Welfare

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This paper assesses the effects of an artificial insemination program implemented in Senegal’s cow sector from 2008 to 2011. The program aimed to boost cow production in order to increase the sector’s supply of raw milk, processed...

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Domestic policies in Nigeria have been linked to high, volatile, and rising food prices in the country. In light of these linkages, this paper empirically examines the transmission of key monetary...

- 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...

- 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...

- Alan de Brauw, Valerie Mueller, and Tassew Woldehanna

Standard economic models suggest that individuals participate in migration to improve their well-being, whether those decisions are made at the individual or the household level. However, explicit and implicit barriers to movement both within and...

- Nicholas Minot, Reno Dewina

In the wake of the global food crisis of 2007-08 and additional price spikes since then, greater attention has been given to the welfare impact of food price increases in developing countries. The standard approach in this type of analysis,...

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