Recent Scholarly Publications

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Tradeoffs and Synergies between Biofuel Production and Large Solar Infrastructure in Deserts

February 2014

Climate adaptation as mitigation: the case of agricultural investments

February 2013

Successful adaptation of agriculture to ongoing climate changes would help to maintain productivity growth and thereby reduce pressure to bring new lands into agriculture.

How Can Trade Improve Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa?

January 2013

For decades, earnings from farming in many developing countries, including in Sub-Saharan Africa, have been depressed by a pro-urban and anti-trade bias in own-country policies, as well as by...

Managing price volatility: Approaches at the global, national, and household levels

May 2011

This paper serves as background to the fourth presentation in a Symposium Series on Global Food Policy and Food Security hosted by the Center on Food Security and Environment at Stanford University...

Coping with Climate Risks in Indonesia Rice Agriculture: A Policy Perspective

December 2009

In this chapter, we focus specifically on agricultural risks and uncertainties related to climate variability and global climate change from a policy viewpoint.

A Global Model Tracking Water, Nitrogen, and Land Inputs and Virtual Transfers from Industrialized Meat Production and Trade

December 2008

Rising populations and incomes throughout the world have boosted meat demand by over 75% in the last 20 years, intensifying pressures on production systems and the natural resources to which they...

International trade in meat - The tip of the pork chop

December 2007

This paper provides an original account of global land, water and nitrogen use in support of industrialized livestock production and trade, with emphasis on two of the fastest growing sectors, pork...

Project Timeline: Program for the Study of Biofuels, Poverty and Food Security

February 2007

A concept note about setting up an international program for studying the effects of the emergence of biofuels on global poverty and food security.  The recent global expansion of biofuels...

Producing and Procuring Horticultural Crops with Chinese Characteristics: A Case Study in the Greater Beijing Area

October 2006

The supermarket revolution has arrived in China and is spreading as fast as or faster than anywhere in the world.

Global Consequences of Land Use

July 2005

Land use has generally been considered a local environmental issue, but it is becoming aforce of global importance.

Migration, markets, and mangrove resource use in Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia

June 2002

Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, is a prototype of an island economy prone to economic crowding.

Optimal CO2 Abatement in the Presence of Induced Technological Change

August 1999

This paper explores the significance of policy-induced technological change for the design of carbon-abatement policies.

Labor-Saving Technologies in the Javanese Rice Economy: Recent Developments and a Look Into the 1990s

December 1992

Rising labour costs and declining terms of trade for rice farmers on Java during the 1980s have encouraged the adoption of labour-saving technologies.

Whither Food Aid?

December 1991

The extent of food aid since the 1960s is examined, focusing in particular on US food aid and its political context.

Corn Economy of Indonesia, The

December 1987

This book, based on fieldwork carried out by a team of American and Indonesian economists, investigates Indonesia's potential for maize production.

International Trade in Rice

December 1980

Impact of Price on Rice Trade in Asia, The

December 1975

Political Economy of Rice Production and Trade in Asia, The

December 1975


R Pizarro Rodrigo Pizarro Visiting Scholar
Klinger FSE photo Dane Klinger Affiliated scholar
js picture 2 Johan Swinnen Affiliate
Barry Riley1 Barry Riley Visiting Scholar