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First Name: William
Middle Name: Alan
Last Name: Masters
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RePEc Short-ID: pma113

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Homepage: http://sites.tufts.edu/willmasters
Postal Address: Friedman School of Nutrition 150 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617.636.3751

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Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Tufts University
Location: Medford, Massachusetts (United States)
Homepage: http://nutrition.tufts.edu/
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  1. Economic Growth and Change of African Countries

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Working papers

  1. Mesbah J. Motamed & Raymond J.G.M. Florax & William A. Masters, 2014. "Agriculture, Transportation and the Timing of Urbanization: Global Analysis at the Grid Cell Level," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 14-002/VIII, Tinbergen Institute.
  2. Margaret S. McMillan & William A. Masters & Harounan Kazianga, 2013. "Disease Control, Demographic Change and Institutional Development in Africa," Economics Working Paper Series 1302, Oklahoma State University, Department of Economics and Legal Studies in Business.
  3. Motamed, Mesbah J. & Florax, Raymond J.G.M. & Masters, William A., 2012. "Borders and Barriers: Spatial Analysis of Agricultural Output Spillovers at the Grid Cell Level," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 124790, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  4. Roman M. Sheremeta & William A. Masters & Timothy N. Cason, 2012. "Winner-Take-All and Proportional-Prize Contests: Theory and Experimental Results," Working Papers 12-04, Chapman University, Economic Science Institute.
  5. William A. Masters & John Kuwornu & Daniel Sarpong, 2011. "Improving child nutrition through quality certification of infant foods: scoping study from a randomized trial in Ghana," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 36372, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  6. William A. Masters & John Kuwornu & Daniel Sarpong, 2011. "Improving child nutrition through quality certification of infant foods: policy implications of a scoping study in Ghana," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 36361, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  7. Margaret S. McMillan & William A. Masters & Harounan Kazianga, 2011. "Rural Demography, Public Services and Land Rights in Africa: A Village-Level Analysis in Burkina Faso," NBER Working Papers 17718, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Timothy N. Cason & William A. Masters & Roman M. Sheremeta, 2010. "Entry into Winner-Take-All and Proportional-Prize Contests: An Experimental Study," Working Papers 10-10, Chapman University, Economic Science Institute.
  9. Block, Steven A. & Masters, William A. & Bhagowalia, Priya, 2010. "Child Undernutrition, Household Poverty and National Income in Developing Countries: Quantile Regression Results," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 61323, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  10. Kym Anderson & William A. Masters & Marianne Kurzweil & Ernesto Valenzuela, 2009. "How Far Has Africa Come in Reducing its Anti-agricultural Policy Bias?," School of Economics Working Papers 2009-07, University of Adelaide, School of Economics.
  11. Masters, William A. & Garcia, Andres F., 2009. "Agricultural Price Distortion and Stabilization: Stylized facts and Hypothesis Tests," Agricultural Distortions Working Paper 50301, World Bank.
  12. Rios, Ana R. & Shively, Gerald E. & Masters, William A., 2009. "Agricultural Prices and Income Distribution among Farmers: A Whole-Household, Multi-Country, Multi-Year Analysis," 2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 49314, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  13. Motamed, Mesbah J. & Florax, Raymond J.G.M. & Masters, William J., 2009. "Geography and Economic Transition: Global Spatial Analysis at the Grid Cell Level," 2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 49589, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  14. Priya Bhagowalia & Susan E. Chen & William A. Masters, 2009. "Effects And Determinants Of Mild Underweight Among Preschool Children Across Countries And Over Time," Working Papers 09-13, Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics.
  15. Rios, Ana R. & Shively, Gerald E. & Masters, William A., 2009. "Farm Productivity and Household Market Participation: Evidence from LSMS Data," 2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China 51031, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  16. Priya Bhagowalia & Susan E. Chen & William A. Masters, 2008. "The Distribution Of Child Nutritional Status Across Countries And Over Time," Working Papers 08-04, Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics.
  17. Anderson, Kym & Masters, William A., 2008. "Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Sub-Saharan and North Africa," Agricultural Distortions Working Paper 48572, World Bank.
  18. Masters, William A. & Delbecq, Benoit, 2008. "Accelerating innovation with prize rewards: History and typology of technology prizes and a new contest design for innovation in African agriculture," IFPRI discussion papers 835, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  19. Rios, Ana R. & Masters, William A. & Shively, Gerald E., 2008. "Linkages between Market Participation and Productivity: Results from a Multi-Country Farm Household Sample," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6145, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  20. Anderson, Kym & Masters, William A., 2007. "Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Africa," Agricultural Distortions Working Paper 48554, World Bank.
