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Essays on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Agriculture
Over the past twenty years economists have developed econometric approaches for estimating the impacts of climate change on agriculture by accounting for farmer adaptation implicitly. These reduced-form approaches are ...
ANALYZING MILLET PRICE REGIMES AND MARKET PERFORMANCE IN NIGER WITH REMOTE SENSING DATA
This dissertation concerns the analysis of staple food prices and market performance in Niger using remotely sensed vegetation indices in the form of normalized differenced vegetation index (NDVI). By exploiting the link ...
ESSAYS ON DECOMPOSITION ANALYSIS
Chapter 1 shows the implications of credit and labor market imperfections on gender differences in agricultural labor productivity, especially highlighting how both imperfections negatively affect female productivity by ...