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Addressing the “Wicked Problem” of Input Subsidy Programs in Africa

Jacob Ricker-Gilbert, Thomas Jayne and Gerald Shively.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Regulation; Development Planning and Policy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 8875 words.

This article reviews and critically assesses evidence on input subsidy programs implemented in selected countries over the past decade in Africa. We believe that input subsidies should be...

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Adoption of Bt Cotton and Impact Variability: Insights from India

Matin Qaim, Arjunan Subramanian, Gopal Naik and David Zilberman.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 4192 words.

There is a growing body of literature about the impacts of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton in developing countries. While many studies show remarkable benefits for farmers, there are...

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Advances in Chinese Agriculture and its Global Implications

Colin A. Carter, Funing Zhong and Jing Zhu.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 15165 words.

In the past thirty years, China has made great strides in terms of boosting food production while simultaneously reducing the number of its rural poor. This success was largely accomplished...

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Agricultural Biotechnology Adoption in Developing Countries

Matin Qaim.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 4507 words.

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Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Dean Karlan, Robert Osei, Isaac Osei-Akoto and Christopher Udry.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Design of Experiments; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Insurance. 19024 words.

The investment decisions of small-scale farmers in developing countries are conditioned by their financial environment. Binding credit market constraints and incomplete insurance can limit...

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Agricultural Globalization: Is It Good or Bad for Developing Economies?: Discussion Paper

Philip G. Pardey.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 1238 words.

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Agricultural Industrialization: A Metaeconomics Look at the Metaphors by which we Live

Gary D. Lynne.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Methodology; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

Agriculture continues to be driven by rapid technological change on the base of a particular kind of value system. This path produces an abundance and variety of high-quality food and...

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Agricultural Market Reforms in South Asia

Raisuddin Ahmed.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1996; p ublished online August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Agricultural Productivity Growth in the Andean Community

Lisa M. Pfeiffer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 3477 words.

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Agricultural Sustainability and Technology Adoption: Issues and Policies for Developing Countries

David R. Lee.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 5907 words.

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