Agrifood Economics

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Papers

ISSN 2521-1838 

Year of publication

Conditionality and the impact of program design on household welfare: comparing two diverse cash transfer programs in rural Mexico

ESA Working Paper 02-10
ESA Working Papers
Benjamin Davis, Sudhanshu Handa, Marta Ruiz Arranz, Marco Stampini, Paul Winters [ 2002 ]
In this paper, we examine how the design of cash transfer schemes influences household welfare outcomes with particular reference to [...]

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
ESA Working Papers
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 [...]
The policy reforms introduced in Latin America in the 1980s and 1990s have induced profound and beneficial changes in the [...]

Is it possible to avoid a lemon? Reflections on choosing a poverty mapping method

ESA Working Paper 02-07
ESA Working Papers
Benjamin Davis [ 2002 ]
Poverty and food security in most countries are highly heterogeneous phenomena. Both types and depth of poverty, measured in a [...]

Analysis of food consumption behavior by Japanese households

ESA Working Paper 02-06
ESA Working Papers
Wen S. Chern, Kimiko Ishibashi, Kiyoshi Taniguchi, Yuki Tokoyama [ 2002 ]
The objective of this research is to analyze the food consumption patterns and to conduct econometric analysis of food demand [...]

Overview of smallholder contract farming in developing countries

ESA Working Paper 02-05
ESA Working Papers
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
ESA Working Papers
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
ESA Working Papers
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 [...]
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