Economic and Technological Change (ECON)


Börner, J., Mendoza, A. and Vosti, S.  2007.  Ecosystem services, agriculture and rural poverty in the Eastern Brazilian Amazon: Interrelationships and policy prescriptions.  Ecological Economics, 64 (2)   : 356-373   .
Börner, J.; Denich, M.; Mendoza-Escalante, A.; Hedden-Dunkhorst, B. and Abreu de Sá, T.  2007.  Alternatives to slash-and-burn in forest-based fallow systems of the eastern Brazilian Amazon region: Technology and policy options to halt ecological degradation and improve rural welfare.  In: Tscharntke, T., Leuschner, C., Zeller, M., Guhardja, E., Bidin, A. (eds.): The stability of tropical rainforest margins, linking ecological, economic and social constraints of land use and conservation. Springer Verlag Berlin.   335-363. 
Chau, N. and A. Basu.  2007.  An Exploration of the Worst Forms of Child Labor: Is Redemption a Viable Option?.  In: K. Anthony Appiah and M. Brunzl (eds.): Buying Freedom: The Ethics and Economics of Slave Redemption. Princeton University Press.   37-77.  Further Information
Edilegnaw, W. and D. Virchow.  2007.  Crop diversity derived from farmers' motives in Ethiopia: implications for on-farm conservation.  Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Economics, .
Edilegnaw, W. and Y. Asmare.  2007.  Farmers' variety attribute preferences: implications for agricultural research priority setting and extension policy in Ethiopia.  African Development Review, 19 (2)   : 257-399   .
Engel, S. and A.M. Ibañez.  2007.  Displacement due to Violence in Colombia: Determinants and Effects at the Household Level.  Economic Development and Cultural Change, 55 (2)   .
Engel, S. and C. Palmer. 2007.  2007.  The role of decentralization in integrating cross-sectoral demands on forests.  In: Dube, Y.C.; Schmithüsen, F. (eds.): Economic Development and Cultural Change. Oxford University Press, Oxford.   14-23. 
Engel, S. and M. Zimmermann.  2007.  Environmental institutions in Germany: Leader or laggard?.  In: Breton, A., G. Brusio, G., S. Dalmazzone and G. Garrone (eds.): Environmental Governance and Decentralization. Cheltenham: Elga.   173-222. 
Grote, U., A.L. Basu and N. Chau.  2007.  New Frontiers in Environmental and Social Labeling.  Physica-Verlag (a Springer company), . Heidelberg.
Guthiga, P.M., J.T. Karugia and R.A. Nyikal.  2007.  Does use of draft animal power increase economic efficiency of smallholder farms in Kenya?.  Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 22(4)   : 290-296   .
Huebeler, O., L. Menkhoff and C. Suwanaporn.  2007.  How Financial Liberalization Impacts Lending Behavior: Evidence from Thai Micro Data.  . Further Information
Jütting, J.  2007.  Health Insurance for the Poor in Developing Countries.  Ashgate Publishing. Oxon, UK.
Makoka, D., P. Kambewa and B. Kambewa.  2007.  Demand for Private Health Insurance where Public Health Services are Free: The Case of Malawi.  Journal of Applied Science 7(21): 3268-3273, . Download [PDF]
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Mburu J., J. Boerner, B. Hedden-Dunkhorst, A. Mendoza-Escalante and K. Frohberg.  2007.  Feasibility of the mulching technology as an alternative to slash-and-burn farming in Eastern Amazon: A cost benefit analysis.  Renewable Agriculture and Food System, 22(2)   : 125-133   .
Mburu, J. and R. Birner.  2007.  Emergence, Adoption and Implementation of Collaborative Wildlife Management or Wildlife partnerships in Kenya: A look at Conditions for Success.  Society and Natural Resources, 20 (5)   : 379-395   .
Menkhoff, L. and C. Suwanaporn.  2007.  10 Years After the Crisis: Thailand’s Financial System Reform.  Journal of Asian Economics, 18 (1)   : 4-20   .
Monela, G.C. and Abdallah, J.M..  2007.  External policy impacts on Miombo forestry development.  In: Dube Y. C. and Schminuthusen, F (eds.): Cross-sectoral Policy Developments in Forestry . CAB International Publishers.   (15) 116-124.  Further Information
Palmer, C..  2007.  The Role of Leadership in the Collective Enforcement of Community Property Rights in Indonesia.  Society and Natural Resources, 20 (5)   : 397-413   .
Palmer, C., and S. Engel.  2007.  For better or for worse? Local impacts from the decentralization of Indonesia’s forest sector.  World Development, 35 (12)   : 2131-49   .
Qaim, M., A.J. Stein and J.V. Meenakshi.  2007.  Economics of biofortification.  Agricultural Economics, 37   : 119   . Further Information
Richerzhagen, C. and D. Virchow.  2007.  Sustainable Utilization of Crop Genetic Diversity through Property Rights Mechanisms: The Case of Coffee Genetic Resources in Ethiopia.  International Journal of Biotechnology (IJBT), Volume 9 - Issue 1   : 60-86   .
Sauer S. and A. Mendoza-Escalante.  2007.  Poor but allocatively efficient—evidence from the Eastern Amazon.  Agricultural Economics, 37 (1)   : 113–126   .
Sauer, J and J. M. Abdallah.  2007.  Forest Diversity, Tobacco Production and Resource Management in Tanzania.  Forest Policy and Economics, 9 (5)   : 421-439   .
Sauer, J., H. Tchale and P. Wobst.  2007.  Alternative Soil Fertility Management Options in Malawi – An Economic Analysis.  Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 29 (3)   : 29-53   . Further Information
Seyoum, A.  2007.  Economic Value of Afromontane Natural Forest in Shaka Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia: A Clue for Advocacy and Informed Decision Making.  In: Mesresha Fenta (eds.): Forests of Sheka: Multidisciplinary casestudies on impact of landuse/landcover change , Southwest Ethiopia. MELICA Mahiber.   183-218. 
Stein A.J., H.P.S. Sachdev and M. Qaim.  2007.  Genetic engineering for the poor: Golden Rice and public health in India.  World Development, 36 (1)   : 144-158   . Further Information
Stein, A.J., H.P.S. Sachdev and M. Qaim.  2007.  What we know and don't know about Golden Rice.  Nature Biotechnology, 25   : 624   . Further Information
Stein, A.J., P. Nestel, J.V. Meenakshi, M. Qaim, H.P.S. Sachdev and Z.A. Bhutta.  2007.  Plant breeding to control zinc deficiency in India: how cost-effective is biofortification?.  Public Health Nutrition, 10   : 492-501   . Further Information
Stein. A.J. and M. Qaim.  2007.  The human and economic cost of hidden hunger.  Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 28   : 125-134   . Further Information
Thurlow, J. and P. Wobst.  2007.  The Role of Agriculture in Pro-poor Growth: Lessons from Zambia.  In: Grimm, M. et al (eds.): Determinants of Pro-poor Growth: Analytical Issues and Findings from Country Cases. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke.  
Tsegai D..  2007.  Migration as a household decision: What are the roles of Income differences? Insights from the Volta basin of Ghana.  The European Journal of Development Research, 19 (2)   : 305-326   .
Wale, E. and Virchow, D..  2007.  Production of Sorghum Varietal Diversity on Farmers' Fields in Eastern Ethiopia: Economic Explanations and Implications for on-farm Conservation.  Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 6 (2)   : 41-69   .