  21. Bamou, Ernest & Masters, William A., 2007. "Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Cameroon," Agricultural Distortions Working Paper 48518, World Bank.
  22. Masters, William A., 2007. "Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Senegal," Agricultural Distortions Working Paper 48517, World Bank.
  23. Guyslain K. Ngeleza & Raymond J.G.M. Florax & William A. Masters, 2006. "Geographic And Institutional Determinants Of Real Income:A Spatio-Temporal Simultaneous Equation Approach," Working Papers 06-15, Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics.
  24. Macartan Humphreys & William Masters & Martin Sandbu, 2006. "The role of leadership in democratic deliberations: Results from a field experiment in sao tome and principe," Natural Field Experiments 00303, The Field Experiments Website.
  25. Balagtas, Joseph Valdes & Masters, William J. & Zimmer, Timothy, 2005. "Cartel Pricing with Entry: the Experience of the Far West Marketing Order for Spearmint," 2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI 19328, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  26. Richard Yao & Gerald Shively & William Masters, 2005. "How Successful Are Government Interventions In Food Markets? Insights From The Philippine Rice Market," Working Papers 05-06, Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics.
  27. Masters, William J., 2003. "Research Prizes: A Mechanism To Reward Innovation In African Agriculture," 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada 22162, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  28. William Masters & Diakalia Sanogo, 2002. "Welfare gains from quality certification of infant foods: Results from a market experiment in mali," Framed Field Experiments 00191, The Field Experiments Website.
  29. Sanogo, Diakalia & Masters, William A., 2002. "The Value Of Quality Certification For Infant Foods: Results From A Market Experiment In Mali," 2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA 19601, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  30. Kazianga, Harounan & Masters, William A., 2002. "Property Rights, Production Technology And Deforestation: Cocoa In West Africa," 2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA 19871, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  31. Kazianga, Harounan & Masters, William A., 2001. "Investing In Soils: Field Bunds And Microcatchments In Burkina Faso," 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL 20483, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  32. McMillan, Margaret S. & Masters, William A., 2000. "An African Growth Trap: Production Technology And The Time-Consistency Of Agricultural Taxation, R&D And Investment," Miscellaneous Papers 11839, Agecon Search.
  33. William A. Masters & Margaret S. McMillan, 2000. "Climate and Scale In Economic Growth," CID Working Papers 48, Center for International Development at Harvard University.
  34. Margaret S. McMillan & William A. Masters, 2000. "Africa's Growth Trap: A Political-Economy Model of Taxation, R&D and Investment," CID Working Papers 50, Center for International Development at Harvard University.
  35. Willian A Masters and Margaret S McMillan, 2000. "Africa’s growth trap: a political-economy model of taxation, R&D and investment," Economics Series Working Papers WPS/2000-14, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  36. William A. Masters & Margaret S. McMillan, 1999. "Ethnolinguistic Diversity, Government Expenditures and Economic Growth Across Countries," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 9902, Department of Economics, Tufts University.
  37. Masters, W.A. & Davies, R. & Hertel, T.W., 1999. "Europe, South Africa, and Southern Africa: Regional Integration in a Global Context," Equity and Growth through Economic Research 30, EAGER Publication/BHM.
  38. William A. Masters & Margaret S. McMillan, 1999. "A Political Economy Model of Agricultural Taxation, R&D, and Growth in Africa," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 9903, Department of Economics, Tufts University.
  39. Martinez, Elmer & Shively, Gerald E. & Masters, William J., 1998. "Testing The Link Between Public Intervention And Food Price Variability: Evidence From Rice Markets In The Philippines," 1998 Annual meeting, August 2-5, Salt Lake City, UT 20883, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  40. Anandajayasekeram, Ponniah & Masters, William A. & Oehmke, James F., 1997. "Impact Assessment of African Agricultural Technology Development and Transfer: Synthesis of Findings and Lessons Learned," Food Security International Development Policy Syntheses 11372, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  41. Dalton, Timothy J. & Masters, William A., 1997. "Soil Degradation, Technical Change And Government Policies In Southern Mali," 1997 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Toronto, Canada 21033, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  42. Masters, William A., 1993. "Measuring Protection In Agriculture: The Producer Subsidy Equivalent Revisited," Working Papers 51114, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium.

