Sara Savastano

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Via Paolo di Dono

Rome, 00142

Italy

University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics

Assistant Professor

Via di Tor Vergata

Rome, Lazio 00133

Italy

World Bank

1818 H Street NW

MSN3-311

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Are Women Less Productive Farmers? How Markets and Risk Affect Fertilizer Use, Productivity, and Measured Gender Effects in Uganda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7241
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 165 (178,169)
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Climate Change and Agriculture, Labor Policies, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems, Crops and Crop Management Systems

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The Role of Opinion Leaders in the Diffusion of New Knowledge: The Case of Integrated Pest Management

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3916
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sara Savastano and Gershon Feder
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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The Impact of Soft Traits and Cognitive Abilities on Life Outcomes: Subjective Wellbeing, Education Achievement, and Rational Choices: A Chocolate Tasting Experiment

CEIS Working Paper No. 241
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2014
Sara Savastano
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
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Agricultural Intensification: The Status in Six African Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7116
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Hans P Binswanger-Mkhize and Sara Savastano
University of PRETORIA and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Downloads 106 (251,521)
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Agricultural Economics

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Smallholders? Land Ownership and Access in Sub-Saharan Africa: A New Landscape?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7285
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Klaus Deininger, Fang Xia and Sara Savastano
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Downloads 74 (315,311)
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Inequality

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The Adoption and Diffusion of GM Crops in USA: A Real Option Approach

CEIS Tor Vergata, Research Paper Series, Vol. 8, No. 4, No. 169, July 2010, CEIS Working Paper No. 169
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Aug 2010
Sara Savastano and Pasquale L. Scandizzo
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and University of Rome
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Adoption, Diffusion, Uncertainty, Irreversibility, Real Option

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Fact or Artefact: The Impact of Measurement Errors on the Farm Size - Productivity Relationship

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5908
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Calogero Carletto, Sara Savastano and Alberto Zezza
World Bank, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Bank
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Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Regional Economic Development, Land Use and Policies, Rural Land Policies for Poverty Reduction, E-Business

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Optimal Farm Size Under an Uncertain Land Market: The Case of Kyrgyz Republic

CEIS Working Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Dec 2009
Sara Savastano and Pasquale L. Scandizzo
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and University of Rome
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Option value theory, Farm size, Uncertainty

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Missing(Ness) in Action: Selectivity Bias in Gps-Based Land Area Measurements

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6490
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG), World Bank, World Bank and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
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E-Business, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Economic Theory & Research, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks

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Farm Size and Productivity: A"Direct-Inverse-Direct"Relationship

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8127
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2018
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), University of Rome and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Food Security, Labor Markets, Rural Labor Markets, Educational Sciences, Forestry, Coastal and Marine Resources, Forests and Forestry, Energy and Natural Resources, Rural Settlements, Agricultural Growth and Rural Development

11.

Can Diaries Help Improve Agricultural Production Statistics? Evidence from Uganda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5717
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), World Bank, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Crops and Crop Management Systems, Food & Beverage Industry, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education

12.

Land Fragmentation, Cropland Abandonment, and Land Market Operation in Albania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6032
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Klaus Deininger, Sara Savastano and Calogero Carletto
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Bank
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Banks & Banking Reform, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Rural Land Policies for Poverty Reduction, Land Use and Policies, Municipal Housing and Land

13.

Mercato Della Terra (Land Market)

Associazione Nazionale Enciclopedia della Banca Borsa Working Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Jun 2014
Sara Savastano
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
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land market

14.

Health and Social Services in Rural Umbria

OECD Conference “Investment Priorities for Rural Development”, Edinburgh, 19-20 October 2006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Jan 2019
Sabrina Lucatelli, Sara Savastano and Marco Coccia
Independent, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Independent
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The Inverse Farm Size Productivity Relationship: Some New Evidence From Sub-Sahara African Countries

PROCEEDINGS ICAS VII Seventh International Conference on Agricultural Statistics I Rome 24-26 October 2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jan 2019
Sara Savastano and Pasquale L. Scandizzo
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and University of Rome
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The Money–Happiness Relationship in Transition Countries: Evidence from Albania

EconomEtica Working Paper N.11 August 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Jan 2019
Leonardo Becchetti and Sara Savastano
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
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life satisfaction, remittances, economic status

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Adoption of Modern Varieties, Farmers’ Welfare and Crop Biodiversity: Evidence from Uganda

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jan 2019
Manuela Coromaldi, Giacomo Pallante and Sara Savastano
University of Rome II, University of Rome Tor Vergata and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
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Crop Biodiversity, Rural Welfare, Modern Varieties, Agricultural Intensification, Uganda

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Vulnerability in Drylands Today

Confronting Drought in Africa's Drylands: Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Jan 2019
Independent, World Bank, University of Rome, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Independent

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Sustainability and the Bioeconomy: Synthesis of Key Themes from the 15th ICABR Conference

Posted: 02 Jan 2019
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), University of Saskatchewan, Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CCRS) at the University of Zurich, University of Ottawa, Catholic University of Leuven - Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics, CGIAR - International Service for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Saskatchewan and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Agricultural, Food & Resource Economics

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biodiversity, bioenergy, poverty reduction, innovation, value chains