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Working Papers

2019

  1. Accelerating technical change through video-mediated agricultural extension: Evidence from Ethiopia
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Cooperation and the provision of local public goods in remote rural communities
    2019 Annual Meeting, July 21-23, Atlanta, Georgia, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. Do agriculture interventions increase aspirations? An examination from the lens of caste and gender
    2019 Annual Meeting, July 21-23, Atlanta, Georgia, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  4. Do grassroots interventions relax behavioral constraints to the adoption of nutrition sensitive food production systems?
    2019 Annual Meeting, July 21-23, Atlanta, Georgia, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
    Also in IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2019) Downloads
  5. Does identity affect aspirations in rural India? An examination from the lens of caste and gender
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  6. Empowering women with digital extension in Uganda: Effects of information and role models
    2019 Sixth International Conference, September 23-26, 2019, Abuja, Nigeria, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads
  7. Intrahousehold preference heterogeneity and demand for labor-saving agricultural technology: The case of mechanical rice transplanting in India
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  8. Women’s empowerment, agricultural extension, and digitalization: Disentangling information and role model effects in rural Uganda
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2018

  1. Better Technology or Better Farmers: Exploring Frontiers
    2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Changing patterns in the international movement of crop genetic material: An analysis of global policy drivers and potential consequences
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) to provide agricultural advice to smallholder farmers: Experimental evidence from Uganda
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  4. The Impact of Bt Cotton on Farmers Health in Pakistan
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  5. The Role of Gender in ICT-mediated Agricultural Information Campaigns
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2017

  1. Agriculture and the rural economy in Pakistan: Issues, outlooks, and policy priorities: Synopsis
    IFPRI synopses, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Diffusing to level fields: Evolution of laser land leveling technology markets in India
    2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. 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)
  4. 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 (4)
  5. Policy options to accelerate variety change among smallholder farmers in South Asia and Africa South of the Sahara
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  6. Trading off nutrition and education? A panel data analysis of the dissimilar welfare effects of Organic and Fairtrade standards
    GlobalFood Discussion Papers, Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen, GlobalFood, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in 2017 International Congress, August 28-September 1, 2017, Parma, Italy, European Association of Agricultural Economists (2017) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Food Policy (2017)

2016

  1. A question of integrity: Variants of Bt cotton, pesticides, and productivity in Pakistan
    2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Massachusetts, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Agricultural Economics (2017)
  2. Intrahousehold valuation, preference heterogeneity, and demand of an agricultural technology in Bihar, India
    2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Massachusetts, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. Prioritizing development policy research in Egypt: An innovative approach to inform IFPRI’s Egypt Strategy Support Program
    MENA working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  4. Varietal integrity, damage abatement, and productivity: Evidence from the cultivation of Bt cotton in Pakistan
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2015

  1. Demand for Complementary Financial and Technological Tools for Managing Drought Risk
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2015) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2020)
  2. Demand for Complementary Financial and Technological Tools for Managing Drought Risk: Evidence from Rice Farmers in Bangladesh
    2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Information Networks among Women and Men and the Demand for an Agricultural Technology in India
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2015) Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Innovation, competition, and productivity growth: Evidence on the impact of growth in Asia's maize seed sector
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  5. Public benefits of private technology adoption: The localized spatial externalities of water conservation in eastern Uttar Pradesh
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  6. Targeting, bias, and expected impact of complex innovations on developing-country agriculture: Evidence from Malawi
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2017)
  7. The Architecture of the Pakistani Seed System: A Case of Market-Regulation Dissonance
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  8. The effects of political competition on rural land: Evidence from Pakistan
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2014

  1. An empirical examination of the dynamics of varietal turnover in Indian wheat
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Direct seed marketing program in Ethiopia in 2013: An operational evaluation to guide seed-sector reform
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Food standards, certification, and poverty among coffee farmers in Uganda
    2014 International Congress, August 26-29, 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in GlobalFood Discussion Papers, Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen, GlobalFood, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2015)
  4. Information efficiency in a lemons market: Evidence from Bt cotton seed market in Pakistan
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Intellectual property rights, technology diffusion, and agricultural development: Cross-country evidence
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  6. Technological opportunity, regulatory uncertainty, and the economics of Bt Cotton in Pakistan
    PSSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  7. The Public Benefits of Private Technology Adoption
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
  8. The role of social networks in an imperfect market for agricultural technology products: Evidence on Bt cotton adoption in Pakistan
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Farmer Preferences for Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Hybrid versus Inbred Rice: Evidence from Bihar, India
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Farmer preferences for drought tolerance in hybrid versus inbred rice: Evidence from Bihar, India
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Female social networks and learning about a new technology in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  4. Hybrid Rice as a Pro-Poor Technology? Evidence from Bangladesh
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Leveling with Friends: Social Networks and Indian Farmers' Demand for Agricultural Custom Hire Services
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (9)
  6. Leveling with Friends: Social Networks and Indian Farmers’ Demand for Agricultural Custom Hire Services
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2013) Downloads View citations (5)
  7. Private Sector Incentives and the Diffusion of Agricultural Technology: Evidence from Developing Countries
    2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2016)
  8. Targeting technology to reduce poverty and conserve resources: Experimental delivery of laser land leveling to farmers in Uttar Pradesh, India
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (9)

