Xinshen Diao

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Sr. Research Fellow

2033 K Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Agricultural Mechanization Patterns in Nigeria: Insights from Farm Household Typology and Agricultural Household Model Simulation

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01291
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Nigeria, West Africa, Africa south of Sahara, Africa, agricultural mechanization, agricultural productivity typology, cluster analysis, mechanization, farm household typology, household model, households, mechanization service, productivity

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The Role of Agriculture in the Fast-Growing Rwandan Economy: Assessing Growth Alternatives

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01363
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 22 Aug 2014
Xinshen Diao, Godfrey Bahiigwa and Angga Pradesha
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Makerere University - Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) and A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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agricultural investments, Public investment, Agricultural growth, economic growth, Poverty, exports, Economic policies, Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model

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Dynamic Gains and Losses from Trade Reform: An Intertemporal General Equilibrium Model of the United States and Mercosur

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 May 1997
Agapi Somwaru and Xinshen Diao
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Mechanization in Ghana: Searching for Sustainable Service Supply Models

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01237
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ghana
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agricultural mechanization, government policy, intensification, Ghana, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa

Challenges and Choices in Post-Crisis East-Asia: Simulations of Investment Policy Reform in an Intertemporal, Global Model

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 98-7
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Dec 1998
Xinshen Diao, Wenli Li and A. Erinc Yeldan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Bilkent University
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Challenges and Choices in Post-Crisis East-Asia: Simulations of Investment Policy Reform in an Intertemporal Global Model

FRB Richmond Working Paper No. 98-7
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Xinshen Diao, Wenli Li and A. Erinc Yeldan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Bilkent University
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East Asian Crisis, Dynamic GE, Investment Policy

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Agricultural Mechanization in Ghana: Is Specialization in Agricultural Mechanization a Viable Business Model?

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01255
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Apr 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ghana
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Agricultural mechanization, Agricultural transformation, Government policy, Investment, Market development, Mechanization, Private ownership, Private sector, Subsidies, Tractor hire, Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Ghana, West Africa

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Achieving Regional Growth Dynamics in African Agriculture

IFPRI DSGD Discussion Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Awudu Abdulai, Xinshen Diao and Michael Johnson
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Agriculture, Public Investment, Economic Theories, Economic Geography, Regional Development, Trade Liberalization, Infrastructure, Economic Theories

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The Changing Structure of Africa's Economies

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 1598
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Zurich and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Africa South of Sahara, Africa, Labor, Productivity, Economic Development, Gender, Women, Employment, Structural Change

The Changing Structure of Africa's Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7958
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2017
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Zurich and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Economic Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Industrial Economics

The Changing Structure of Africa's Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w23021
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 28 May 2023
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Zurich and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Economics of Tractor Ownership Under Rainfed Agriculture with Applications in Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01387
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ghana, West Africa, Africa south of Sahara, Africa, mechanization, farm inputs, smallholders, tractor service market, firm investment theory, timeliness

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Market Opportunities for African Agriculture: A General Equilibrium Examination of Demand-Side Constraints on Agricultural Growth in East and Southern Africa

IFPRI Research Report No. 154
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 02 Oct 2008
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank
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Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Agricultural growth exports, Poverty reduction, General equilibrium model, food consumption, Markets, income, growth

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Evidence on Key Policies for African Agricultural Growth

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01242
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 08 Mar 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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agricultural policy, CAADP, input policy, land tenure, nutrition policy, policy evidence, private sector

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Macro-Micro Feedback Links of Water Management in South Africa: CGE Analyses of Selected Policy Regimes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4768
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Pretoria, UNU-WIDER, Applied Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pretoria and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Water Supply and Sanitation Governance and Institutions, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Water Supply and Systems, Water and Industry, Water Conservation

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Feedback Links between Economy-Wide and Farm-Level Policies: Application to Irrigation Water Management in Morocco

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Terry L. Roe, Ariel Dinar, Xinshen Diao and Yacov Tsur
University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics, World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Macro-Micro Feedback Links of Irrigation Water Management in Turkey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4781
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Middle East Technical University (METU) - Department of Economics, European Union - Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Middle East Technical University (METU) - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Water Supply and Sanitation Governance and Institutions, Water Supply and Systems, Water and Industry, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Economic Theory & Research

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Agricultural Mechanization and Agricultural Transformation

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1527
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 May 2016
Xinshen Diao, Jed Silver and Hiroyuki Takeshima
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Africa South of the Sahara; Africa; mechanization; intensification; agricultural growth; farm inputs; supply chain; production economics; private sector; value chains; agricultural transformation

