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Daniel Ayalew Ali


DANIEL AYALEW ALI is an economist at the agriculture and rural development unit of the research department of the World Bank. His main research area is applied microeconomics with a focus on Africa and rural issues: property rights, contracts in land and investment incentives, impact evaluation, risk coping and management. He has done extensive research on the impact evaluation of land related projects in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Nigeria and Ghana. He received his PhD in Economics from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

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World Bank working papers and publications

1 .Large farm establishment, smallholder productivity, labor market participation, and resilience : evidence from Ethiopia
2 .Pronatal property rights over land and fertility outcomes : evidence from a natural experiment in Ethiopia
3 .Using national statistics to increase transparency of large land acquisition : evidence from Ethiopia
4 .Costs and benefits of land fragmentation : evidence from Rwanda
5 .Investigating the gender gap in agricultural productivity : evidence from Uganda
6 .Household responses to shocks in rural Ethiopia : livestock as a buffer stock
7 .The price of empowerment : experimental evidence on land titling in Tanzania
8 .Credit constraints, agricultural productivity, and rural nonfarm participation : evidence from Rwanda
9 .Is there a farm-size productivity relationship in African agriculture ? evidence from Rwanda
10 .Causes and implications of credit rationing in rural Ethiopia : the importance of spatial variation
11 .Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda
12 .Productivity effects of land rental markets in Ethiopia : Evidence from a matched tenant-landlord sample
13 .Impacts of land certification on tenure security, investment, and land markets : evidence from Ethiopia
14 .Assessing the functioning of land rental markets in Ethiopia
15 .Property rights in a very poor country : tenure insecurity and investment in Ethiopia
16 .Do overlapping property rights reduce agricultural investment ? evidence from Uganda
17 .Rural land certification in Ethiopia : process, initial impact, and implications for other African countries
18 .Legal knowledge and economic development : the case of land rights in Uganda

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