Agricultural Development Economics

Working papers

Year of publication

Private research and public goods: Implications of biotechnology for biodiversity

ESA Working Papers 04-07
Terri Raney, Prabhu Pingali [ 2004 ]
The pattern of crop genetic diversity has changed over the past two centuries with the modernization of agriculture, accelerating with [...]

Interactions between the agricultural sector and the HIV/AIDS pandemic: Implications for agricultural policy

ESA Working Papers 04-06
Thom S. Jayne, Marcela Villarreal, Prabhu Pingali, Günter Hemrich [ 2004 ]
This paper considers how the design of agricultural policies and programmes might be modified to better achieve policy objectives in [...]

Globalisation of Indian diets and the transformation of food supply systems

ESA Working Papers 04-05
Prabhu Pingali, Yasmeen Khwaja  [ 2004 ]
This paper examines the change in the nature of food demand in India in the last twenty years. It identifies [...]

Agricultural policy indicators

ESA Working Papers 04-04
Timothy Josling, Alberto Valdés [ 2004 ]
This paper outlines a methodological approach for use by FAO to collect, analyze and monitor agricultural policy indicators (API) for [...]

Resource abundance, poverty and development

ESA Working Papers 04-03
Erwin H. Bulte, Richard Damania, Robert T. Deacon [ 2004 ]
The negative correlation between resource endowments and GDP growth remains one of the most robust findings in the empirical growth [...]

Conflicts, rural development and food security in West Africa

ESA Working Papers 04-02
Margarita Flores [ 2004 ]
This paper examines food security in the context of conflict in West Africa. The analysis developed in the paper [...]
The understatement or omission of the environmental costs and benefits associated with forest management options results in project evaluations and [...]

Do futures benefit farmers who adopt them?

ESA Working Papers 03-20
Sergio H. Lence [ 2003 ]
The present study shows how to use a simulation approach to quantify the effects of making a futures market available [...]
Increasing problems of rural unemployment in Indonesia are at the core of this report. Numbers of unemployed increased dramatically after [...]
Eggs have been important elements of cooking and nutrition in Indonesia for centuries, mostly supplied from ducks and backyard chickens. [...]