Export taxes are a commonly enacted policy worldwide. Export taxes are often applied as a food security policy, as the main effect of these taxes is to decrease the domestic price of a good.
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Do economic predictions of damage from climate change cause policymakers to focus on the wrong thing?
− at least not in Randomized Control Trials Post by Alan de Brauw, Senior Research Fellow in the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division
Microsavings reduces risk-sharing among women in Kenya
Can we measure how much participation matters? Post by IFPRI Senior Research Fellow, Alan de Brauw
The following post, written by Kelly Jones and Alan de Brauw from IFPRI’s Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, is part of an ongoing series of researcher-authored blog stories highlighting research in progress at IFPRI. Despite a great deal of…
Project Spotlight: Mitigating Aflatoxin Consumption for Improving Child Growth in Eastern Kenya (MAICE)
The following post, written by Kate Ambler, Alan de Brauw, and Susan Godlonton from IFPRI’s Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, is the first in a series of researcher-authored blog stories highlighting ongoing applied microeconomics research…
Over the past few decades, economics research has gone through a kind of credibility revolution.