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Climate Volatility, Agricultural Variability, and Poverty Vulnerability

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Climate Volatility, Agricultural Variability, and Poverty Vulnerability

October 20, 2009 Washington, D. C.

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I. Introduction (9:00 - 10:20am) Video fileStreaming video  

9:00am

Welcome | Isabel Lavadenz and Will Martin

9:10am

Motivation and Linkages | Tom Hertel 

9:20am

Basics of Climate Analysis & Climate Extremes in Africa |  Noah Diffenbaugh (Presentation: PDF 4.8mb) 

10:10am

Q & A
II. Linking Climate and Agriculture – Methodologies (10:30am - 12:20pm)
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10:30am

Crop Modeling Methods | Pedram Rowhani (Presentation: PDF 1.5mb) 

11:00am

Modeling Approaches: Hedonic Analysis – Time Series Panel Studies | Wolfram Schlenker  (Presentation: PDF 1.6mb) 

11:50am

Q & A
III. Lunchtime Panel Discussion on Research Needs (12:30 - 2:00pm)
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 Chair: Mike Toman (DECRG)
Panelists: Julia Bucknall (MNSWA), Rasmus Heltberg (SDV), John Nash (LCSSD)
IV. Poverty Analyses I (2:00 - 3:15pm) Video fileStreaming video 

2:00pm

Climate Extremes Cross-Country Analysis & Vulnerability in Tanzania | Amer Ahmed, Tom Hertel  (Presentation: PDF 578kb)

2:30pm

Heterogeneity of Intra-annual Climate Impacts on Poverty |  Channing Arndt, James Thurlow (Presentation: PDF 485kb) 

3:00pm

Q & A
V. Poverty Analyses II (3:30 - 4:15pm) Video fileStreaming video 

3:30pm

Ricardian analysis of India | Hanan Jacoby (Presentation: 1.4mb) 

4:15pm

Q & A
VI. Closing (4:15 - 4:30pm)
 Lessons Learned and Closing Remarks | Will Martin




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