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Agriculture and Rural Development

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Overview

The research program on agricultural and rural development focuses on three broad themes: (1) effective ways to raise productivity (2) supplying public goods and dealing with external effects, and (3) ways to address poverty, volatility and vulnerability.  More »

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Working Papers

Using Satellite Imagery to Assess Impacts of Soil and Water Conservation Measures: Evidence from Ethiopia’s Tana-Beles Watershed
Daniel Ayalew Ali, Klaus Deininger, and Daniel Monchuk

Economic Growth, Convergence, and World Food Demand and Supply
Emiko Fukase and Will Martin
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 8257, November 2017

Insuring Well-being? Buyer's Remorse and Peace of Mind Effects from Insurance
Kibrom Tafere, Christopher B. Barrett, Erin Lentz, and Birhanu T. Ayana
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 8256, November 2017

Assessing Effects of Large-Scale Land Transfers: Challenges and Opportunities in Malawi’s Estate Sector
Klaus Deininger and Fang Xia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 8200, September 2017

Seasonality of Rural Finance
Shahidur R. Khandker, Hussain A. Samad, and Syed Badruddoza
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7986, February 2017

Toward Labor Market Policy 2.0: The Potential for Using Online Job-Portal Big Data to Inform Labor Market Policies in India
Shinsaku Nomura, Saori Imaizumi, Ana Carolina Areias, and Futoshi Yamauchi
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7966, February 2017

The Impact of Mining on Spatial Inequality Recent Evidence from Africa
Tony Addison, Amadou Boly, and Anthony Mveyange
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7960, January 2017

Personality Traits, Technology Adoption, and Technical Efficiency: Evidence from Smallholder Rice Farms in Ghana
Daniel Ayalew Ali, Derick Bowen, and Klaus Deininger
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7959, January 2017

Gender-Differentiated Impacts of Tenure Insecurity on Agricultural Performance in Malawi’s Customary Tenure Systems
Klaus Deininger, Fang Xia, and Stein Holden
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7943, January 2017


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