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- Amewu, Sena; Asante, Seth; Pauw, Karl; Thurlow, James

The objective in this paper is to estimate the economic costs of COVID-19 policies and external shocks in a developing country context, with a focus on agri-food system impacts. Ghana is selected as a case study. Ghana recorded its first two...

- John Hoddinott, Harold Alderman, Jere R. Behrman, Lawrence Haddad, Susan Horton

This paper outlines the economic rationale for investments that reduce stunting. We present a framework that illustrates the functional consequences of stunting in the 1000 days after conception throughout the life cycle: from childhood through...

- Todd Benson, Ermias Engida, and James Thurlow

The government of Ethiopia is investing significant public resources to increase overall national production of teff, wheat, and maize. To better understand the likely economywide effects of increases of between 12 and 14 percent in the national...

- Channing Arndt, Karl Pauw, and James Thurlow

We estimate the impact of Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Program using an economywide approach. We find potentially substantial net benefits with indirect benefits accounting for about two-fifths of total benefits. Due to these indirect...

- Faye, Ousmane and Fatou Cissé

This paper examines on the repercussions of international migration on children’s time allocation in households at origin. We focus on children of age 7 to 12 and distinguish three activities: market work, French school attendance, and...

23 Déc, 2011 -

"This paper reviews the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)  implementation progress and evaluates its emerging impact on future growth and poverty-reduction outcomes. Analysis of long term agricultural growth...

6 Juin, 2011 - Amel M. Mubarak
- Antonio Stefano Caria and Ibrahim Worku Hassen

Unemployment is currently a major policy issue in many African countries (African Development Bank 2012). As pockets of widespread unemployment often persist despite labor market expansion, there is a growing demand among policy makers for...

- Soumitra Dutta and Beñat Bilbao-Osorio, editors

Through the evolved methodological framework of the Networked Readiness Index (NRI), The Global Information Technology Report 2012 measures the extent to which 142 economies take advantage of ICT and other new technologies to...

- Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize, Derek Byerlee, Alex McCalla, Michael Morris, and John Staatz

After a decade-long period of stagnating or declining per capita incomes and agricultural output, Africa has entered a period of fairly rapid economic and gricultural growth. Macroeconomic stability, improved investment climates, and agricultural...