Agricultural Development Economics
 

Working papers

Year of publication

Long-term farming trends

An inquiry using agricultural censuses
ESA Working Papers 07-20
Gustavo Anríquez, Genny Bonomi [ 2007 ]
This paper provides a long-term and global view at current farming trends by analyzing a specially created database of farming [...]
   

Does migration make rural households more productive? Evidence from Mexico

ESA Working Papers 07-10
J. Edward Taylor, Alejandro López-Feldman [ 2007 ]
The migration of labor out of rural areas and the flow of remittances from migrants to rural households is an increasingly [...]
   

Non-traditional exports, traditional constraints: the adoption and diffusion of cash crops among smallholders in Guatemala

ESA Working Papers 07-03
Calogero Carletto, Angeli Kirk, Paul Winters, Benjamin Davis [ 2007 ]
This paper uses a duration analysis based on adoption data spanning over 25 years from six communities in the Central [...]
   
In developing countries, when markets are incomplete migration can have multiple effects on agricultural production. In this paper, I use [...]
   

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 [...]