John G. McPeak

Syracuse University - Department of Economics

Syracuse, NY 13244-1020

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Pastoralist Livestock Marketing Behavior in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia: An Analysis of Constraints Limiting Off-take Rates

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Nov 2004
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Syracuse University - Department of Economics, RTI International, University of Kentucky - Department of Anthropology, Cornell University, University of Kentucky and International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
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Challenging Orthodoxies: Understanding Poverty in Pastoral Areas of East Africa

Development and Change, A. Saith, M. Arsel, K. Biehart, A. Chhachhi, B. O'Laughlin & S. Storm, Published on behalf of the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2014
University of Kentucky - Department of Anthropology, Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Insuring Against Drought‐Related Livestock Mortality:  Piloting Index Based Livestock Insurance in Northern Kenya

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 May 2011
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Australian National University - Crawford School of Economics and Government, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, CGIAR - International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
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Educational Investments in a Dual Economy

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 May 2005
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Yale University
Downloads 71 (264,614)

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Poverty traps, Informal finance, Education, Rural-Urban migration

Educational Investments in a Dual Economy

Economica, Vol. 74, No. 294, pp. 351-369, May 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Apr 2007
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Yale University
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Are Household Production Decisions Cooperative? Evidence on Pastoral Migration and Milk Sales from Northern Kenya

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Papers No. 906
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Cheryl R. Doss and John G. McPeak
Yale University and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 93 (223,855)

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Intrahousehold decision-making, household production, Kenya

Are Household Production Decisions Cooperative? Evidence on Pastoral Migration and Milk Sales from Northern Kenya

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 88, No. 3, pp. 525-541, August 2006
Posted: 20 Jul 2006
John G. McPeak and Cheryl R. Doss
Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Yale University

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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
Downloads 87 (228,591)
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Educational Investments in a Spatially Varied Economy

Cornell University, Applied Economics Working Paper No. 2003-21
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Sep 2003
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Yale University
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8.

Leaving or Staying: Inter-Provincial Migration in Vietnam

Asia and Pacific Migration Journal, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 473-500, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jul 2011
Phuong Nguyen-Hoang and John G. McPeak
University of Iowa - School of Urban & Regional Planning & Public Policy Center and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
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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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Citation 13

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expectations, risk, uncertainty, weather, early warning systems

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Social Identity and Manipulative Interhousehold Transfers Among East African Pastoralists

Cornell University Dept. of Applied Economics & Management Working Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Oct 2002
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
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11.

Perspectives on Development in Arid and Semi-Arid East Africa: Results of a Ranking Exercise

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Yale University, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Index Based Livestock Insurance for Northern Kenya’s Arid and Semi-Arid Lands: The Marsabit Pilot

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Jun 2013
CGIAR - International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, Australian National University - Crawford School of Economics and Government, CGIAR - International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
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Empirical Forecasting of Slow-Onset Disasters for Improved Emergency Response: An Application to Kenya's Arid North

Food Policy, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 24 May 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University - Center for Natural Resource Information Technology (NRIT) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 26 (366,235)

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Food security, Food aid, Early warning, Emergency response, Forecasting famine

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Understanding Declining Mobility and Interhousehold Transfers Among East African Pasoralists

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2008
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 21 (419,628)
Citation 1

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Interhousehold transfers, migration, externalities, poverty traps

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Understanding Declining Mobility and Interhousehold Transfers among East African Pastoralists

Economia, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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Interhousehold transfers, migration, externalities, poverty traps

16.

Introduction to: The Dynamics of Coupled Human and Natural Systems

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Jul 2015
John G. McPeak, David R. Lee and Christopher B. Barrett
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Applied Economics & Management, Cornell University and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
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17.

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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Understanding Declining Mobility and Inter-Household Transfers among East African Pastoralists

Economica, Vol. 76, No. 302, pp. 315-336, April 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (521,734)
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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

20.

The Value of Climate Forecast Information for Pastoralists: Evidence from Southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya

World Development, Vol. 31, No. 9, 2003
Posted: 24 May 2011
RTI International, Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and University of Kentucky - Department of Anthropology

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early warning systems, livestock, risk, uncertainty, weather

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Institutional Arrangements for Rural Poverty Reduction and Resource Conservation

World Development, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2005
Posted: 24 May 2011
Christopher B. Barrett, David R. Lee and John G. McPeak
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Applied Economics & Management, Cornell University and Syracuse University - Department of Economics

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sustainability, environment, community-based natural resources management, multiscalar approaches

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Policy, Technology and Management Strategies for Achieving Sustainable Agricultural Intensification

Agricultural Economics, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2006
Posted: 24 May 2011
David R. Lee, Christopher B. Barrett and John G. McPeak
Applied Economics & Management, Cornell University, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and Syracuse University - Department of Economics

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Agricultural Intensification, Agricultural Sustainability, Rural Livelihoods, Environmental Degradation, Technology Adoption

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Do Community Members Share Development Priorities? Results of a Ranking Exercise in East African Rangelands

Journal of Development Studies, 2009
Posted: 23 May 2011
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Yale University, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Interpersonal, Intertemporal and Spatial Variation in Risk Perceptions: Evidence from East Africa

World Development, Forthcoming, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 21 May 2011
Yale University, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management

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Risk ranking, risk perceptions, intrahousehold, Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia

25.

Welfare Dynamics in Rural Kenya and Madagascar

Journal of Development Studies, Forthcoming, UNDERSTANDING AND REDUCING PERSISTENT POVERTY IN AFRICA, Christopher B. Barrett, Michael R. Carter and Peter D. Little, eds., Routledge, 2008
Posted: 06 May 2005 Last Revised: 23 May 2011
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Cornell University, Syracuse University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Food and Nutrition Policy Program, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Independent, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management, Center for National Agricultural Research (FOFIFA) and World Argoforestry Centre (ICRAF)

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Differential Risk Exposure and Stochastic Poverty Traps Among East African Pastoralists

American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Posted: 01 Feb 2001
Christopher B. Barrett and John G. McPeak
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and Syracuse University - Department of Economics

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