Dr. Peter Wobst

Country of current residence


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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. 


Balint, B. and P. Wobst.  2006.  Institutional Factors and Market Participation of Individual Farmers: The Case of Romania.  Post-Communist Economies, 18(1) : 101-121 .
Thurlow, J. and P. Wobst.  2006.  Not All Growth is Equally Good for the Poor: The Case of Zambia.  Journal of African Economies, 15(4) : 603-625 .


Mduma, J. and P. Wobst.  2005.  Village Level Labor Market Development in Tanzania: Evidence from Spatial Econometrics. ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy 96.  Download [PDF | 1.41MB]
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Wehrheim, P. and P. Wobst.  2005.  The Economic Role of Russia's Subsistence Agriculture in the Transition Process.  Agricultural Economics, 33 (4) : 91-105 . Download [PDF | 707.21KB]
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Wobst, P..  2005.  Growth Options and Poverty Reduction in Kenya: An Economy-wide Analysis for 2001-2015.  Nord-Sued aktuell, XIX(3/4) : 322-332 .


Oskam, A., R. Komen, P. Wobst and A. Yalew.  2004.  Trade Policies and Development of Less-favored Areas: Evidence from the Literature.  Food Policy, 29 (4) : 445-466 . Download [PDF | 208.13KB]
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Wobst, P. and C. Arndt.  2004.  HIV/AIDS and Labor Force Upgrading in Tanzania.  World Development, 32 (11) : 1831-1847 .


Arndt, C. and P. Wobst.  2003.  HIV/AIDS and the Labor Markets in Tanzania. 
Seebens, H. and P. Wobst.  2003.  The Impact of Increased School Enrollment on Economic Growth in Tanzania. ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy 74.  Download [PDF | 1.03MB]
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Wehrheim, P. and P. Wobst.  2003.  Modeling Subsistence Agriculture in Russia: Effects of Total Productivity Changes and Reduction of Marketing Margins.  In: Abele, S. and K. Frohberg (eds.): Subsistence Agriculture in Central and Eastern Europe: How to break tie Vicious Circle?. Halle (Germany): IAMO. 
Wobst, P.  2003.  The Impact of Domestic and Global Trade Liberalization on Five Southern African Countries.  Journal of Development Studies, 40 (2) : 70-92 . Download [PDF | 476.52KB]
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v. Braun, J., P. Wobst and U. Grote.  2002.  Development Box and Special and Differential Treatment for Food Security of Developing Countries: Potentials, Limitations, and Implementation Issues. ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy 47.  Download [PDF | 565.81KB]
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von Braun, J., P. Wobst, and U. Grote.  2002.  New Development Aspects of Agricultural World Trade.  Bridges, 6(5) : 7-8 .
Wobst, P.  2002.  Comparison of Domestic and Global Trade Liberalization Across Five Southern African Countries. 


Bautista, R.M., S. Robinson, F. Tarp and P. Wobst.  2001.  Policy Bias and Agriculture: Partial and General Equilibrium Masures.  Review of Development Economics, 5 (1) : 89-104 . Download [PDF | 191.47KB]
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Wobst, P.  2001.  Structural Adjustment and Intersectional Shifts in Tanzania: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis. Research Report 117.  International Food Policy Institute. Washington, D.C.. Download [PDF | 706.31KB]
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Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Science Policy
  • Renewable energy
  • Economic change and vulnerability
Research countries
  • Bangladesh
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Russia
  • Romania
Research projects

PASAD - Policy Analysis of Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe and Southern Africa

Working groups

Macroeconomics, Trade, and Governance Group (ZEF b)

Research partners

University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), National Bureau of Statistics (Tanzania), Economic and Social Research Foundation (Tanzania), Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi (Malawi), Wageningen University (The Netherlands), Purdue University (USA), FAO (Italy), Imperial College at Wye (United Kingdom), International Food Policy Research Institute (USA)

Peter Wobst

Former Senior Researcher

Former Department:
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change