2012

  1. Farmers' Heterogeneous Valuation of Laser Land Leveling in Eastern Uttar Pradesh: An Experimental Auction Approach to Informing Segmentation & Subsidy Strategies
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Innovation Systems and Technical Efficiency in Developing-Country Agriculture
    2012 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012, Birmingham, Alabama, Southern Agricultural Economics Association Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2015)
  3. Pakistan: Recent developments in agricultural research
    ASTI country notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Public Expenditures, Private Incentives, and Farmer Adoption: The Economics of Hybrid Rice in South Asia
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (9)
  5. Public expenditures, private incentives, and technology adoption: The economics of hybrid rice in South Asia
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (8)
  6. Seed, fertilizer, and agricultural extension in Ethiopia: Summary of ESSP working paper 20
    ESSP research notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Seed, fertilizer, and agricultural extension in Ethiopia
    ESSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Chapter (2012)
  2. The seed and agricultural biotechnology industries in India: An analysis of industry structure, competition, and policy options
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in Food Policy (2014)

2010

  1. Cooperatives for staple crop marketing: Evidence from Ethiopia
    Research reports, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (31)
  2. Intellectual property rights, private investment in research, and productivity growth in Indian agriculture: A review of evidence and options
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (7)
  3. MARKET SEGMENTATION STRATEGIES AND SEED PURCHASING DECISIONS AMONG SMALLHOLDERS: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS FROM KENYA
    14th ICABR Conference, June 16-18, 2010, Ravello, Italy, International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) Downloads

2009

  1. Consulting the stakeholders on pro-poor market segmentation of maize seed in Africa
    2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Measuring Agricultural Innovation System Properties and Performance: Illustrations from Ethiopia and Vietnam
    2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2009) Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Organic Rural Innovation Systems and Networks: Findings From a Study of Ethiopian Smallholders
    2007 Second International Conference, August 20-22, 2007, Accra, Ghana, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads
  2. Rural innovation systems and networks: Findings from a study of Ethiopian smallholders
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Agriculture and Human Values (2011)

2007

  1. Policies to promote cereal intensification in Ethiopia: A review of evidence and experience
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (31)
  2. Public–private partnerships in international agricultural research
    Research briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Sharing science, building bridges, and enhancing impact: Public-Private Partnerships in the CGIAR
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Strengthening agricultural education and training in Sub-Saharan Africa from an innovation systems perspective: Case studies of Ethiopia and Mozambique
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (17)

2006

  1. From "best practice" to "best fit": a framework for designing and analyzing pluralistic agricultural advisory services
    Research briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (37)
  2. From "best practice" to "best fit": a framework for designing and analyzing pluralistic agricultural advisory services worldwide
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2006) Downloads View citations (13)
    DSGD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2006) Downloads View citations (12)

2004

  1. Public-private partnerships in agricultural research: an analysis of challenges facing industry and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
    EPTD discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (26)

2002

  1. CONCENTRATION, MARKET POWER, AND COST EFFICIENCY IN THE CORN SEED INDUSTRY
    2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (1)

Undated

  1. Impact of Weather Risk on Cotton Production in Pakistan
    2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Demand for Complementary Financial and Technological Tools for Managing Drought Risk
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2020, 68, (2), 607 - 653 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2019

  1. Ex ante and ex post effects of hybrid index insurance in Bangladesh
    Journal of Development Economics, 2019, 136, (C), 1-17 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Transgenic cotton and farmers’ health in Pakistan
    PLOS ONE, 2019, 14, (10), 1-19 Downloads

2018

  1. Political competition and rural welfare: evidence from Pakistan
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2018, 70, (4), 1036-1061 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Targeting Technology to Increase Smallholder Profits and Conserve Resources: Experimental Provision of Laser Land-Leveling Services to Indian Farmers
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2018, 66, (2), 265 - 306 Downloads View citations (4)