2006.  The Implications of Asset Ownership on Child Work in Rural Ethiopia.  Ethiopian Journal of Economics, 11 (2)   : 25 - 58   .
Abebaw, D., K. Holm-Müller and J. Mburu.  2006.  Understanding the Perceived Importance of Risk for Coffee Growers: Empirical Evidence from Ethiopia.  Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 45,3   : 253-268   .
Afari-Sefa, V. and S. Bauer.  2006.  Export Horticulture and Pro-Poor Livelihood Linkages in Southern Ghana: Application of the Agricultural Household Model. In: Issues and Challenges in Rural Development - Compendium of Approaches for Socio-economic and Ecological Development (forthcoming).  Farming & Rural Systems Economics. Margraf Publishers, Weikersheim, Germany.  
Algieri, B.  2006.  International Tourism Specialisation of Small Countries.  International Journal of Tourism Research, 8 (1)   : 1-12   . Further Information
Algieri, B.  2006.  Human Capital in Russia.  The European Journal of Comparative Economics, 3 (1)   : 103-129   . Further Information
Algieri, B.  2006.  An Econometric Estimation of the Demand for Tourism: the Case of Russia.  Tourism Economics, 12 (1)   : 5-20   .
Asante, F.A., K. Asenso-Okyere, S. d’Almeida, G. Mwabu, and T. Okorosobo.  2006.  Economic Burden of Malaria in the African Region: Evidence from. Ghana.  Communicable Diseases Bulletin for the African Region, Vol. 2, No. 4   .
Asfaw, A.  2006.  The Effects of Obesity on Doctor-diagnosed Chronic Diseases in Africa: Empirical Results from Senegal and South Africa.  Journal of Public Health and Policy, 27(3)   : 250-264   .

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