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Working Papers

2016

  1. Child labor and household land holding: Theory and empirical evidence from Zimbabwe
    Working Papers, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Did you really get the message? Using text reminders to stimulate adoption of agricultural technologies
    2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. RCTs for Agriculture: Exploring the Impact of a Text Message-based Intervention on Adoption of Blackberry Integrated Crop Management in Ecuador
    2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2014

  1. Agricultural Technology Adoption and Child Nutrition: Improved Maize Varieties in Rural Ethiopia
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Gendered Effects and Decision Making
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. Impacts of Improved Bean Varieties on Food Security in Rwanda
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Preferences for Attributes of Conservation Agriculture in Eastern Uganda
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2013

  1. Adoption Analysis and Impact Evaluation of Potato IPM in Ecuador
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Ex-Post Impacts of Improved Maize Varieties on Poverty in Rural Ethiopia
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2015)

2012

  1. How Much DoWe Know about Rural-Urban Health Disparities: Lessons from Four Major Diseases in Virginia
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Market participation decisions and market choices: A case study of Bolivian potato farmers
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. Schooling achievement amongst Zimbabwean children during a period of economic chaos, 2001-2007/8
    2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2010

  1. Is the Share of Agricultural Maintenance Research Rising?
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Market participation and marketing performance: A case study of Bolivian potato farmers
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2008

  1. Economic Impact Analysis of Marker-Assisted Breeding in Rice
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Those with blue hair please step forward: An economic theory of group formation and application to Cajas Rurales in Honduras
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2006

  1. El espacio geográfico, los activos, los medios de vida y el bienstar en las zonas rurales de CentroAmérica: evidencia empìrica de Guatemala, Honduras y Nicaragua
    DSGD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Public Investment Targeting in Rural Central America
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. The Role of Trust in Knowledge Acquisition: Results from Field Experiments in the Ecuadorian Amazon
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  4. Understanding the Drivers of Sustainable Rural Growth and Poverty Reduction in Honduras
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2005

  1. Adoption of Integrated Pest Management Technologies: A Case Study of Potato Farmers in Carchi, Ecuador
    2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Geographic space, assets, livelihoods and well-being in rural Central America
    DSGD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Geography, Livelihoods and Rural Poverty in Honduras: An Empirical Analysis using an Asset-base Approach
    Ibero America Institute for Econ. Research (IAI) Discussion Papers, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Export commodity production and broad-based rural development: coffee and cocoa in the Dominican Republic
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF PEANUT RESEARCH ON POVERTY REDUCTION: RESISTANCE STRATEGIES TO CONTROL PEANUT VIRUSES IN UGANDA
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2003

  1. DOES EXTENSION WORK? IMPACTS OF A PROGRAM TO ASSIST LIMITED-RESOURCE FARMERS IN VIRGINIA
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Agricultural Economics (2004)
  2. PRODUCTIVITY AND LAND ENHANCING TECHNOLOGIES IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA: HEALTH, PUBLIC INVESTMENTS, AND SEQUENTIAL ADOPTION
    2003 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, 2003, Durban, South Africa, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) (2003) Downloads View citations (1)
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2003) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2004)

2002

  1. The impact of the International Food Policy Research Institute's research program on rural finance policies for food security for the poor
    Impact assessments, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (4)

2001

  1. Viewing microinsurance as a social risk management instrument
    Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Vulnerability: a view from different disciplines
    Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (53)

2000

  1. TAXATION: NO SIMPLE ANSWERS
    Policy Papers, Virginia Tech, Rural Economic Analysis Program (REAP) Downloads
  2. THE IMPACT OF WELFARE REFORM ACROSS METROPOLITAN AND NON-METROPOLITAN AREAS: A NON-PARAMETRIC ANALYSIS
    2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
    Also in JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research (2000) View citations (1)

1999

  1. An asset-based approach to social risk management: a conceptual framework
    Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (22)

1998

  1. COMMUNITY PREFERENCES FOR TYPES OF BUSINESSES: A CASE STUDY OF THREE COUNTIES
    Report Papers, Virginia Tech, Rural Economic Analysis Program (REAP) Downloads
  2. Policy for plenty: measuring the benefits of policy-oriented social science research
    Impact assessments, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Staff Papers, Virginia Tech, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics (1997) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MIGRANT, SEASONAL, AND H-2A FARMWORKERS ON THE VIRGINIA ECONOMY
    Report Papers, Virginia Tech, Rural Economic Analysis Program (REAP) Downloads

