Travis J. Lybbert

University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

One Shields Avenue

Davis, CA 95616

United States

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

ABC, 123: The Impact of a Mobile Phone Literacy Program on Educational Outcomes

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Jenny C. Aker, Christopher Ksoll and Travis J. Lybbert
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, University of Oxford and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Who Benefits from a Bioprospecting-Based Boom? The Case of Argan Oil in Morocco

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Feb 2001
Travis J. Lybbert, Christopher B. Barrett and Hamid Narjisse
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and IAV Hassan II
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An ‘Algorithmic Links with Probabilities’ Crosswalk for USPC and CPC Patent Classifications with an Application Towards Industrial Technology Composition

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 16-15
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Apr 2016
Nathan Goldschlag, Travis J. Lybbert and Nikolas Jason Zolas
Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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Stochastic Wealth Dynamics and Risk Management Among a Poor Population

Cornell University Applied Economics and Management Working Paper No. 2002-44
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Sep 2003
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Utah State University - College of Natural Resources and Utah State University - College of Natural Resources
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common property, covariate risk, Ethiopia, idiosyncratic risk, poverty traps, social insurance

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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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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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Getting Patents and Economic Data to Speak to Each Other: An 'Algorithmic Links with Probabilities' Approach for Joint Analyses of Patenting and Economic Activity

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 12-16
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Oct 2012
Travis J. Lybbert and Nikolas Jason Zolas
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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Bayesian Herders: Asymmetric Updating of Rainfall Beliefs in Response to External Forecasts

Cornell University Applied Economics & Management Working Paper No. 2003-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Sep 2003
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and RTI International
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Dynamic Field Experiments in Development Economics: Risk Valuation in Morocco, Kenya and Peru

Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 39/2 (April 2010) 176–192
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jul 2015
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, Australian National University - Crawford School of Economics and Government, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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poverty, risk and uncertainty, dynamics, experiments, Kenya, Morocco, Peru

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Bayesian Herders: Optimistic Updating of Rainfall Beliefs in Response to External Forecasts

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 May 2005
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and RTI International
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expectations, risk, uncertainty, weather, early warning systems

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An ‘Algorithmic Links with Probabilities’ Concordance for Trademarks: For Disaggregated Analysis of Trademark & Economic Data

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-13-49
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Dec 2013
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Klout
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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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Risk Taking Behavior in the Presence of Nonconvex Asset Dynamics

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Travis J. Lybbert and Christopher B. Barrett
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
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Estimating Risk Preferences in the Presence of Bifurcated Wealth Dynamics: Do We Misattribute Dynamic Risk Responses to Static Risk Aversion?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 May 2011
Travis J. Lybbert, David R. Just and Christopher B. Barrett
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
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Risk, uncertainty, wealth dynamics, risk aversion, risk preference estimation, poverty

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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

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Early Childhood Nutrition, Parental Growth Perceptions and Educational Aspirations in Rural Burkina Faso

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Mar 2019
Wenbo Zou, Travis J. Lybbert, Stephen A. Vosti and Souheila Abbeddou
Nankai University, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Ghent University
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A United Family Prospers: Intrahousehold Economic Discord, Household Income and Child Growth in Burkina Faso

Number of pages: 105 Posted: 12 Jan 2021
Wenbo Zou, Travis J. Lybbert and Stephen A. Vosti
Nankai University, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Intrahousehold bargaining, Intrahousehold allocative efficiency, Non-separable production-consumption household models, Early childhood growth, Gender, Experiments between spouses

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Hope as Aspirations, Agency, and Pathways: Poverty Dynamics and Microfinance in Oaxaca, Mexico

NBER Working Paper No. w22661
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
Travis J. Lybbert and Bruce Wydick
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of San Francisco - Department of Economics
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Estimating Risk Preferences in the Presence of Bifurcated Wealth Dynamics: Can We Identify Static Risk Aversion Amidst Dynamic Risk Responses?

European Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol 40 (2) (2013) pp. 361–377
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jul 2015
Travis J. Lybbert, David Just and Christopher B. Barrett
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Cornell University and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
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risk, uncertainty, wealth dynamics, risk aversion, risk preference estimation, poverty

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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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The Economic Roots of the American 'Zigzag': Knives, Forks, and British Mercantilism

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, Issue 3, pp. 810-815, July 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Travis J. Lybbert
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Bundling Stress Tolerant Seeds and Insurance for More Resilient and Productive Small-Scale Agriculture

NBER Working Paper No. w29234
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2021
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maine and University of Delaware
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An Elixir for Development? Olive Oil Policies and Poverty Alleviation in the Middle East and North Africa

Development Policy Review, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 485-506, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Aug 2013
Travis J. Lybbert and Ghada Elabed
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of California, Davis
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Olive oil, poverty, rural development, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia

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Risk‐Taking Behavior in the Presence of Nonconvex Asset Dynamics

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 982-988, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Travis J. Lybbert and Christopher B. Barrett
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
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Filling a Niche? The Maize Productivity Impacts of Adaptive Breeding by a Local Seed Company in Kenya

NBER Working Paper No. w27636
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Luther College, University of California, Davis, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Egerton University, Egerton University and The University of Sydney - School of Economics
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American Journal of Agricultural Economics Volume 100: A Century of Publishing the Frontiers of the Profession

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 100, Issue 5, pp. 1253-1274, 2018
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of York, University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics and Arizona State University W. P. Carey School of Business
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Applied economics, editorial structure, bibliometric analysis, collaboration networks, professional communication

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Multidimensional Responses to Disease Information: How Do Winegrape Growers React to Powdery Mildew Forecasts and to What Environmental Effect?

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 98, Issue 2, pp. 383-405, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Travis J. Lybbert, Nicholas Magnan and W. Douglas Gubler
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Forecast information, Pesticides, Disease, Agriculture, Environment, IPM, Grapes, California

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Perceived Self-Efficacy, Poverty, and Economic Development

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 383-404, 2017
Posted: 27 Oct 2017
David Wuepper and Travis J. Lybbert
Technische Universität München (TUM) and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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An ‘Algorithmic Links with Probabilities’ Concordance for Trademarks with an Application Towards Bilateral IP Flows

The World Economy, Vol. 40, Issue 6, pp. 1184-1213, 2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jun 2017
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Klout
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Bayesian Herders: Updating of Rainfall Beliefs in Response to External Climate Forecasts

World Development, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2007
Posted: 24 May 2011
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and RTI International

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information, risk, early warning systems, Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia

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Risk Responses to Dynamic Asset Thresholds

Review of Agricultural Economics
Posted: 23 May 2011
Travis J. Lybbert and Christopher B. Barrett
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management

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Is Bioprospecting a Viable Strategy for Conserving Tropical Ecosystems?

Ecological Economics, Vol. 34, No. 3, 2000
Posted: 21 May 2011
Christopher B. Barrett and Travis J. Lybbert
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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iodiversity conservation, Property rights, Rural development

Risk Averters that Love Risk? Marginal Risk Aversion in Comparison to a Reference Gamble

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 91, Issue 3, pp. 612-626, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
David R. Just and Travis J. Lybbert
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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certainty effect, marginal risk aversion, probability weighting, risk aversion

Risk Averters that Love Risk? Marginal Risk Aversion in Comparison to a Reference Gamble

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 91, No. 3, pp. 612-626, August 2009
Posted: 09 Jun 2009
David R. Just and Travis J. Lybbert
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

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Is Risk Aversion Really Correlated with Wealth? How Estimated Probabilities Introduce Spurious Correlation

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 89, Issue 4, pp. 964-979, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Travis J. Lybbert and David R. Just
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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decreasing absolute risk aversion, expected utility, experimental economics, risk aversion, wealth

Is Risk Aversion Really Correlated With Wealth? How Estimated Probabilities Introduce Spurious Correlation

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 89, No. 4, pp. 964-979, November 2007
Posted: 01 Oct 2007
Travis J. Lybbert and David R. Just
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

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Market-Based Conservation and Local Benefits: The Case Of Argan Oil in Morocco

Posted: 28 Oct 2002
Travis J. Lybbert, Christopher B. Barrett and Hamid Narjisse
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and IAV Hassan II

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Resource commercialization, Conservation, Economic development, Bioprospecting

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Does Resource Commercialization Induce Local Conservation? A Cautionary Tale from Southwestern Morocco

Society and Natural Resources, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2013
Travis J. Lybbert, Christopher B. Barrett and Hamid Narjisse
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and IAV Hassan II

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Migration Effects of Olympic Siting: A Pooled Time Series Cross-Sectional Analysis of Host Regions

The Annals of Regional Science, Vol. 34, Issue 3, 2000
Posted: 22 Aug 2001
Travis J. Lybbert and Dawn Thilmany
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics

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