Agricultural Development Economics

Journal articles

Year of publication
The emergence of markets for mitigation of climate change presents new opportunities for increasing economic and ecological returns to rangelands [...]
World cereal prices have been increasing substantially since 2003. Until 2008, the Asian countries examined in this paper (Bangladesh, China, [...]
The success of Mexico's conditional cash transfer programme (Progresa) has sparked a wave of similar programmes across the developing world, [...]
A Bayesian model averaging approach to the estimation of lag structures is introduced and applied to assess the impact of [...]

Rice yields in tropical/subtropical Asia exhibit large but opposing sensitivities to minimum and maximum temperatures

JR. Welch, JR. Vincent, M. Auffhammer, PF. Moya, A. Dobermann, D. Dawe [ 2010 ]
Data from farmer-managed fields have not been used previously to disentangle the impacts of daily minimum and maximum temperatures and [...]

Risk management and finance along value chains of small island developing states.

Evidence from the Caribbean and the Pacific
F. Angelucci, P. Conforti,  [ 2010 ]
The paper analyses agricultural risks and risk management in selected Small Island Developing States which are part of the African [...]
Partant du constat que les initiatives d’intégration régionale centrées sur l’agriculture se sont multipliées ces dernières années en Afrique, l’article [...]

A cross country comparison of rural income generating activities

Davis, P. Winters, G. Carletto, K. Covarrubias, E. Quinones, A. Zezza, K. Stamoulis, S. DiGiuseppe [ 2010 ]
This paper uses a newly constructed cross-country database composed of comparable income aggregates to examine the full range of income [...]
This paper uses a duration analysis based on adoption data spanning 25 years from six communities in the Central Highlands [...]

Investing back home

Return migration and business ownership in Albania
Talip Kilic, Calogero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Alberto Zezza  [ 2009 ]
This study uses data from the 2005 Albania Living Standards Measurement Study survey to assess the impact of past migration [...]