Agricultural Development Economics
 

Working papers

Year of publication

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 [...]
   

New tools for old problems: can payments for watershed services support sustainable agricultural development in Africa?

ESA Working Papers 09-10
Giacomo Branca, Leslie Lipper, Bernardete Neves, Dosteus Lopa, Iddi Mwanyoka [ 2009 ]
Agriculture affects both the quantity and quality of water available for other uses, and under current production systems the impact [...]
   

A profile of the rural poor

ESA Working Papers 09-04
Alberto Valdés, William Foster, Gustavo Anríquez, Carlo Azzarri, Katia Covarrubias, Benjamin Davis, Stefania DiGiuseppe, Tim Essam, Tom Hertz, Ana Paula de la O, Esteban Quiñones, Kostas Stamoulis, Paul Winters, Alberto Zezza [ 2009 ]
This paper has two main objectives. Firstly, it provides an overview of trends in the magnitude, location and nature of [...]