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Economywide Impact of Maize Export Bans on Agricultural Growth and Household Welfare in Tanzania: A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Model Analysis

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01287
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Commodities, Commodity markets, Computable general equilibrium (CGE), export bans, exports, food price crisis, Food prices, maize, price spikes, staple crops, trade policies, Tanzania, East Africa, Africa south of Sahara, Africa

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Towards Understanding Economic Growth in Africa: A Reinterpretation of the Lewis Model

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01380
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Xinshen Diao and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Rwanda, Central Africa, Africa south of Sahara, Africa, Economic Growth, Economic Development, Mathematical Models, Structural Change, Economic Models

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Dynamics of Transformation: Insights from an Exploratory Review of Rice Farming in the Kpong Irrigation Project

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01272
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jun 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Agricultural policies, agricultural profitability, agricultural transformation, crop husbandry knowledge, Cultivation, Irrigation schemes, rice, Ghana, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa

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Cities and Rural Transformation: A Spatial Analysis of Rural Youth Livelihoods in Ghana

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1599
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2017
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Datalyze Consulting Corporation, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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GHANA, WEST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, urbanization, youth, employment, off farm employment, nonfarm income, rural household livelihoods

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Exploring Strategic Priorities for Regional Agricultural Research and Development Investments in Southern Africa

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01318
Number of pages: 140 Posted: 27 Mar 2014
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), South Africa and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Southern Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa, agricultural growth, markets, agricultural research, yields, simulation models, technology transfer, yield gap, multimarket model, spatial analysis, technology spillovers, staple crops, priority setting

Economic Transformation in Africa from the Bottom Up: Evidence from Tanzania

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1603
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Xinshen Diao, Josaphat Kweka and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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TANZANIA, EAST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, structural change, labour productivity, labor productivity, informal sector, business enterprises, enterprises, accounts, accounting, banking, finance, informal economy

Economic Transformation in Africa from the Bottom Up: Evidence from Tanzania

NBER Working Paper No. w22889
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2023
Xinshen Diao, Josaphat Kweka and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Agriculture-Nutrition Linkages and Child Health in the Presence of Conflict in Nepal

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1515
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Mar 2016
Elizabeth R. Bageant, Yanyan Liu and Xinshen Diao
Cornell University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Nepal; South Asia; Asia; nutrition; children; dairy; livestock; agriculture; conflict; agricultural policies; nutrition policies; health; milk; milk production; food consumption; poverty; resilience; shocks; economic shocks

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Evaluating the Local Economywide Impacts of Irrigation Projects: Feed the Future in Tanzania

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01247
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2013
University of Georgia, University of California at Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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general equilibrium, Irrigation, local economy-wide impact evaluation (LEWIE) model, Rice productivity, Africa, Africa South of Sahara, East Africa, Tanzania

The Recent Growth Boom in Developing Economies: A Structural Change Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w23132
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2023
Xinshen Diao, Margaret McMillan and Dani Rodrik
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Tufts University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Recent Growth Boom in Developing Economies: A Structural-Change Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11804
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 30 Jan 2017
Xinshen Diao, Margaret McMillan and Dani Rodrik
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Tufts University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Tell Me Where it Hurts, an' I'll Tell You Who to Call - Industrialized Countries' Agricultural Policies and Developing Countries

MTID Discussion Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 26 Oct 2017
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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computable general equilibrium (CGE), simulation models, trade liberalization, developing countries, subsidies, trade barriers, gross national products, economic indicators, agroindustrial sector, exports, agricultural sector, agricultural resources, unemployment, developed countries

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Agricultural Mechanization in Ghana: Insights From a Recent Field Study

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1729
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Sep 2018
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Nepal, Ghana Strategy Support Program and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ghana, West Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa, Mechanization, Agricultural Mechanization, Harrowing, Tractors, Agricultural Development, Market Failure

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How the Asian Crisis Affected the World Economy: A General Equilibrium Perspective

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, Vol. 86, No. 2, Spring 2000, pp. 35-59
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Xinshen Diao, Wenli Li and A. Erinc Yeldan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Bilkent University
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Toward an Understanding of Economic Growth in Africa: A Re-Interpretation of the Lewis Model

NBER Working Paper No. w21018
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2023
Xinshen Diao and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Liberalizing Services Trade in APEC: A General Equilibrium Analysis with Imperfect Competition

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 5, Issue 1, February 2000
Posted: 21 Jun 2000
Nancy Benjamin and Xinshen Diao
World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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