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Tenure security, human capital and soil conservation in an overlapping generation rural economy

Tenure security, human capital and soil conservation in an overlapping generation rural economy

a research article by Shaikh Eskander, Edward Barbier 6 February, 2017

We develop an overlapping generation model of rural agricultural households to examine whether tenure security and subsistence needs influence the choice between unexploited topsoil and investment in children’s human … read more »


Do natural disasters change savings and employment choices? Evidence from Bangladesh and Pakistan

Do natural disasters change savings and employment choices? Evidence from Bangladesh and Pakistan

a research article by Shaikh Eskander, Sam Fankhauser, Shikha Jha 6 January, 2017

Shaikh M.S.U. Eskander, Samuel Fankhauser, and Shikha Jha ADB Economics Working Paper Series, December 2016


Crop-specific seasonal estimates of irrigation-water demand in South Asia

Crop-specific seasonal estimates of irrigation-water demand in South Asia

a research article by Christian Siderius 17 May, 2016

Biemans, H., Siderius, C., Mishra, A., and Ahmad, B. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1971-1982, doi:10.5194/hess-20-1971-2016, 2016.


Adaptation to natural disasters through the agricultural land rental market: evidence from Bangladesh

a working paper by Shaikh Eskander, Edward Barbier 12 May, 2016

This paper examines the effects of natural disasters on agricultural households who make rent-in or rent-out transactions in the land rental market, using data from Bangladesh. read more »


Green agricultural policies and poverty reduction

Green agricultural policies and poverty reduction

a policy publication by Stefania Lovo, Mintewab Bezabih, Gregor Singer 26 January, 2015

Since developing countries typically have large agricultural sectors, the implementation of green agricultural policies can play a key role in helping shift to low-carbon economies. However, the challenge … read more »