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Climate change and agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa: a spatial sample selection model

Patrick S. Ward, Raymond J. G. M. Florax and Alfonso Flores-Lagunes.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 11466 words.

Using spatially explicit data, we estimate a cereal yield response function using a recently developed estimator for spatial error models when endogenous sample selection is of concern. Our...

Explaining and Forecasting Results of the Self-sufficiency Project

Christopher Ferrall.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Labour and Demographic Economics; Econometric Modelling; Design of Experiments. 14854 words.

This paper studies the self-sufficiency project (SSP), a controlled randomized experiment concerning welfare, by estimating a model of endogenous skill accumulation, multidimensional job...

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The Relationship between Food Assistance and Health: A Review of the Literature and Empirical Strategies for Identifying Program Effects

Chad D. Meyerhoefer and Muzhe Yang.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 17527 words.

There is a large and growing body of literature on the impact of food assistance programs on body weight and health. We review this literature in the context of an economic model of...

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