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Eviter les écueils statistiques de la RDC Nouvelles estimations sur les tendances du bien-être et de la pauvreté (2005-2012) selon une approche de désagrégation spatiale

Eviter les écueils statistiques de la RDC Nouvelles estimations sur les tendances du bien-être et de la pauvreté (2005-2012) selon une approche de désagrégation spatiale Ce document s’appuie sur deux séries de données sur le budget des ménages (2005…

discussion paper

Farmers’ crop choice decisions: Trends and determinants in Nigeria and Uganda

This study investigates the determinants of farmers’ crop choice decisions, crop area diversification, and income diversification in Sub-Saharan Africa using nationally representative panel data for Nigeria and Uganda. We use both the shares of land…

discussion paper

Correlated non-classical measurement errors, ‘second best’ policy inference and the inverse size-productivity relationship in agriculture

We show analytically and empirically that non-classical measurement errors in the two key variables in a hypothesized relationship can bias the estimated relationship between them in any direction. Furthermore, if these measurement errors are…

working paper

Consumption of animal-source foods in Ethiopia: Patterns, changes, and determinants

Using unique nationally representative household consumption data sets that extend from 1995/96 to 2010/11, this study looks at patterns and changes in ASF (animal-source food) consumption and attempts to identify some of the drivers of these…

journal article

Do as they did: Peer effects explain adoption of conservation agriculture in Malawi

Adoption of the trinity of practices known commonly today as conservation agriculture (CA)—maintaining soil cover, reducing tillage, and enhancing soil nitrogen through legumes—is a critical process to the management of erosion in rural landscapes,…

working paper

Private sector rice stocks in Bangladesh: Estimated levels and determinants

This paper focuses on the role of private stocks in the Bangladesh foodgrain economy, and presents estimates of the quantities of private stocks in Bangladesh based on data on household-level monthly stocks 1of paddy and rice from the Bangladesh…

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