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Economic aspects (Agriculture)
Journal Article
Producing Biofuels in Low-Income Countries: An Integrated Environmental and Economic Assessment for Tanzania

This paper jointly evaluates the greenhouse gas emissions and economic impacts from producing biofuels in Tanzania...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Environmental aspects (Economic development) Equilibrium (Economics)
Working Paper
The Economywide Impacts and Risks of Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Programme

We estimate the impact of Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Programme using an economywide approach. We find potentially substantial net benefits with indirect benefits accounting for about two-fifths of total benefits...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Food supply
Book Chapter
Assessing efficiency of input utilization in wheat production in Uzbekistan

Increased technical and scale efficiency in the production of wheat has been of major interest for farmers and administrators alike in Uzbekistan particularly since wheat became a strategic crop to achieve the goal of food self-sufficiency soon after...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Data processing (Econometrics) Economic aspects (Raw materials)
Working Paper
Climate Variability and Household Welfare in Northern Ghana

Climate variability poses a major risk to agricultural incomes in Africa. In Ghana, most of the country’s poor people live in the north and households find it difficult to hold back their productive assets during the lean season...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Climatic changes Welfare economics
Working Paper
Using Evidence and Operational Responses to Accelerate Gender Equality in Kenya

Agriculture is a main contributor to pro-poor growth in Africa, but gender inequalities in the sector hold back agricultural growth and affect household welfare negatively...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Economic development International agencies
Working Paper
Producing Biofuels in Low-Income Countries: An Integrated Environmental and Economic Assessment for Tanzania

This paper evaluates the greenhouse gas emissions and economic impacts from producing biofuels in Tanzania...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Environmental aspects (Economic development) Equilibrium (Economics)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (December 2013)

10 December 2013 Tony Addison Our November-December Angle comes amid intense activity on our ReCom—Research and Communication on Foreign Aid—programme, which is drawing to a close...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Aggregation operators Budget
Working Paper
Is Kazakhstan Vulnerable to Natural Resource Curse?

This study utilizes panel data from 14 provinces of Kazakhstan and investigates the link between the point-source resources (oil and gas) and economic growth via institutional quality...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Econometrics Economic aspects (Raw materials)
Journal Article
A Stochastic Simulation Approach to Estimating the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Bangladesh

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and Economic Development

Agriculture Economic aspects (Agriculture) Climatic changes
Book Chapter
Toward Efficient Urban Form in China

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Land use Economic aspects (Land use)
Working Paper
Climate Variability and Agricultural Productivity in MENA region

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is particularly vulnerable to climate change. The severity of climate-change impacts is related to the geographic and ecological particularity of the region...

Agriculture Economic aspects (Agriculture) Climatic changes
Working Paper
A Stochastic Simulation Approach to Estimating the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Bangladesh

Climate change assessments often inadequately address uncertainty when estimating damages...

Agriculture Economic aspects (Agriculture) Climatic changes
Working Paper
Toward Efficient Urban Form in China

Land efficiency in urban China is examined, using Tianjin as a case study, from the perspective of agricultural land conservation; reduction in energy use, conventional pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions; and human time savings...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Land use Economic aspects (Land use)
Working Paper
A Phoenix in Flames?: Portfolio Choice and Violence in Civil War in Rural Burundi

This paper challenges the idea that farmers revert to subsistence farming when confronted with violence from civil war...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Consumption (Economics) Econometrics
Working Paper
Drivers of Poverty Reduction in Lagging Regions: Evidence from Rural Western China

Using 2000-04 panel data this study analyses the pathways rural households followed out of poverty in two lagging provinces of China, Inner Mongolia and Gansu. Rising labour productivity in agriculture has been key, and still holds much promise...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Mathematical models (Economic development) Migration, Internal
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