Agricultural Development Economics
 

Working papers

Year of publication

Sowing the seeds of social relations: The role of social capital in crop diversity

ESA Working Papers 06-16
Paul Winters, Romina Cavatassi, Leslie Lipper [ 2006 ]
This paper explores the relationship between social capital and crop diversity. The study is conducted in an area of Ethiopia [...]
   

Abatement and transaction costs of carbon-sink projects involving smallholders

ESA Working Papers 06-13
Oscar Cacho, Leslie Lipper [ 2006 ]
Agroforestry projects have the potential to help mitigate global warming by acting as sinks for greenhouse gasses. However, participation in [...]
   

Assessing the impact of massive out-migration on agriculture

ESA Working Papers 06-14
Nancy McCarthy, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Irini Maltsoglou [ 2006 ]
Over the past several years, rural areas in transition countries have experienced a structural transformation of their agricultural sectors combined [...]
   

Measuring vulnerability to food insecurity

ESA Working Papers 06-12
Pasquale Scaramozzino  [ 2006 ]
This paper develops a novel approach to the analysis of vulnerability in the context of food security. The proposed methodology [...]
   

Food aid in response to acute food insecurity

ESA Working Papers 06-10
Christopher B. Barrett [ 2006 ]
This paper reviews the role of food aid in response to humanitarian emergencies. It outlines a set of basic principles [...]
   

Food aid as part of a coherent strategy to advance food security objectives

ESA Working Papers 06-09
Christopher B. Barrett [ 2006 ]
This paper outlines a coherent strategy for the use of food aid in addressing food insecurity. It surveys recent literature [...]
   

Assessing the impact of food aid on recipient countries: a survey

ESA Working Papers 06-11
Titus O. Awokuse [ 2006 ]
This paper surveys the economic literature on the impacts of food aid on recipient countries. The paper reviews the conceptual [...]
   

Less-favoured areas: looking beyond agriculture towards ecosystem services

ESA Working Papers 06-08
Leslie Lipper, Prabhu Pingali, Monika Zurek [ 2006 ]
Many dryland regions are considered less favoured areas as they face a variety of either biophysical or socio-economic constraints to [...]
   
In this paper we examine the effects of the composition (between private and public goods) of government expenditures in the [...]
   

Putting payments for environmental services in the context of economic development

ESA Working Papers 06-15
David Zilberman, Leslie Lipper, Nancy McCarthy [ 2006 ]
Paying for the provision of environmental services is a recent policy innovation that is attracting much attention in both developed [...]