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First Name: Ruth
Middle Name: Vargas
Last Name: Hill
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RePEc Short-ID: phi68

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World Bank Group
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Homepage: http://www.worldbank.org/
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Postal: 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433
Handle: RePEc:edi:wrldbus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Hill, Ruth Vargas & Robles, Miguel & Ceballos, Francisco, 2013. "Demand for weather hedges in India: An empirical exploration of theoretical predictions:," IFPRI discussion papers 1280, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  2. Clarke, Daniel J. & Hill, Ruth Vargas, 2013. "Cost-benefit analysis of the african risk capacity facility:," IFPRI discussion papers 1292, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  3. Clarke, Danielle & Das, Narayan C. & de Nicola, Francesca & Hill, Ruth Vargas & Kumar, Neha & Mehta, Parendi, 2012. "The value of customized insurance for farmers in rural Bangladesh:," IFPRI discussion papers 1202, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  4. Hill, Ruth Vargas & Robles, Miguel, 2011. "Flexible insurance for heterogeneous farmers: Results from a small-scale pilot in Ethiopia," IFPRI discussion papers 1092, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  5. Hill, Ruth Vargas & Hoddinott, John & Kumar, Neha, 2011. "Adoption of weather index insurance: Learning from willingness to pay among a panel of households in rural Ethiopia," IFPRI discussion papers 1088, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  6. Hill, Ruth Vargas & Maruyama, Eduardo & Viceisza, Angelino, 2010. "Breaking the norm: An empirical investigation into the unraveling of good behavior," IFPRI discussion papers 948, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  7. Hill, Ruth Vargas & Msangi, Siwa & Zhang, Wei, 2010. "Understanding Small-Holder Constraints to Jatropha Investment," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 61843, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  8. Hill, Ruth Vargas & Viceisza, Angelino, 2010. "An experiment on the impact of weather shocks and insurance on risky investment," IFPRI discussion papers 974, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  9. Hill, Ruth Vargas & Torero, Maximo, 2009. "Innovations in insuring the poor," 2020 vision focus 17, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  10. Vargas Hill, Ruth, 2008. "Understanding the investment and abandonment behavior of poor households: An empirical investigation," IFPRI discussion papers 783, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  11. Fafchamps, Marcel & Vargas Hill, Ruth & Minten, Bart, 2007. "Quality control in non-staple food markets: Evidence from India," IFPRI discussion papers 717, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  12. Ahmed, Akhter U. & Hill, Ruth Vargas & Smith, Lisa C. & Wiesmann, Doris M. & Frankenberger, Tim & Gulati, Kajal & Quabili, Wahidand & Yohannes, Yisehac, 2007. "The world's most deprived: Characteristics and causes of extreme poverty and hunger," 2020 vision discussion papers 43, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  13. Ahmed, Akhter & Hill, Ruth Vargas & Wiesmann, Doris, 2007. "The poorest and hungry: Looking below the line," 2020 vision briefs BB03 Special Edition, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  14. Ahmed, Akhter U. & Hill, Ruth Vargas & Smith, Lisa C. & Frankenberger, Tim, 2007. "Characteristics and causes of severe poverty and hunger:," 2020 vision briefs BB02 Special Edition, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  15. Vargas Hill, Ruth & Minot, Nicholas, 2007. "Developing and connecting markets for poor farmers:," 2020 vision briefs BB22 Special Edition, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  16. Ruth Vargas Hill, 2006. "Coffee Price Risk in the Market: Exporter, Trader and Producer Data from Uganda," Economics Series Working Papers GPRG-WPS-048, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  17. Ruth Vargas Hill, 2006. "The role of risk in shaping production decisions: an empirical analysis," Economics Series Working Papers GPRG-WPS-049, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  18. Ruth Vargas Hill, 2005. "Assessing rhetoric and reality in the predictability of aid," Human Development Occasional Papers (1992-2007) HDOCPA-2005-25, Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  19. Marcel Fafchamps & Ruth Hill, 2005. "Price Transmission and Trader Entry in Domestic Commodity Markets," Economics Series Working Papers GPRG-WPS-038, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  20. Marcel Fafchamps & Ruth Vargas Hill, 2004. "Selling at the farm-gate or travelling to market," CSAE Working Paper Series 2004-30, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  21. Marcel Fafchamps & Ruth Hill & Aliziki Kaudha, 2004. "The Transmission of International Commodity Prices to Domestic Producers," Development and Comp Systems 0409038, EconWPA.

Articles

  1. Dercon, Stefan & Hill, Ruth Vargas & Clarke, Daniel & Outes-Leon, Ingo & Seyoum Taffesse, Alemayehu, 2014. "Offering rainfall insurance to informal insurance groups: Evidence from a field experiment in Ethiopia," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 106(C), pages 132-143.
  2. Ruth Vargas Hill & John Hoddinott & Neha Kumar, 2013. "Adoption of weather-index insurance: learning from willingness to pay among a panel of households in rural Ethiopia," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 44(4-5), pages 385-398, 07.
  3. Ruth Hill & Angelino Viceisza, 2012. "A field experiment on the impact of weather shocks and insurance on risky investment," Experimental Economics, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 341-371, June.
  4. Hill, Ruth Vargas & Maruyama, Eduardo & Viceisza, Angelino, 2012. "Breaking the norm: An empirical investigation into the unraveling of good behavior," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 99(1), pages 150-162.
  5. Ruth Vargas Hill, 2010. "Liberalisation and Producer Price Risk: Examining Subjective Expectations in the Ugandan Coffee Market," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 19(4), pages 433-458, August.
  6. Ruth Vargas Hill, 2010. "Investment and Abandonment Behavior of Rural Households: An Empirical Investigation," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 92(4), pages 1065-1086.
  7. Ruth Vargas Hill, 2009. "Using Stated Preferences and Beliefs to Identify the Impact of Risk on Poor Households," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(2), pages 151-171.
  8. Marcel Fafchamps & Ruth Vargas Hill & Bart Minten, 2008. "Quality control in nonstaple food markets: evidence from India," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 38(3), pages 251-266, 05.
  9. Marcel Fafchamps & Ruth Vargas Hill, 2008. "Price Transmission and Trader Entry in Domestic Commodity Markets," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56, pages 729-766.
  10. Marcel Fafchamps & Ruth Vargas Hill, 2005. "Selling at the Farmgate or Traveling to Market," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 87(3), pages 717-734.

NEP Fields

11 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (8) 2008-03-25 2008-08-14 2010-07-17 2011-08-02 2011-08-02 2012-12-15 2013-08-16 2013-11-02. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2010-02-27
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (7) 2004-09-30 2008-03-25 2008-08-14 2010-07-17 2011-08-02 2011-08-02 2013-08-16. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2010-02-27
  5. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2010-02-27 2013-08-16
  6. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (5) 2010-07-17 2011-08-02 2011-08-02 2012-12-15 2013-08-16. Author is listed
  7. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (4) 2010-07-17 2011-08-02 2011-08-02 2012-12-15. Author is listed
  8. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2013-11-02
  9. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (1) 2013-08-16
  10. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2013-08-16

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