Agricultural Development Economics

Smallholders and rural poverty

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Using data from the 2003 Albania Panel Survey, the paper sets out to achieve two main objectives. First, we fully characterize [...]

Moving away from poverty: A spatial analysis of poverty and migration in Albania

Alberto Zezza, Gero Carletto, and Benjamin Davis [ 2005 ]
This paper analyses recent patterns of migration and poverty in Albania, a country that following the collapse of the communist [...]

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 [...]
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