Agricultural Development Economics
 

Smallholders and rural poverty

Year of publication

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

ESA Working Paper 03-16
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 [...]
   

Smallholder agroforestry projects: Potential for carbon sequestration and poverty alleviation

ESA Working Paper 03-06
Oscar J. Cacho, Graham R. Marshall, Mary Milne [ 2003 ]
This paper provides an assessment of the potential for smallholder agroforestry projects to be competitive in markets for carbon emission [...]
   

More calories or more diversity? An econometric evaluation of the impact of the PROGRESA and PROCAMPO transfer programs on food security in rural Mexico

ESA Working Paper 02-09
Marta Ruiz-Arranz, Benjamin Davis, Marco Stampini, Paul Winters, Sudhanshu Handa [ 2002 ]
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, [...]
   

Overview of smallholder contract farming in developing countries

ESA Working Paper 02-05
Phil Simmons [ 2002 ]
An agribusiness firm’s choice to expand activities through contract farming rather than plantations, buying directly from open markets or other [...]
   

Gender, networks and Mexico-US migration

ESA Working Paper 02-04
Benjamin Davis, Paul Winters [ 2002 ]
In this paper, we examine whether the causes and patterns of Mexican rural female migration differ significantly from rural male [...]
   

Assets, activities and income generation in rural Mexico: factoring in social and public capital

ESA Working Paper 01-06
Paul Winters, Banjamin Davis, Leonardo Corral [ 2001 ]
In recent years, there has been increasing emphasis in the rural development literature on the multiple income-generating activities undertaken by [...]
   

Gender, networks and Mexico-U.S. Migration

B. Davis, P. Winters  [ 2000 ]
In this paper, we examine whether the causes and patterns of Mexican rural female migration differ significantly from rural male [...]
   
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