1997

  1. RURAL VIRGINIA: PROVIDING FOR THE FUTURE THROUGH CHANGING POLICY
    Report Papers, Virginia Tech, Rural Economic Analysis Program (REAP) Downloads View citations (1)

1991

  1. Is export diversification the best way to achieve export growth and stability? A look at three African countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)

Journal Articles

No.3

  1. Explaining Marketing Strategies among Bolivian Potato Farmers
    Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, No.3, 54 Downloads

2017

  1. Farm Decision Making and Gender: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Ecuador
    World Development, 2017, 92, (C), 117-129 Downloads

2016

  1. Does IPM Have Staying Power? Revisiting a Potato-producing Area Years After Formal Training Ended
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2016, 67, (2), 308-323 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Ex post impacts of improved maize varieties on poverty in rural Ethiopia
    Agricultural Economics, 2015, 46, (4), 515-526 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Farmer preferences for attributes of conservation agriculture in Uganda
    African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2015, 10, (2) Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Inter-temporal Changes in Well-being During Conditions of Hyperinflation: Evidence from Zimbabwe
    Journal of African Economies, 2014, 23, (2), 225-256 Downloads

2013

  1. Bridging the Information Gap with Cost-Effective Dissemination Strategies: The Case of Integrated Pest Management in Bangladesh
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2013, 45, (04), 639-654 Downloads
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2013, 45, (04) (2013) Downloads
  2. Food and Agriculture in Ethiopia: Progress and Policy Challenges
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2013, 95, (5), 1366-1368 Downloads
  3. Is the share of agricultural maintenance research rising in the United States?
    Food Policy, 2013, 38, (C), 126-135 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. The Role of Risk Mitigation in Production Efficiency: A Case Study of Potato Cultivation in the Bolivian Andes
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2013, 64, (2), 363-381 Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. The Twin-Transfer Squeeze on Rural Households and Governments in Virginia
    Choices, 2012, 27, (3) Downloads
  2. Women rule: potato markets, cellular phones and access to information in the Bolivian highlands
    Agricultural Economics, 2012, 43, (4), 405-415 Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Agricultural extension, trust, and learning: results from economic experiments in Ecuador
    Agricultural Economics, 2011, 42, (6), 685-699 Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Economic impact analysis of marker-assisted breeding for resistance to pests and post harvest deterioration in cassava
    African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2010, 04, (2) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Journal of Cooperatives, 2010, 04, (2) (2010) Downloads View citations (3)

2009

  1. Economic Impact Analysis of Marker-Assisted Breeding for Tolerance to Salinity and Phosphorous Deficiency in Rice
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 31, (4), 779-792 Downloads View citations (5)

2008

  1. Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Integrated Pest Management Extension Methods: An Example from Bangladesh
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2008, 30, (2), 252-269 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Poverty and Social Impact in the Agricultural Sector: Lessons from Experience
    Development Policy Review, 2008, 26, (2), 189-210 Downloads

2007

  1. Effectiveness of Integrated Pest Management Dissemination Techniques: A Case Study of Potato Farmers in Carchi, Ecuador
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2007, 39, (03), 765-780 Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2007, 39, (03) (2007) Downloads View citations (9)

2004

  1. Does Extension Work? Impacts of a Program to Assist Limited-Resource Farmers in Virginia
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2004, 26, (3), 361-372 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Poverty, Policy, and Space: Discussion
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2004, 86, (5), 1297-1298 Downloads
  3. Productivity and Land Enhancing Technologies in Northern Ethiopia: Health, Public Investments, and Sequential Adoption
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2004, 86, (2), 321-331 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Access to credit, plot size and cost inefficiency among smallholder tobacco cultivators in Malawi
    Agricultural Economics, 2003, 29, (1), 99-109 Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Agricultural Economics of Agricultural Economists, 2003, 29, (1) (2003) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Changes in Consumption and Saving Behavior before and after Economic Shocks: Evidence from Zimbabwe
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2003, 52, (1), 187-215 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Measuring the impacts of agricultural research on poverty reduction
    Agricultural Economics of Agricultural Economists, 2003, 29, (1) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Agricultural Economics, 2003, 29, (1), 1-14 (2003) Downloads View citations (6)

