agricultural productivity

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This article uses an instrumental variables method to evaluate the impact of the use of health services on the productivity of rural households’ farming labor in Burkina Faso. The distance from a household’s homestead to the Health...

- Gbemisola Oseni, Paul Corral, Markus Goldstein, Paul Winters

This paper uses data from the General Household Survey Panel 2010/11 to analyze differences in agricultural productivity across male and female plot managers in Nigeria. The analysis utilizes the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition method, which allows...

- Adedeji Adeyinka, Sheu Salau, and Dietrich Vollrath

We document that structural change accounts for approximately one-fifth of the total change in labor productivity in Nigeria between 1996 and 2009. Labor moved out of the agricultural and wholesale and retail trade sectors into manufacturing,...

- Omilola, B., M. Yade, J. Karugia, and P. Chilonda.

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...

- Ulrike Wood-Sichra

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3 Jan, 2012 - Yu, Bingxin and Nin-Pratt, Alejandro

"We analyze the evolution of Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA’s) agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) over the past 45 years, looking for evidence of recent changes in growth patterns using an improved nonparametric Malmquist...

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