David J. Spielman

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

1201 Eye St, NW,

Washington, DC 20005

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

An Obstacle to Africa's Green Revolution: Too Few New Varieties

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 May 2013
Independent, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Agricultural, Food & Resource Economics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Africa, seeds, regulations, variety introduction

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Public Expenditures, Private Incentives, and Technology Adoption: The Economics of Hybrid Rice in South Asia

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01233
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Cornell University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Agricultural Advisory Society (AAS) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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hybrid rice, agricultural research and development, technological change, innovation, South Asia

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Information Networks Among Women and Men and the Demand for an Agricultural Technology in India

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01411
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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social network analysis, peer effects, technology adoption, learning externalities, India

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Policy Options to Accelerate Variety Change Among Smallholder Farmers in South Asia and Africa South of the Sahara

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1666
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 01 Sep 2017
David J. Spielman and Melinda Smale
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Michigan State University
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South Asia; Asia; Africa South of Sahara; Africa; Farm Inputs; Varieties; Seed; Cereals; Subsidies; Farm Inputs; Agricultural Policies; Modern Varieties; Varietal Turnover; Seed Systems; Food Staples; Subsidy Programs

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Leveling with Friends: Social Networks and Indian Farmers’ Demand for Agricultural Custom Hire Services

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01302
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Feb 2014
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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India, South Asia, Asia, productivity, lasers, technology transfer, social learning, network effects, technology adoption, experimental auction

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Demand for Complementary Financial and Technological Tools for Managing Drought Risk

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1430
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Michigan State University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Insurance; Risk; finance; rice; Drought; tolerance; Risk management; Weather; Farmers

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An Empirical Examination of the Dynamics of Varietal Turnover in Indian Wheat

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01336
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
University of Goettingen (Göttingen), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Development and Rastriya Banijya Bank
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cultivar improvement, agricultural research and development, technology adoption, seed systems, wheat, India, South Asia, Asia

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Direct Seed Marketing Program in Ethiopia in 2013: An Operational Evaluation to Guide Seed-Sector Reform

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01350
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Aug 2014
Todd Benson, David J. Spielman and Leulsegged Kasa
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Evaluation, Hybrid maize, Hybrids, Private sector, Seed markets, Seed sector, Smallholders, Africa, Africa South of Sahara, East Africa, Ethiopia

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Change and Diversity in Smallholder Rice-Fish Systems: Recent Evidence from Bangladesh

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01220
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), WorldFish Center, Bangladesh Agricultural University - Department of Agricultural Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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rice-fish systems, productivity, income, policies, Bangladesh, South Asia, Asia

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Intellectual Property Rights, Technology Diffusion, and Agricultural Development: Cross-Country Evidence

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01345
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
David J. Spielman and Xingliang Ma
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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agricultural development, agricultural productivity growth, Developing countries, Intellectual property rights, technology transfers

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Farmer Preferences for Drought Tolerance in Hybrid versus Inbred Rice: Evidence from Bihar, India

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01307
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jan 2014
Patrick Ward, David Ortega, David J. Spielman and Vartika Singh
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Michigan State University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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choice experiments, drought tolerance, risk, rice, India

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Targeting Technology to Reduce Poverty and Conserve Resources: Experimental Delivery of Laser Land Leveling to Farmers in Uttar Pradesh, India

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01274
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Aug 2013
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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India, South Asia, Asia, conservation agriculture, resource management, demand heterogeneity, Market segmentation laser land leveling, technology targeting

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The Effects of Political Competition on Rural Land: Evidence from Pakistan

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1441
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jul 2015
Katrina Kosec, Hamza Haider, David J. Spielman and Fatima Zaidi
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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prices; land markets; rural areas; governance; agricultural policies

14.

Varietal Integrity, Damage Abatement, and Productivity: Evidence from the Cultivation of BT Cotton in Pakistan

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1520
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jul 2016
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Michigan State University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), IFPRI, Pakistan Strategy Support Program of IFPRI and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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biotechnology, cotton, damage abatement, Pakistan

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Public Benefits of Private Technology Adoption: The Localized Spatial Externalities of Water Conservation in Eastern Uttar Pradesh

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1455
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Nov 2015
Anil K. Bhargava, Travis J. Lybbert and David J. Spielman
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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India; South Asia; Asia; water; poverty; climate change; technology adoption; water use; economic development; natural resources; water conservation; groundwater; poverty alleviation

16.

