Resources

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- Orley Ashenfelter and Michael Greenstone

In 1987 the federal government permitted states to raise the speed limit on their rural interstate roads, but not on their urban interstate roads, from 55 mph to 65 mph. Since the states that adopted the higher speed limit must have valued the...

30 Nov, 2009 - Nicholas Minot

This manual was prepared to be used as part of a one-week training course. Earlier versions of the ...

- Dereje Ayalew, Kindie Tesfaye, Girma Mamo, Birru Yitaferu, and Wondimu Bayu

In most of African countries whose economy  is heavily depending on rainfed agriculture, accurate estimation of the spatial and temporal distribution of rainfall and observing its trends are crucial input parameters for securing sustainable...

- Aurélie Harou, Yanyan Liu, Christopher B. Barrett, and Liangzhi You

Despite the rise of targeted input subsidy programs in Africa over the last decade, several questions remain as to whether low and variable soil fertility, frequent drought, and high fertilizer prices render fertilizer unprofitable for large...

4 Nov, 2011 - Abebe Haile Gabriel
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This presentation introduces the definition of vulnerability in the context of poverty and how to quantify vulnerability to measure poverty. It was presented at...

- Omilola, B. and M. Lambert

The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) is an Africa-wide network of regional nodes supporting the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the Economic...

- Carlo Azzarri

This presentation explains reasons for weighting and provides the definition of sampling weights. It covers post stratification, non-response, raking, and trimming as well.  It was introduced in the 2012 AGRODEP training course,...

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- Albert Makochekanwa

This study investigated the extent to which the implementation of the COMESA-EAC-SADC tripartite free trade area (T-FTA) will impact on the 26 participating member countries. The impact analysis was done with respect to welfare implications. The...