Thomas Reardon

Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics

Associate Professor

East Lansing, MI 48824

United States

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1.

Asset, Activity, and Income Diversification Among African Agriculturalists: Some Practical Issues

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Feb 2001
Christopher B. Barrett and Thomas Reardon
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics
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The Potato Value Chain and Benefits of Cold Storages: Evidence from Bihar (India)

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Mar 2014
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - CGIAR Consortium, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University and Jawaharlal Nehru University
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Potato, Cold Storages, Agricultural policy, Bihar, India

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The Transformation of Rice Value Chains in Bangladesh and India: Implications for Food Security

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 375
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Thomas Reardon, Bart Minten, Kevin Chen and Lourdes Adriano
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - CGIAR Consortium, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Asian Development Bank - Economic Research
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agriculture in Bangladesh, agriculture in India, rice value chain, stacked survey method

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Understanding Grades and Standards

The Guide to Developing Agricultural Markets and Agro-enterprises, 2000
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Jul 2007
Daniele Giovannucci and Thomas Reardon
Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA) and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics
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standards, food quality, food safety, international trade, agriculture, agribusiness, poverty issues, barriers to entry, international standards, price incentives, market strategies, differentiation, high value crops

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The Ambiguous Effects of Policy Reforms on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification in Africa: Renewed Threats to Fragile Margins?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Oct 1999
Thomas Reardon and Christopher B. Barrett
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
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The Potato Value Chain in Bihar: An Assessment and Policy Implications

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Mar 2014
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - CGIAR Consortium, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University and Jawaharlal Nehru University
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Potato value chains, Agricultural Policy, Bihar, India

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The New and Changing Roles of Cold Storages in the Potato Supply Chain in Bihar

Economics & Political Weekly, Vol. XLIX, No. 52, Dec. 27, 2014.
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Jan 2015
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - CGIAR Consortium, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University and Jawaharlal Nehru University
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Agri-food, Value chains, Cold storages, Bihar, India

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Mechanization Outsourcing Clusters and Division of Labor in Chinese Agriculture

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01415
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Xiaobo Zhang, Jin Yang and Thomas Reardon
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Department of Agricultural Economics and Management, Zhejiang University and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics
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agriculture; Lewis turning point; outsource; mechanization

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The Benefit of Cold Storages: Evidence from Bihar (India)

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Mar 2014
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - CGIAR Consortium, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University and Jawaharlal Nehru University
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Cold storages, Potato, Bihar, India

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The Quiet Revolution in Agri-Food Value Chains in Asia: Understanding the Fast Emergence of Cold Storages in Poor Districts in India

in R Christie, C A da Silva, N Mhlanga, K Tihanyi and E Mabaya (ed.), Innovative Institutions, Public Policies and Private Strategies for Agro-enterprise Development (Singapore/ Rome: World Scientific Publishing Company/ FAO), 313-40. 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Jan 2015
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - CGIAR Consortium, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University and Jawaharlal Nehru University
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Agri-food, Value chains, Potato, Cold storages, Bihar, India

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Introduction to a Special Issue on Making Markets Work for the Rural Poor

Faith and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Christopher B. Barrett and Thomas Reardon
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics
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IFAD RESEARCH SERIES 43 Youth Agrifood System Employment in Developing Countries: A Gender-Differentiated Spatial Approach

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Applied Fiscal Research Centre (AFReC) (Pty) Ltd. and Michigan State University
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Agrifood Systems, Gender, Employment, Rural Transformation, Youth

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The Importance and Determinants of Purchases in Rural Food Consumption in Africa: Implications for Food Security Strategies

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2023
University of Ghana, Michigan State University and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics
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Africa, rural households, food purchases, rural nonfarm employment

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Empirical Industrial Organization Economics to Analyze Developing Country Food Value Chains

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 193-220, 2022
Posted: 13 Oct 2022
London School of Economics, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Arizona State University W. P. Carey School of Business

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Promoting Farm/Non-Farm Linkages for Rural Development - Case Studies from Africa and Latin America

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2002)
Posted: 09 Jan 2019
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), UNICEF South Africa, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics and United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

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The Economics of the Food System Revolution

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 225-264, 2012
Posted: 22 Sep 2012
Thomas Reardon and C. Peter Timmer
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Harvard University

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Agrifood Industry Transformation and Small Farmers in Developing Countries

World Development, Vol. 37, No. 11, 2009
Posted: 20 May 2011
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, International Network for Research on Farming Systems (RIMISP) and KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS)

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agrifood industry, small farmer, transformation, modernization, supermarkets, processors, contracts, institutions, vertical coordination, foreign direct investment, consolidation

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Proactive Fast-Tracking Diffusion of Supermarkets in Developing Countries: Implications for Market Institutions and Trade

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 399-431, 2007
Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Thomas Reardon, Spencer Henson and Julio Berdegué
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Guelph - Department of Agricultural Economics and Business and International Network for Research on Farming Systems (RIMISP)

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retail, supermarkets, globalization, developing countries, trade, market institutions

Nonfarm Income Diversification and Household Livelihood Strategies in Rural Africa: Concepts, Dynamics, and Policy Implications

Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Christopher B. Barrett, Thomas Reardon and Patrick Webb
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Tufts University

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Agroindustrialization, Globalization, and International Development: The Environmental Implications

Posted: 11 Jun 2001
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Economics and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics

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The Ambiguous Effects of Policy Reforms on Sustainable Agricultural Intensificaton in Africa: Renewed Threats to Fragile Margins?

AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES AND TROPICAL DEFORESTATION, Arild Angelsen and David Kaimowitz, eds., CAB International
Posted: 25 Feb 2001
Thomas Reardon and Christopher B. Barrett
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management

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Heterogeneous Constraints, Incentives and Income Diversification Strategies in Rural Africa

Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 23 May 2011
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Clark Atlanta University - Economics, Michigan State University - Institute of International Agriculture and Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics

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