Wouter Zant

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics

De Boelelaan 1105

Amsterdam, 1081HV

Netherlands

Tinbergen Institute

Burg. Oudlaan 50

Rotterdam, 3062 PA

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

DOWNLOADS

310

SSRN CITATIONS

5

CROSSREF CITATIONS

6

Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

How Does Market Access Affect Smallholder Behavior? The Case of Tobacco Marketing in Malawi

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 12-088/V
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 68 (392,938)
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transaction costs, market access, subsistence, food & cash crops, Malawi, Africa

Trains, Trade and Transaction Costs: How Does Domestic Trade by Rail Affect Market Prices of Malawi Agricultural Commodities?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 15-055/V
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 May 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2016
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 39 (513,004)

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trade, crop prices, transaction costs, rail infrastructure, Malawi, sub Saharan Africa

Trains, Trade and Transaction Costs: How Does Domestic Trade by Rail Affect Market Prices of Malawi Agricultural Commodities?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8132
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jul 2017
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 21 (622,904)
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Agricultural Economics, Regional Economic Development, International Trade and Trade Rules, Spatial and Local Economic Development, Economic Development, Subnational Economic Development

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Do Organic Inputs in African Subsistence Agriculture Raise Productivity? Evidence from Plot Data of Malawi Household Surveys

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper TI 2014-114/V
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Aug 2014
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 54 (440,168)

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crop productivity, soil fertility, organic inputs, Green Revolution, Malawi, Africa

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Impact of Mobile Phones on Staple Food Markets in Mozambique: Improved Arbitrage or Increased Rent Extraction?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2017-021/V
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2018
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 31 (541,889)

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search costs, transport costs, mobile phones, agricultural markets, maize prices, sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique

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How Does Market Access for Smallholders Affect Export Supply? The Case of Tobacco Marketing in Malawi

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 16-054/V
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2018
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 28 (558,644)
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transaction costs, market access, subsistence farming, food & cash crops, Malawi, Africa

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How is the Liberalization of Food Markets Progressing? Market Integration and Transaction Costs in Subsistence Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6331
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 22 (596,507)
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Markets and Market Access, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Debt Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Food & Beverage Industry

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Mobile Phones and Mozambique Farmers: Less Asymmetric Information and More Trader Competition?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2018-055/V
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2019
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 16 (637,135)

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search costs, transport costs, mobile phones, agricultural markets, maize prices, Mozambique, sub-Sahara Africa

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Bridges

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2017-117/V
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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agricultural markets, transport costs, bridges, Mozambique, sub-Sahara Africa

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Shaking Up the Firm Survival: Evidence from Yogyakarta (Indonesia)

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2018-021/VIII
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Atma Jaya University YogyakartaIndependent, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Spatial Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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firm’s survival, exogenous shock, Yogyakarta earthquake, Indonesia

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How Costly is using Livestock as a Saving Device? A Note on Meat Prices during Food Shortages

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2020-021/V
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 May 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2020
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 6 (710,602)

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Food Security, Saving, Drought, Livestock, Subsistence Farming, Malawi, Africa

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Mobile Phones and Mozambique Traders: What is the Size of Reduced Search Costs and Who Benefits?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2019-047/V
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Jul 2019
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 3 (734,317)
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search costs, transport costs, mobile phones, agricultural markets, maize prices, Mozambique, sub-Sahara Africa

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Is EU Support to Malawi Agriculture Effective?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 12-090/V
Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Wouter Zant
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics

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agricultural policy, impact evaluation, subsistence farming, Malawi, Africa