Agricultural Development Economics
 

Journal articles

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Will buying tropical forest carbon benefit the poor?

Evidence from Costa Rica
Kerr, S. Leslie Lipper, Alexander S.P. Pfaff  [ 2007 ]
We review claims linking both payments for carbon and poverty to deforestation. We examine these effects empirically for Costa Rica [...]
   
The paper provides results of a study aimed at saving a substantial amount of water by maintaining deeper groundwater levels [...]
   

Will buying tropical forest carbon benefit the poor? Evidence from Costa Rica

A. Pfaff, S. Kerr, L. Lipper, R. Cavatassi, B. Davis, J. Hendy, G. Sanchez-Azofeifa [ 2007 ]
We review claims linking both payments for carbon and poverty to deforestation. We examine these effects empirically for Costa Rica [...]
   
Preferential trade agreements are thought of as an important instrument for integrating the developing (DCs) and least developed countries (LDCs) [...]
   
This report reviews gender issues in Liberia’s agriculture and rural sector with a special focus on rural women and how [...]
   

Rural income generating activities in developing countries: re-assessing the evidence

Gero Carletto, Katia Covarrubias, Benjamin Davis, Marika Krausova, Kostas Stamoulis, Paul Winters, Alberto Zezza [ 2007 ]
This paper contributes to the understanding of the dynamics of developing country rural labour markets by re-evaluating the available evidence [...]
   
The paper discusses the economic effects of misallocation of public expenditures in favor of private goods rather than public goods. [...]
   

Migration and rural development

Robert E.B. Lucas [ 2007 ]
The paper summarizes the key routes through which internal and international migration impact rural development and some of the evidence [...]
   

Toward a territorial approach to rural development

Alain de Javnry, Elisabeth Sadoulet [ 2007 ]
This paper explores a territorial approach to rural development in Latin America. It first reviews evidence that progress in rural [...]
   
This paper discusses the experience of six conditional cash transfer programs in Latin America, a model of social safety nets [...]
   
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