Agricultural Development Economics
 

Working papers

Year of publication

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 [...]
   
This paper introduces value chain analysis and development as tools for addressing gender inequities in markets. We describe how factors [...]
   

Gender differentiated asset dynamics in Northern Nigeria

ESA Working Papers 11-06
Andrew Dillon, Esteban J. Quiñones [ 2011 ]
This paper examines gender differentiated asset dynamics over a 20 year period (1988-2008) in Northern Nigeria. The paper first examines [...]
   

Rural women’s access to financial services: Credit, savings and insurance

ESA Working Papers 11-07
Diana Fletschner, Lisa Kenney [ 2011 ]
This paper reviews rural women’s access to financial services, a key factor of successful rural development strategies. Designing appropriate financial [...]
   

Mainstreaming gender sensitivity in cash crop market supply chains

ESA Working Papers 11-08
Ruth Vargas Hill, Marcella Vigneri [ 2011 ]
This paper considers the impact of gender specific constraints on the production and marketing of cash crops. Cash crop production [...]
   
Ester Boserup’s book Women’s role in economic development marked an important step in understanding the position of women in developing [...]