Agricultural Development Economics

Working papers

Year of publication

An assessment of the impact of rice tariff policy in Indonesia: A multi-market model approach

ESA Working Papers 07-18
Bambang Sayaka, Sumaryanto, André Croppenstedt, Stefania DiGiuseppe [ 2007 ]
Rice is of key importance to Indonesia’s national and household level food security. The choice of tariff policy has important [...]

Long-term rural demographic trends

ESA Working Papers 07-19
Gustavo Anríquez [ 2007 ]
This paper studies rural demographic trends at the global level with an analysis of a specially prepared database of population [...]

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 [...]