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This study combined farm household panel data, weather data and discount rates, as measured by a hypothetical survey question, to estimate the impact of income on discounting. This paper has found…

1 March 2019 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia, Global Hub

In this paper, we identify economic implications of the pressure to share resources within a social network. Through a set of field experiments in rural Tanzania we randomly increased the expected…

19 January 2018 | Peer Reviewed | Tanzania

This paper analyzes the factors affecting adoption of sustainable land management and climate smart agricultural (SLM-CSA) practices (in particular tree planting, soil conservation and intercropping)…

23 August 2017 | EfD Discussion Paper | Ethiopia

Climate change and variability are affecting weather patterns and causing seasonal shifts with serious repercussions for households and communities in Kenya. The livelihoods of the majority of Kenyans…

3 July 2017 | EfD Discussion Paper | Kenya

There is a paucity of information on conditioning factors that hinder or promote adoption of multiple climate-smart practices and on the synergies among such practices in increasing household…

1 March 2017 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia, Global Hub

We investigate the effects of climate variables on food and nutrition security and the probability of a household being food and nutrition insecure. Panel data methods from three waves of the Tegemeo…

25 January 2017 | EfD Discussion Paper | Kenya

There is a paucity of information on the conditions under which multiple climate-smart practices are adopted and on the synergies among such practices in increasing household resilience by improving…

26 September 2016 | EfD Discussion Paper | Sweden, Ethiopia, Global Hub

Weather fluctuations tend to be as important as climate change in farmers’ decision making in countries such as Ethiopia that have virtually no weather insurance. This paper assesses the distinct…

21 July 2014 | EfD Discussion Paper | Ethiopia

Financial insurance for extreme events can play an important role in hedging against the implications of climate change. This paper combines a comprehensive estimation strategy and a unique panel…

21 June 2014 | Peer Reviewed | Sweden

In this paper, after a review of the evolution of the literature on climate change economics in agriculture, I present some evidence of the impact of different moments of the distribution of rainfall…

21 April 2014 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia