Policy

Weather Insured Savings Accounts

Abstract: This paper uses a laboratory experiment in Gujarat, India to assess consumers’ relative valuations of savings versus insurance when planning for risky rainfall in an […]

  • Date of Publication: 9/21/2011
  • Author(s): Daniel Stein; Jeremy Tobacman
  • Type of Document: Research Report

What Is Rainfall Index Insurance Worth? A Comparison of Valuation Techniques

Abstract: Rainfall index insurance is a theoretically attractive nancial product that has achieved only limited adoption. This paper seeks to understand the structure of demand for […]

  • Date of Publication: 9/7/2011
  • Author(s): Shawn Cole; Daniel Stein; Jeremy Tobacman
  • Type of Document: Research Report

The IBLI Color Legend: Translating Index-Based Mortality Predictions into Meaningful Signals

Abstract: Pastoralists of the arid and semi-arid lands of Northern Kenya are highly vulnerable to the effects of drought and climate change. With livestock the main […]

  • Date of Publication: July 2011
  • Author(s): Michael Carter; Elizabeth Long; Andrew Mude
  • Type of Document: Research Brief

Regulatory considerations surrounding the deployment of Bt-expressing cowpea in Africa: report of the deliberations of an expert panel

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  • Date of Publication: 6/1/2011
  • Author(s): J. Huesing; J. Romeis; N. Ellstrand; A. Raybould; R. Hellmich; J. Wolt; J. Ehlers; V. Margam; R. Pasquet; J. Stein; M. Tamò; B. R. Pittendrigh; C. Fatokun; K. Hokanson; M. Ishiyaku; M. Matole; J. Mignouna; W. Moar; F. Nangayo; J. Ouedraogo; B. Schaal; L. Murdock
  • Type of Document: Research Report

Cotton Price Policy and New Cereal Technology in the Malian Cotton Zone

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  • Date of Publication: 2011
  • Author(s): J. Coulibaly; J. Sanders; P. Preckel; T. Baker
  • Type of Document: Conference Proceeding or Document

Poverty and Land Redistribution: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

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  • Date of Publication: 2011
  • Author(s): Malcolm Keswell; Michael Carter
  • Type of Document: Conference Proceeding or Document

Efectos En La Seleccion De Medios De Vida Y Bienestar De Los Hogares Rurales Por La Implementacion De Politicas, Cuadernos de Economia (Chile)

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  • Date of Publication: 2011
  • Author(s): R. Andrade; J. Alwang; V. Barrera; N. Kuminov
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Pesticide Utilization, Regulation and Future Prospects in Small Scale Horticultural Crop Production Systems in a Developing Country

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  • Date of Publication: 2011
  • Author(s): J. Karungi; S. Kyamanyw; E. Adipala; J. M. Erbaugh
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Increasing Incomes of Malian Farmers: Is Elimination of U.S. Subsidies the Only Solution?

Abstract: In a WTO battle and the press the argument is often made that eliminating US cotton subsidies would have a large effect on the incomes […]

  • Date of Publication: September 2010
  • Author(s): F. Baquedano; J.H.Sanders; J.Vitale
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article