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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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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2202
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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2203
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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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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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

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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

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 85, pp. 173-186, 2003
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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Local Versus Global Separability in Agricultural Household Models: The Factor Price Equalization Effect of Land Transfer Rights

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 84, pp. 702-715, 2002
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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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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