Household Income Analysis and Policy
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- Africa’s Evolving Employment Structure: Implications for economic transformation. Kwame Yeboah and T.S. Jayne. Plenary Presentation, International Conference on Applied Bioeconomy Research. June 27, 2016. Ravello, Italy.
- Fertilizer Subsidies in Sub-Saharan Africa: Smart Policy or Political Trap? Thom Jayne & Michael Carter. Agricultural Sector Council Seminar/Webinar. Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC. March 25, 2015.
- Are Land Policies in Africa Consistent with Agricultural Productivity and Poverty Reduction Objectives? T.S. Jayne, Jordan Chamberlin, Milu Muyanga, and Munguzwe Hichaambwa. World Bank Land and Poverty Conference. Washington, DC. March 24, 2015.
- Africa’s Evolving Food Systems: Drivers of change and the scope for influencing them. T.S. Jayne, Lulama Traub, Ferdinand Meyer, M. Muyanga and Jordan Chamberlin. IFPRI Policy Seminar, Washington, DC. October 1, 2014.
- Africa’s Evolving Food Systems: Drivers of change and the scope for influencing them. T.S. Jayne, Lulama Traub, Ferdinand Meyer, Milu Muyanga and Jordan Chamberlin. USAID/Bureau for Food Security, Washington, DC. September 30, 2014.
- Investments to Promote Inclusive Agricultural Growth: Why it’s so hard and so important. T.S. Jayne and colleagues at MSU Seminar at USAID, Washington, DC, September 17, 2014.
- David vs. Goliath: The Revolution In Africa's Farm Structure. Lulama Traub, F.H. Meyer, T.S. Jayne, Milu Muyanga, J. Chamberlin, W. Anseeuw and Antoine Ducastel. IFAMA Agribusiness and Food World Forum. Cape Town, South Africa. June 17, 2014.
- Investments Priorities for Improving Food Security in Africa. Rhoda Mofya Mukuka and Thom Jayne. Presentation at a consultative workshop on Strategies to inform investments for food security in Sub-Saharan Africa. Pretoria, 24-25th October, 2012.
- Jayne, T.S., Milu Muyanga, Jordan Chamberlin, and Chance Kabaghe. 2014. Land Scarcity and African Agriculture: Implications for Food Security and Poverty Reduction Strategies. In The State of the African Farmer, Heifer International. Pages 34-41.
- Jayne, T.S, A. Chapoto, N. Sitko, C. Nkonde, M. Muyanga, J. Chamberlin. 2014. Is the Scramble for Land in Africa Foreclosing a Smallholder Agricultural Expansion Strategy? Journal of International Affairs, 67 (2), 35-53.
- Tegemeo Institute for Agricultural Development and Policy. The effects of Kenya’s ‘smarter’ input subsidy program on crop production, incomes, and poverty. Nicole M. Mason, Ayala Wineman, Lilian Kirimi, and David Mather. Policy Brief No. 11. October, 2015.
- Tegemeo Institute for Agricultural Development and Policy. Let it rain: Weather extremes and household welfare in rural Kenya. A. Wineman, J. Ochieng, N. Mason, and L. Kirimi. Policy Brief No. 7. October, 2015.
- Tegemeo Conference 2015: Transforming Smallholder Agriculture in Kenya. Kenya School of Monetary Studies. Nairobi. November 10, 2015.
- The effects of Kenya’s ‘smarter’ input subsidy program on smallholder behavior and economic well-being: Do different quasi-experimental approaches lead to the same conclusions? Nicole M. Mason, Ayala Wineman, Lilian Kirimi, David Mather. Selected Poster prepared for presentation at the 2015 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association and Western Agricultural Economics Association Joint Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, July 26-28, 2015.
- Household Incomes and Poverty Dynamics in Rural Kenya: A Panel Data Analysis. Milu Muyanga & Phillip Musyoka. Economics of Global Poverty Conference. Gordon College, Boston. January 6-7, 2015.
- Pathways into and out of Poverty: Determinants of Rural Household Wealth Dynamics in Kenya. Milu Muyanga, T.S. Jayne, and William J. Burke. Presented at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundatin, Seattle Washingon. August 10-11, 2010.
