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Weather shock
Working Paper
Weathering shocks: the effects of weather shocks on farm input use in sub-Saharan Africa

There has been much discussion on climate change and its adverse effects on agriculture, including excessive loss of food production...

Farm inputs Agriculture Climate change
Finding keys for development in Africa

Economics researcher Aimable Nsabimana shares the relevance and inspiration behind his recent work with UNU-WIDER on climate change and human development in Tanzania. How can research contribute to the wellbeing in Africa?...

Child nutrition Tanzania Weather shock
Journal Article
Shocks and agricultural investment

Part of Journal Special Issue Understanding agricultural development and change

Risk Weather shock Rainfall
Working Paper
Weather shocks and child nutrition: Evidence from Tanzania

In this paper, we examine the relationship between childhood exposure to adverse weather shocks and nutritional and health outcomes of children in Tanzania...

Child nutrition Tanzania Weather shock
Working Paper
The effects of wartime institutions on households’ ability to cope with shocks: Evidence for Colombia

This paper studies the legacies of wartime institutions, measured as rebelocracy, on the ability of households to cope with negative income shocks...

Armed conflict Institutions Migration
Working Paper
Risk and investment: Evidence from rural Vietnam

This paper explores the impact of exposure to uninsured risks on the investment decisions of farmers...

Risk Weather shock Rainfall
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