Michael R. Carter

University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics

Professor

427 Lorch St.

Madison, WI 53706-1503

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Poverty Traps and Climate Risk: Limitations and Opportunities of Index-Based Risk Financing

IRI Technical Report No. 07-02
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, University of Georgia - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, Australian National University - Crawford School of Economics and Government, Columbia University, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Columbia University, University of Kentucky - College of Agriculture - Department of Agricultural Economics, Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Poverty Traps and Social Protection

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Christopher B. Barrett, Michael R. Carter and Munenobu Ikegami
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and Hosei University - Department of Economics
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Poverty traps, Targeting transfers, Dynamic modeling

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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, Hosei University - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
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Specialization Without Regret: Transfer Rights, Agricultural Productivity, and Investment in an Industrializing Economy

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yang Yao and Michael R. Carter
Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER) and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
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Market Versus Administrative Reallocation of Agricultural Land in a Period of Rapid Industrialization

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yang Yao and Michael R. Carter
Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER) and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
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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, Hosei University - Department of Economics and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
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Looking Forward: Theory-Based Measures of Chronic Poverty and Vulnerability

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Michael R. Carter and Munenobu Ikegami
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and Hosei University - Department of Economics
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Poverty Measures, Chronic Poverty, Poverty Traps, South Africa

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Risk and Asset Management in the Presence of Poverty Traps: Implications for Growth and Social Protection

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jun 2008
Christopher B. Barrett and Michael R. Carter
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
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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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Social Protection in the Face of Climate Change: Targeting Principles and Financing Mechanisms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7476
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael R. Carter and Sarah Janzen
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and Montana State University - Bozeman
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Economics and Institutions, Climate Change and Health, Climate Change and Environment, Science of Climate Change, Economic Conditions and Volatility, Public Sector Management and Reform, Non Governmental Organizations, Inequality, Social Protections & Assistance

Designing Index‐Based Livestock Insurance for Managing Asset Risk in Northern Kenya

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 80, Issue 1, pp. 205-237, 2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Australian National University - Crawford School of Economics and Government, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
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Designing Index Based Livestock Insurance for Managing Asset Risk in Northern Kenya

Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2011
Posted: 20 May 2011
Australian National University - Crawford School of Economics and Government, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics

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Drought risk management, index insurance, Kenya, livestock insurance, livestock mortality, NDVI, pastoralists, remote sensing, vegetation index, weather derivatives

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After the Drought: The Impact of Microinsurance on Consumption Smoothing and Asset Protection

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 101, Issue 3, pp. 651-671, 2019
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Sarah Janzen and Michael R. Carter
Kansas State University and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
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Insurance, consumption smoothing, asset smoothing, poverty, Kenya

A Century‐Long Perspective on Agricultural Development

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 92, Issue 2, pp. 447-468, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Christopher B. Barrett, Michael R. Carter and C. Peter Timmer
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Household Models, Institutional Change, Linkages, Structural Transformation, Technical Change

A Century-Long Perspective on Agricultural Development

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009
Posted: 23 May 2011
Christopher B. Barrett, Michael R. Carter and Peter Timmer
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and Center for Global Development

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Household Models, Institutional Change, Linkages, Structural Transformation, Technical Change

Local Versus Global Separability in Agricultural Household Models: The Factor Price Equalization Effect of Land Transfer Rights

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 84, Issue 3, pp. 702-715, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Apr 2020
Michael R. Carter and Yang Yao
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
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household models, land rights, Chinese agriculture, separability, O120, O130, P320, Q120, Q150

Local Versus Global Separability in Agricultural Household Models: The Factor Price Equalization Effect of Land Transfer Rights

Posted: 23 Dec 2002
Michael R. Carter and Yang Yao
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)

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Risk Rationing and Wealth Effects in Credit Markets: Theory and Implications for Agricultural Development

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, Issue 2, pp. 409-423, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Stephen R. Boucher, Michael R. Carter and Catherine Guirkinger
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and University of Namur - Centre de Recherche en Economie du Developpement (CRED)
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asymmetric information, credit rationing, land titling, moral hazard, risk rationing

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Getting Institutions “Right” for Whom? Credit Constraints and the Impact of Property Rights on the Quantity and Composition of Investment

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 85, Issue 1, pp. 173-186, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Michael R. Carter and Pedro Olinto
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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agricultural investment, capital constraints, property rights

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A Dynamic Option Value for Institutional Change: Marketable Property Rights in the Sahel

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 81, Issue 2, pp. 467-478, 1999
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Frederic J. Zimmerman and Michael R. Carter
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
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heterogeneity, institutional innovation, land markets, O130, Q150

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The Economics of Poverty Traps and Persistent Poverty: Policy and Empirical Implications

The Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 49, No. 7, 976–990, 2013
Posted: 21 Jul 2015
Christopher B. Barrett and Michael R. Carter
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics

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Understanding and Reducing Persistent Poverty in Africa

Journal of Development Studies, 2006
Posted: 24 May 2011
Christopher B. Barrett, Michael R. Carter and Peter Little
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Critical Masses in the Decollectivisation of Post-Soviet Agriculture

European Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 36, Issue 2, pp. 231-252, 2009
Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Martin Petrick and Michael R. Carter
Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO) and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics

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agricultural transition, former Soviet Union, social interaction effects, network externality, Moldova, D23, O18, P32, Q15

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Poverty and Inequality in the First Decade of South Africa's Democracy: What can be Learnt from Panel Data from Kwazulu-Natal?

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 782-812, 2007
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Jorge Agüero, Michael R. Carter and Julian May
University of California, Riverside (UCR), University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and World Bank

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Risk Rationing and Wealth Effects in Credit Markets: Theory and Implications for Agricultural Development

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 409-423, May 2008
Posted: 11 Apr 2008
Steve Boucher, Michael R. Carter and Catherine Guirkinger
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and University of Namur - Department of Economics

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The Economics of Poverty Traps and Persistent Poverty: An Asset-Based Approach

Journal of Development Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 May 2005 Last Revised: 23 May 2011
Michael R. Carter and Christopher B. Barrett
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management

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Getting Institutions 'Right' for Whom? Credit Constraints and the Impact of Property Rights on the Quantity and Composition of Investment

Posted: 11 Apr 2003
Michael R. Carter and Pedro Olinto
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and World Bank

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Agricultural Investment, Capital Constraints, Property Rights

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Can't Get Ahead for Falling Behind: New Directions for Development Policy to Escape Poverty and Relief Traps

Choices, Forthcoming
Posted: 17 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
Christopher B. Barrett and Michael R. Carter
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics

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