2017

  1. A Question of Integrity: Variants of Bt Cotton, Pesticides and Productivity in Pakistan
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2017, 68, (2), 366-385 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Public Incentives, Private Investment, and Outlooks for Hybrid Rice in Bangladesh and India
    Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2017, 39, (1), 154-176 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Targeting, bias, and expected impact of complex innovations on developing-country agriculture: evidence from Malawi
    Agricultural Economics, 2017, 48, (3), 317-326 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. Trading off nutrition and education? A panel data analysis of the dissimilar welfare effects of Organic and Fairtrade standards
    Food Policy, 2017, 71, (C), 74-85 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  5. What are farmers really planting? Measuring the presence and effectiveness of Bt cotton in Pakistan
    PLOS ONE, 2017, 12, (5), 1-17 Downloads

2016

  1. Private Sector Incentives and the Diffusion of Agricultural Technology: Evidence from Developing Countries
    Journal of Development Studies, 2016, 52, (5), 696-717 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Towards better metrics and policymaking for seed system development: Insights from Asia's seed industry
    Agricultural Systems, 2016, 147, (C), 111-122 Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Food Standards, Certification, and Poverty among Coffee Farmers in Uganda
    World Development, 2015, 66, (C), 400-412 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Innovation systems and technical efficiency in developing-country agriculture
    Agricultural Economics, 2015, 46, (5), 689-702 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. Leveling with friends: Social networks and Indian farmers' demand for a technology with heterogeneous benefits
    Journal of Development Economics, 2015, 116, (C), 223-251 Downloads View citations (19)

2014

  1. Heterogeneous Demand for Drought-Tolerant Rice: Evidence from Bihar, India
    World Development, 2014, 64, (C), 125-139 Downloads View citations (25)
  2. The seed and agricultural biotechnology industries in India: An analysis of industry structure, competition, and policy options
    Food Policy, 2014, 45, (C), 88-100 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2013

  1. Change and diversity in smallholder rice–fish systems: Recent evidence and policy lessons from Bangladesh
    Food Policy, 2013, 43, (C), 108-117 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Farmers' Heterogeneous Valuation of Laser Land Leveling in Eastern Uttar Pradesh: An Experimental Auction to Inform Segmentation and Subsidy Strategies
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2013, 95, (2), 339-345 Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. The Impact of Seed Policy Reforms and Intellectual Property Rights on Crop Productivity in India
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2012, 63, (2), 361-384 Downloads View citations (10)

2011

  1. Rural innovation systems and networks: findings from a study of Ethiopian smallholders
    Agriculture and Human Values, 2011, 28, (2), 195-212 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2010

  1. Policies to promote cereal intensification in Ethiopia: The search for appropriate public and private roles
    Food Policy, 2010, 35, (3), 185-194 Downloads View citations (38)
  2. Private-sector investment in R&D: a review of policy options to promote its growth in developing-country agriculture
    Agribusiness, 2010, 26, (1), 143-173 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Public–private partnerships and developing‐country agriculture: Evidence from the international agricultural research system
    Public Administration & Development, 2010, 30, (4), 261-276 Downloads View citations (3)

2009

  1. Local governance systems and smallholder cooperatives in Ethiopia
    International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, 2009, 8, (5/6), 388-408 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Reaching the rural poor through rural producer organizations? A study of agricultural marketing cooperatives in Ethiopia
    Food Policy, 2009, 34, (1), 60-69 Downloads View citations (71)

2008

  1. An innovation systems perspective on strengthening agricultural education and training in sub-Saharan Africa
    Agricultural Systems, 2008, 98, (1), 1-9 Downloads View citations (25)

2007

  1. Pro-poor agricultural biotechnology: Can the international research system deliver the goods?
    Food Policy, 2007, 32, (2), 189-204 Downloads View citations (13)

2006

  1. Public–Private Partnerships in International Agricultural Research: An Analysis of Constraints
    The Journal of Technology Transfer, 2006, 31, (2), 291-300 Downloads View citations (8)

Books

2009

  1. Bref aperçu de Millions Fed: Succès Prouvés dans le Développement Agricole
    IFPRI books, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads
  2. Highlights from millions fed: Proven successes in agricultural development
    IFPRI books, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Highlights from millions fed: Proven successes in agricultural development [In Chinese]
    IFPRI books, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (11)

Edited books

2009

  1. Millions fed: Proven successes in agricultural development
    IFPRI books, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (34)

Chapters

2018

  1. Seed demand and supply responses
    International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2013

  1. Policy, investment, and partnerships for agricultural biotechnology research in Africa: Emerging evidence
    Chapter 7 in Genetically modified crops in Africa: Economic and policy lessons from countries south of the Sahara, 2013, pp 183-205 Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Seed, fertilizer, and agricultural extension in Ethiopia
    Chapter 4 in Food and agriculture in Ethiopia: Progress and policy challenges, 2012 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
 
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