Agricultural Development Economics
 

Working papers

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Effects of global warming on vulnerability to food insecurity in rural Nicaragua

ESA Working Papers 11-18
Panagiotis Karfakis, Marco Knowles, Mark Smulders, Jeronim Capaldo [ 2011 ]
There is growing evidence that global warming will have a substantial negative impact on agricultural yields, in particular in developing [...]
   

A model of vulnerability to food insecurity

ESA Working Papers 10-03
Jeronim Capaldo, Panagiotis Karfakis, Marco Knowles, Mark Smulders [ 2011 ]
Empirical findings show that access to adequate and sufficient food in developing countries is unstable, suggesting that whether a household [...]
   

Livestock assets, livestock income and rural households: Cross-country evidence from household surveys

ESA Working Papers 11-17
Ugo Pica-Ciamarra, Luca Tasciotti, Joachim Otte, Alberto Zezza [ 2011 ]
This paper investigates the livestock asset positions of rural households and the contribution of livestock to their income in 12 [...]
   
FAO is the main provider of country-level estimates of undernourishment covering the whole world. Its methodology has the main advantage [...]
   

An extended crosscountry database for agricultural investment and capital

ESA Working Papers 11-16
Silvio Daidone, Gustavo Anríquez [ 2011 ]
This paper presents a database of investment and capital in agriculture, an essential input for cross-country macro analysis of the [...]
   

Gender differences in assets

ESA Working Papers 11-12
Terri Raney, Gustavo Anríquez, Andre Croppenstedt, Stefano Gerosa, Sarah Lowder, Ira Matuschke, Jakob Skoet [ 2011 ]
Agriculture can be an important engine of growth and poverty reduction. But the sector is underperforming in many countries in part [...]
   

Gender inequality, risk and vulnerability in the rural economy

Refocusing the public works agenda to take account of economic and social risks
ESA Working Papers 11-13
Rebecca Holmes, Nicola Jones [ 2011 ]
Smallholder farmers and poor rural households are vulnerable to both economic and social shocks which hamper their participation in agricultural activities. [...]
   

Biggin’ it up – food security and obesity in Jamaica and St Lucia

ESA Working Papers 11-15
Panagiotis Karfakis, Christian Romer Løvendal, Kristian Thor Jakobsen [ 2011 ]
This paper explores two different aspects of food security, namely undernourishment and overweight in the two Caribbean Islands of Jamaica [...]
   

The role of women in agriculture

ESA Working Papers 11-02
Terri Raney, Gustavo Anríquez, Andre Croppenstedt, Stefano Gerosa, Sarah Lowder, Ira Matuscke, Jakob Skoet [ 2011 ]
Agriculture can be an important engine of growth and poverty reduction. But the sector is underperforming in many countries in [...]
   
This paper explores, conceptually and empirically, the question of how much food is produced by women. Data for labour inputs [...]