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Agricultural Trade Liberalization and Poverty Dynamics in Three Developing Countries

Julie Litchfield, Neil McCulloch and L. Alan Winters.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 4607 words.

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Agriculture in Economic Development: Primary Engine of Growth or Chicken and Egg?

Isabelle Tsakok and Bruce Gardner.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 3743 words.

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An Axiomatic Approach to the Measurement of Corruption: Theory and Applications

James E. Foster, Andrew W. Horowitz and Fabio Méndez.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Development; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 7291 words.

No generally accepted framework exists for constructing and evaluating measures of corruption. This article shows how the axiomatic approach of the poverty and inequality literature can be...

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China as a Potential Market for U.S. Pork Exports

William A. Amponsah, Xiang Dong Qin and Xuehua Peng.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 3731 words.

This study provides details of emerging opportunities for U.S. pork exporters following the U.S.-China WTO Accession Agreement. The Agreement will enable the United States to gain...

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China's Accession to the World Trade Organization: What Is at Stake for Agricultural Markets?

Frank Fuller, John Beghin, Stéphane De Cara, Jacinto Fabiosa, Cheng Fang and Holger Matthey.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 7059 words.

We analyze the impact of China's accession to the World Trade Organization on major crop and livestock markets using the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) modeling...

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China's Food Exports Face Dumping Laws

Colin A. Carter and Caroline Gunning-Trant.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 4052 words.

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Comment on “Evaluating Recipes for Development Success”: The Policy Usefulness of Institutional and Political Analyses of Development

Philip Keefer.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Other Economic Systems; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 2098 words.

In “Evaluating Recipes for Development Success” Avinash Dixit criticizes recent efforts to identify the “fundamental” causes of development and to distill policy recommendations from these...

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The Creation and Spread of Technology and Total Factor Productivity in China's Agriculture

Songqing Jin, Jikun Huang, Ruifa Hu and Scott Rozelle.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 0 words.

The overall goal of this study is to create a framework for assessing the trends of China's national and international investment in agricultural research and to measure its impact on total...

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Critical masses in the decollectivisation of post-Soviet agriculture

Martin Petrick and Michael R. Carter.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Production and Organizations; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 8839 words.

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Decollectivisation in post-Soviet agriculture has generally been slow except for islands of complete individualisation. Our model interlinks two...

A Cultural Hedonic Framework for Increasing the Consumption of Unfamiliar Foods: Soy Acceptance in Russia and Colombia

Brian Wansink, Steven T. Sonka and Matthew M. Cheney.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 0 words.

It is important to understand how a country's cultural influences may affect the introduction of a new or unfamiliar food. In this paper, we present a cultural hedonic framework that uses a...

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The Decision to Invest in Child Quality over Quantity: Household Size and Household Investment in Education in Vietnam

Hai-Anh H. Dang and F. Halsey Rogers.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 16900 words.

During Vietnam's two decades of rapid economic growth, its fertility rate has fallen sharply at the same time that its educational attainment has risen rapidly—macro trends that are...

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The Demand for Food Quality in Rural China

Xiaohua Yu and David Abler.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 7427 words.

Many studies of food demand do not use actual prices but unit values, obtained by dividing expenditures by the quantity consumed. This can bias empirical analyses because unit values are...

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Education in Production: Measuring Labor Quality and Management

Dennis Tao Yang.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1997; p ublished online August 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 0 words.

Production function studies have used the education of the head of the household or the average education of farm workers to assess the contribution of schooling to farm efficiency. In this...

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Estimating Crop-Specific Production Technologies in Chinese Agriculture: A Generalized Maximum Entropy Approach

Xiaobo Zhang and Shenggen Fan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2001; p ublished online May 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 0 words.

A generalized maximum entropy approach is adapted to empirically estimate crop-specific production technologies in Chinese agriculture. Despite a modest behavioral assumption about equal...

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Evaluating Recipes for Development Success

Avinash Dixit.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Other Economic Systems; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 11029 words.

This article offers a provocative critique of the ability of research on the impact of institutions on growth to offer immediate and practical recommendations for reforming and redesigning...

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Institutions, exchange and firm growth: evidence from Bulgarian agriculture

Kristine Van Herck, Nivelin Noev and Johan F.M. Swinnen.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 8009 words.

The transition from a centrally planned to a more market-oriented economy provides a natural experiment on the role of institutions and exchange in economic development, and more...

Investment with weak contract enforcement: evidence from Hungary during transition

Azeta Cungu, Hamish Gow, Johan F. M. Swinnen and Liesbet Vranken.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

March 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 6154 words.

This paper aims to provide empirical evidence relating to the importance of contract enforcement for development. Survey data on Hungarian farms are used to estimate the impact of contract...

Liberalization and Rural Market Integration in China

Scott Rozelle, Albert Park, Jikun Huang and Hehui Jin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1997; p ublished online May 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Local versus Global Separability in Agricultural Household Models: The Factor Price Equalization Effect of Land Transfer Rights

Michael R. Carter and Yang Yao.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 0 words.

Commonly employed global tests for separability between production and consumption decisions are theoretically inappropriate when the market failures creating non-separabilities...

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Microfinance Banks and Financial Inclusion

Martin Brown, Benjamin Guin and Karolin Kirschenmann.

in Review of Finance

May 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Development; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 17710 words.

We examine how the geographical proximity to a microfinance bank affects financial inclusion. We study the expansion of the branch network of ProCredit banks in South-East Europe between...