- Pathways into and out of Poverty: A Study of Determinants of Rural Household Wealth Dynamics in Kenya. Milu Muyanga, T.S. Jayne, and William J. Burke. Paper presented at the Conference on Understanding African Poverty over the Longue Durée, co-organized by Harvard University, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the International Institute for the Advanced Study of Cultures, Institutions and Economic Enterprise, Accra, Ghana, July 15-17, 2010.
- Factors Associated with Farm Households’ Movement Into and Out of Poverty in Kenya: Spatial Analysis, Land Constraints and Diversification. William J. Burke, T.S. Jayne, H. AdeFreeman, P. Kristjanson. Presentation made to ODI's workshop titled: Understanding and addressing spatial poverty traps. Cape Town, 29 March 2007.
- Regional Inequality and Polarization in the Context of Concurrent Extreme Weather and Economic Shocks. Julie A. Silva, Corene J. Matyas, Benedito Cunguara. Research Paper 77E. September 2014.
- Determinants of Crop Income in Rural Mozambique, 2002-2005. David Mather. January 2012.
- Household Income and Assets in Rural Mozambique, 2002-2005:
Can Pro-Poor Growth Be Sustained? David Mather, Benedito Cunguara, and Duncan Boughton. Research Paper 66. December 2008.
- Changes in Rural Household Income Patterns in Mozambique, 1996-2002, and Implications for Agriculture’s Contribution to Poverty Reduction. Duncan Boughton, David Mather, David Tschirley, Tom Walker, Benedito Cunguara, and Ellen Payongayong. Research Paper 61E. December 2006.
- Determinants of Rural Income in Mozambique in 2001-2002. Walker, T., D.Tschirley, J. Low, M. Pequenino Tanque, D. Boughton, E. Payongayong and M. Weber. Research Paper 57E. May 2004.
- 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, Milan, Italy. August 11, 2015.
- Do crop income shocks widen disparities in smallholder agricultural investments? Panel survey evidence from Zambia. Yoko Kusunose, Solomon Tembo, Nicole M. Mason, Melinda Smale. Agricultural & Applied Economics Association and Western Agricultural Economics Association Joint Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, July 26-28, 2015.
- Subsidizing the way to a Green Revolution & less rural poverty in Africa? The effects of Zambia's input subsidy program on smallholder behavior & economic well-being. Nicole M. Mason. Presented during the AFRE Graduate Program Orientation as an example of on-going research in the development economics area. Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE), Michigan State University. 25 August 2014.
- Selected paper presented at the 2014 AAEA Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. July 29, 2014.
- Utilization of Animal Draft Power in Zambia: Drivers & Effects on Household Income and Commercialization. Mary Lubungu, Nicole M. Mason, and Rhoda Mukuka-Mofya. GSO Brown Bag Seminar Series. Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University. 16 April 2014.
- Agricultural Data and Policy Implications in Zambia. Nicholas Sitko. Cooperating Partners Group Meeting. January 9th, 2014.
- Agricultural Input Subsidy Programs in Theory and in Practice: The Case of Zambia.
Nicole M. Mason, T.S. Jayne, & Rhoda Mofya-Mukuka. Eye on Africa Seminar, MSU African Studies Center. 31 October 2013.
- Fertilizer subsidies & voting behavior: Political economy dimensions of input subsidy programs. Nicole M. Mason, T.S. Jayne, & Nicolas van de Walle. Presentation at the Department of Agricultural, Food, & Resource Economics, MSU. April 11, 2013.
- Seeing the forest for the fuel and food: Rural poverty and forest sustainability in Zambia. Robert B. Richardson. International Resources Industries and Sustainability Centre (IRIS) Seminar. University of Calgary. 29 February 2012.
- Constraints on FISP as a Poverty Reduction Strategy. W.J. Burke, T.S. Jayne, J.R. Black and N.J. Sitko. Presentation for the Agricultural Cooperating Partners Meeting. Lusaka, Zambia. February 21, 2012.