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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

Markets, Contracts, and Uncertainty in a Groundwater Economy
Xavier Gine and Hanan G. Jacoby
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7694, June 2016

Short-Term Effects of India’s Employment Guarantee Program on Labor Markets and Agricultural Productivity
Klaus Deininger, Hari K Nagarajan, and Sudhir K Singh
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7665, May 2016

Long-Term Impacts of an Unanticipated Risk Event: The 2007/08 Food Price Crisis and Child Growth in Indonesia
Futoshi Yamauchi and Donald F. Larson
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7627, April 2016

Large Farm Establishment, Smallholder Productivity, Labor Market Participation, and Resilience: Evidence from Ethiopia
Daniel Ali, Klaus Deininger, and Anthony Harris
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7576, February 2016

Quantifying Spillover Effects from Large Farm Establishments: The Case of Mozambique
Klaus Deininger, Fang Xia , Aurelio Mate, and Ellen Payongayong
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7466, October 2015

Formalizing Rural Land Rights in West Africa: Early Evidence from a Randomized Impact Evaluation in Benin
Markus Goldstein, Kenneth Houngbedji, Florence Kondylis, Michael O’Sullivan, Harris Selod
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7435, October 2015

Changing Wage Structure in India in the Post-Reform Era: 1993-2011
Hanan G. Jacoby and Basab Dasgupta
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7426, September 2015

Pronatal Property Rights over Land and Fertility Outcomes: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Ethiopia
Daniel Ayalew Ali, Klaus Deininger, and Niels Kemper
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7419, September 2015


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