Agricultural Development Economics

Smallholders and rural poverty

Year of publication

Transaction costs, institutions and smallholder market integration: potato producers in Peru

ESA Working Paper 05-04
Irini Maltsoglou, Aysen Tanyeri-Abur [ 2005 ]
The paper analyses the impacts of transaction costs on the degree of household market integration using survey data collected from [...]

Familiar faces, familiar places: the role of family networks and previous experience for Albanian migrants

ESA Working Paper 05-03
Calogero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Marco Stampini [ 2005 ]
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

ESA Working Paper 05-02
Alberto Zezza, Calogero 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

ESA Working Paper 05-01
Carlo Azzarri, Calogero 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

ESA Working Paper 04-15
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’ [...]

Hogares, pobreza y políticas en épocas de crisis. México, 1992-1996

Revista de la CEPAL 82
Benjamín Davis, Sudhanshu Handa y Humberto Soto [ 2004 ]
En la década anterior a la crisis de 1995, mejoraron en México los indicadores de desarrollo humano. Aplicando técnicas de [...]
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 [...]
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