Agricultural Development Economics
 

Working papers

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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 [...]
   
This paper investigates the meaning of female empowerment and presents the argument why empowerment is needed. Empowerment is treated as [...]
   
This paper reviews existing microeconomic empirical literature on gender differences in use, access, and adoption of non-land agricultural inputs in [...]
   

Impact of increasing prices of agricultural commodities on poverty

11-14
Panagiotis Karfakis, Jackeline Velazco, Esteban Moreno, Katia Covarrubias [ 2011 ]
The present paper attempts to identify the groups of households that most likely will face positive or negative welfare consequences as [...]
   

The filters to exit rural poverty: An analysis of the complementarities of assets in developing countries

ESA Working Papers 11-01
William Foster, Alberto Valdés, Benjamin Davis, Gustavo Anríquez [ 2011 ]
This paper explores a 15-country household data base to evaluate the impact of three key assets (land, education and infrastructure) [...]
   

Rising food prices and undernourishment: A cross-country inquiry

ESA Working Papers 10-01
Gustavo Anríquez, Silvio Daidone, Erdgin Mane [ 2010 ]
Households’ welfare in developing countries has been hit by dramatic food prices increases which occurred between 2005 and 2008. In [...]