican rural out-migration focusing on how network composition influences rural-to-rural, rural-to-urban, [...]
   
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