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Postal address:1818 H St NW Washington, DC 20433 USA
Workplace:World Bank Group, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Growth, safety nets and poverty: assessing progress in Ethiopia from 1996 to 2011
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Redistribution and group participation: experimental evidence from Africa and the UK
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Vanishing Returns? Potential Returns and Constraints to Input Adoption among Smallholder Farmers in Uganda
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2017

  1. A Fiscal Incidence Analysis for Ethiopia
    Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Working Paper Series, Tulane University, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Insuring Against Drought: Evidence on Agricultural Intensification and Demand for Index Insurance from a Randomized Evaluation in Rural Bangladesh
    2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Insuring against droughts: Evidence on agricultural intensification and index insurance demand from a randomized evaluation in rural Bangladesh
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)
  4. With a little help: shocks, agricultural income, and welfare in Uganda
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2016

  1. Vulnerability to drought and food price shocks: evidence from Ethiopia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2017)

2015

  1. Formal and informal insurance: experimental evidence from Ethiopia
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Managing Risk with Insurance and Savings: Experimental Evidence for Male and Female Farm Managers in the Sahel
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2015) Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Managing risk with insurance and savings: Experimental evidence for male and female farm managers in West Africa
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Redistribution and Group Participation: Comparative Experimental Evidence from Africa and the UK
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2014

  1. Strengthening Producer Organizations in Uganda: The Impact on Labor and Non-labor Inputs
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2013

  1. Borrowing from the insurer: An empirical analysis of demand and impact of insurance in China
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Cost-benefit analysis of the african risk capacity facility
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Demand for weather hedges in India: An empirical exploration of theoretical predictions
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (10)
  4. Insuring against the weather
    ESSP research notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Insuring countries against natural disasters: Pool rules
    Policy briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2012

  1. The value of customized insurance for farmers in rural Bangladesh
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (6)

2011

  1. Adoption of weather index insurance: Learning from willingness to pay among a panel of households in rural Ethiopia
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in ESSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2011) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2013)
  2. Flexible insurance for heterogeneous farmers: Results from a small-scale pilot in Ethiopia
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (11)

2010

  1. An experiment on the impact of weather shocks and insurance on risky investment
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Breaking the norm: An empirical investigation into the unraveling of good behavior
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2012)
  3. Understanding Small-Holder Constraints to Jatropha Investment
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2009

  1. Innovations in insuring the poor
    2020 vision focus, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (4)

2008

  1. Understanding the investment and abandonment behavior of poor households: An empirical investigation
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Characteristics and causes of severe poverty and hunger
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Developing and connecting markets for poor farmers
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Quality control in non-staple food markets: Evidence from India
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2008)
  4. The poorest and hungry: Looking below the line
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)
  5. The world's most deprived: Characteristics and causes of extreme poverty and hunger
    2020 vision discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (30)
  6. The world's most deprived: Characteristics and causes of extreme poverty and hunger [In Chinese]
    2020 vision discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (8)

2005

  1. Assessing rhetoric and reality in the predictability of aid
    Human Development Occasional Papers (1992-2007), Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. Selling at the farm-gate or travelling to market
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2005)
  2. The Transmission of International Commodity Prices to Domestic Producers
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2003) Downloads View citations (6)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Ex ante and ex post effects of hybrid index insurance in Bangladesh
    Journal of Development Economics, 2019, 136, (C), 1-17 Downloads

2017

  1. Vulnerability to Drought and Food Price Shocks: Evidence from Ethiopia
    World Development, 2017, 96, (C), 65-77 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Demand for a Simple Weather Insurance Product in India: Theory and Evidence
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2016, 98, (4), 1250-1270 Downloads View citations (8)

2015

  1. A Chat about Insurance: Experimental Results from Rural Bangladesh
    Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2015, 37, (3), 477-501 Downloads View citations (5)

2014

  1. Offering rainfall insurance to informal insurance groups: Evidence from a field experiment in Ethiopia
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 106, (C), 132-143 Downloads View citations (52)

2013

  1. Adoption of weather-index insurance: learning from willingness to pay among a panel of households in rural Ethiopia
    Agricultural Economics, 2013, 44, (4-5), 385-398 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. A field experiment on the impact of weather shocks and insurance on risky investment
    Experimental Economics, 2012, 15, (2), 341-371 Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Breaking the norm: An empirical investigation into the unraveling of good behavior
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 99, (1), 150-162 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Investment and Abandonment Behavior of Rural Households: An Empirical Investigation
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2010, 92, (4), 1065-1086 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Liberalisation and Producer Price Risk: Examining Subjective Expectations in the Ugandan Coffee Market
    Journal of African Economies, 2010, 19, (4), 433-458 Downloads View citations (12)

2009

  1. Using Stated Preferences and Beliefs to Identify the Impact of Risk on Poor Households
    Journal of Development Studies, 2009, 45, (2), 151-171 Downloads View citations (28)

2008

  1. Price Transmission and Trader Entry in Domestic Commodity Markets
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2008, 56, (4), 729-766 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Quality control in nonstaple food markets: evidence from India
    Agricultural Economics, 2008, 38, (3), 251-266 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2005

  1. Selling at the Farmgate or Traveling to Market
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 87, (3), 717-734 Downloads View citations (101)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
 
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