Insuring against Droughts: Evidence on Agricultural Intensification and Index Insurance Demand from a Randomized Evaluation in Rural Bangladesh

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 1630
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
World Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Bangladesh, South Asia, Asia, Agriculture, Investment, Risk Management, Insurance, Risk, Weather Hazards, Drought, Weather, Climate, Price Elasticities, Price Formation, Inputs, Farm Inputs, Fertilizers, Irrigation, Pesticides, Crops, Yields, Smallholders, Index Insurance, Risk and Uncertainty

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Women’s Empowerment, Agricultural Extension, and Digitalization: Disentangling Information and Role Model Effects in Rural Uganda

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1889, 2019
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
Els Lecoutere, David J. Spielman and Bjorn Van Campenhout
Wageningen University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Empowerment, Gender, Women, Technology, Information and Communication Technologies (Icts), Maize, Agricultural Extension

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Accelerating Technical Change through Video-Mediated Agricultural Extension: Evidence from Ethiopia

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1851
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 22 Jul 2019
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Bordeaux - GREThA (Research Group in Theoretical and Applied Economics), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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agricultural extension, information and communication technologies (icts), crop management, smallholders, farmers

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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to Provide Agricultural Advice to Smallholder Farmers: Experimental Evidence From Uganda

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1778
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Jan 2019
Bjorn Van Campenhout, David J. Spielman and Els Lecoutere
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of Antwerp
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Uganda, East Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa, Information and Communication Technologies (Icts), Agricultural Extension, Maize, Smallholders, Information Transfer

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The Impact of Ethiopia’s Direct Seed Marketing Approach on Smallholders’ Access to Seeds, Productivity, and Commercialization

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1998
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Mar 2021
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), IFPRI, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Ethiopia, East Africa, Africa South of Sahara, Africa, Seeds, Productivity, Commercialization, Smallholders, Maize, Marketing, Crops, Seed Production, Seed Quality, Direct Seed Marketing, Seed Systems, Crop Productivity

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Does Identity Affect Aspirations in Rural India? An Examination From the Lens of Caste and Gender

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1857
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Aug 2019
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Duke Kunshan University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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gender, caste systems, priming, psychology, aspiration, children

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Intrahousehold Preference Heterogeneity and Demand for Labor-Saving Agricultural Technology: The Case of Mechanical Rice Transplanting in India

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1880
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Nov 2019
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Duke Kunshan University, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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demand; labour productivity; labour saving technologies; technology; agriculture; Oryza; rice; transplanting; gender; allocation; labour; labour allocation; mechanization

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Do Grassroots Interventions Relax Behavioral Constraints to the Adoption of Nutrition-Sensitive Food Production Systems?

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1839
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Duke Kunshan University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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nutrition, production systems, agricultural productivity, diversification, food systems, intervention

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Regulatory Options to Improve Seed Systems for Vegetatively Propagated Crops in Developing Countries

IFPRI Discussion Paper 2029
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Jun 2021
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Social and Nutrition Sciences Division of the International Potato Center (CIP), Hanoi, Vietnam, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics and International Potato Center
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KENYA, NIGERIA, EAST AFRICA, WEST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, VIET NAM, VIETNAM, SOUTH EAST ASIA, ASIA, regulations, seed systems, seeds, crops, developing countries, policies, quality assurance, markets, cassava, potato

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Bragging, Shirking, and Hiding: Spousal Disagreement among Ugandan Maize Farmers

IFPRI Discussion Paper 2019
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 May 2021
Bjorn Van Campenhout, Els Lecoutere and David J. Spielman
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), CGIAR Gender Platform, International Livestock Research Institute and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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UGANDA, EAST AFRICA, AFRICA SOUTH OF SAHARA, AFRICA, farmers, maize, households, gender, women, men, decision making, intervention, surveys, capacity development, income