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Mel Stephens, Professor of Economics, University of Michigan
AREC Seminar Series: Changes in Nutrient Intake at Retirement
Located in Coming Up
AREC Seminar Series - Andrew Foster, Brown University
Are there too many farms in the world? Labor-market transaction costs, machine capacities and optimal farm size
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Article Reference Troff document (with manpage macros) As Good as the Networks They Keep?: Improving Outcomes through Weak Ties in Rural Uganda
We examine an intervention randomized at the village level in which female farmers invited to a single training session were randomly paired with farmers whom they did not know and encouraged to share new agricultural information throughout the growing season for a recently adopted cash crop. We show that the intervention significantly increased the productivity of all farmers except those who were already in the highest quintile of productivity and that there were significant spillovers in productivity to male farmers.
Located in MPRC People / Kenneth Leonard, Ph.D. / Kenneth Leonard Publications