2002

  1. Book Reviews
    Agricultural Economics of Agricultural Economists, 2002, 27, (2) Downloads
  2. Changes in Well-being in Zimbabwe, 1990-6: Evidence Using Semi-parametric Density Estimates
    Journal of African Economies, 2002, 11, (3), 326-364 View citations (2)
  3. Readings in Development Economics: Volumes I and II: Pranab Bardhan, Christopher Udry, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2000, Vol. I, 366 pp., US$ 29.95, Softcover, ISBN: 0-262-52282-9; Vol. II, 437 pp., US$ 29.95, Softcover, ISBN: 0-262-52283-7
    Agricultural Economics, 2002, 27, (2), 183-185 Downloads

2001

  1. Changes in poverty in Zimbabwe between 1990 and 1996: Worsening outcomes under adverse conditions
    Development Southern Africa, 2001, 18, (5), 553-579 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Welfare Reform and the Well-Being of Single Female-Headed Families: A Semi-parametric Analysis
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2001, 47, (1), 81-104 Downloads

1999

  1. Labor Shortages on Small Landholdings in Malawi: Implications for Policy Reforms
    World Development, 1999, 27, (8), 1461-1475 Downloads View citations (26)

1997

  1. Measuring the Benefits of Policy Research
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1997, 79, (5), 1534-1538 Downloads View citations (18)

1996

  1. Ruttan, Vernon W. United States Development Assistance Policy: The Domestic Politics of Foreign Economic Aid. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996, 657 pp., $65.00
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1996, 78, (3), 842-844 Downloads
  2. Seeking guidelines for poverty reduction in rural Zambia
    World Development, 1996, 24, (11), 1711-1723 Downloads View citations (14)

1995

  1. Decomposing Sources of Regional Growth with an Input-output Model: A Framework for Policy Analysis
    International Regional Science Review, 1995, 18, (3), 331-353 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Interacciones entre Políticas de Precios y Gastos en Investigación Agropecuaria
    Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, 1995, 32, (96), 199-216 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. SYSTEM MISSPECIFICATION TESTING AND STRUCTURAL CHANGE IN THE DEMAND FOR MEATS
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1995, 20, (01) Downloads View citations (53)

1994

  1. MIGRANT FARM WORKERS ON VIRGINIA'S EASTERN SHORE: AN ANALYSIS OF ECONOMIC IMPACTS
    Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 1994, 26, (01) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 1994, 26, (01), 209-223 (1994) Downloads
  2. On-site economic evaluation of soil conservation practices in Honduras
    Agricultural Economics, 1994, 11, (2-3), 257-269 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Agricultural Economics of Agricultural Economists, 1994, 11, (2-3) (1994) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Soil conservation practices and farm income in the Dominican Republic
    Agricultural Systems, 1994, 46, (1), 59-77 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The interactions between health benefits and farm wages in Virginia
    Agribusiness, 1994, 10, (3), 229-240
  5. Toward An Improved Portfolio Variance Measure Of Regional Economic Stability
    The Review of Regional Studies, 1994, 24, (1), 71-86 Downloads View citations (7)
  6. Welfare Analysis When Budget Constraints Are Nonlinear: The Case of Flood Hazard Reduction
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1994, 26, (2), 181-199 Downloads View citations (6)

1993

  1. Misspecification Testing: A Comprehensive Approach
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1993, 75, (4), 1044-1055 Downloads View citations (2)

1992

  1. SUPPLY AND DEMAND FOR MARRIED FEMALE LABOR: RURAL AND URBAN DIFFERENCES IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES
    Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1992, 24, (02) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 1992, 24, (02), 49-62 (1992) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Testing Hypotheses of Functional Structure: Some Rules for Determining Flexibility of Restricted Production Models
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1992, 74, (1), 100-108 Downloads

1991

  1. Farm Labor Legislation: A Computer Program to Assist Growers
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1991, 73, (4), 1027-1035 Downloads

Books

2002

  1. Why Has Poverty Increased in Zimbabwe?
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
 
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