Articles

  1. Chibwana, Christopher & Shively, Gerald & Fisher, Monica & Jumbe, Charles & Masters, William, 2014. "Measuring the impacts of Malawi’s farm input subsidy programme," African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, African Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 9(2), April.
  2. Steven A. Block & William A. Masters & Priya Bhagowalia, 2012. "Does Child Undernutrition Persist Despite Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries? Quantile Regression Results," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(12), pages 1699-1715, December.
  3. NGELEZA, Guyslain K. & FLORAX, Raymond J.G.M. & MASTERS, William A, 2011. "Spatial Inequality: Overcoming Neighborhood Effects In Africa," Applied Econometrics and International Development, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 11(2).
  4. Bhagowalia, Priya & Chen, Susan E. & Masters, William A., 2011. "Effects and determinants of mild underweight among preschool children across countries and over time," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 9(1), pages 66-77, January.
  5. Cason, Timothy N. & Masters, William A. & Sheremeta, Roman M., 2010. "Entry into winner-take-all and proportional-prize contests: An experimental study," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 94(9-10), pages 604-611, October.
  6. William A. Masters, 2009. "Collier, Paul The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 91(4), pages 1157-1159.
  7. William A. Masters & Gerald E. Shively, 2008. "Introduction to the special issue on the world food crisis," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 39(s1), pages 373-374, November.
  8. William Masters, 2006. "Libéraliser l'agriculture mondiale? Théories, modèles et réalités," European Review of Agricultural Economics, Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 33(3), pages 441-443, September.
  9. Michael E. Johnson & William A. Masters & Paul V. Preckel, 2006. "Diffusion and spillover of new technology: a heterogeneous-agent model for cassava in West Africa," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 35(2), pages 119-129, 09.
  10. Harounan Kazianga & William A. Masters, 2006. "Property rights, production technology, and deforestation: cocoa in Cameroon," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 35(1), pages 19-26, 07.
  11. Michael Johnson & William Masters, 2004. "Complementarity and sequencing of innovations: new varieties and mechanized processing for cassava in West Africa," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(1), pages 19-31.
  12. Margaret S. McMillan & William A. Masters, 2003. "An African Growth Trap: Production Technology and the Time-Consistency of Agricultural Taxation, R&D and Investment," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 7(2), pages 179-191, 05.
  13. Sanogo, Diakalia & Masters, William A., 2002. "A market-based approach to child nutrition: mothers' demand for quality certification of infant foods in Bamako, Mali," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 251-268, June.
  14. William A. Masters & Diakalia Sanogo, 2002. "Welfare Gains from Quality Certification of Infant Foods: Results from a Market Experiment in Mali," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 84(4), pages 974-989.
  15. Kazianga, Harounan & Masters, William A., 2002. "Investing in soils: field bunds and microcatchments in Burkina Faso," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(03), pages 571-591, July.
  16. Masters, William A & McMillan, Margaret S, 2001. " Climate and Scale in Economic Growth," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 6(3), pages 167-86, September.
  17. Fisher, Monica G. & Masters, William A. & Sidibe, Mamadou, 2000. "Technical change in Senegal's irrigated rice sector: impact assessment under uncertainty," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 24(2), pages 179-197, January.
  18. Margaret S. McMillan & William A. Masters, 2000. "Understanding the Political Economy of Agriculture in the Tropics," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 82(3), pages 738-742.
  19. Masters, William A. & Bedingar, Touba & Oehmke, James F., 1998. "The impact of agricultural research in Africa: aggregate and case study evidence," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 19(1-2), pages 81-86, September.
  20. Masters, William A. & Ianchovichina, Elena, 1998. "Measuring exchange rate misalignment: Inflation differentials and domestic relative prices," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 26(3), pages 465-477, March.
  21. Dalton, Timothy J. & A. Masters, William, 1998. "Pasture taxes and agricultural intensification in southern Mali," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 19(1-2), pages 27-32, September.
  22. Hertel, Thomas W & Masters, William A & Elbehri, Aziz, 1998. "The Uruguay Round and Africa: A Global, General Equilibrium Analysis," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 7(2), pages 208-36, July.
  23. William A. Masters & Paul V. Preckel, 1997. "A Spatial Analysis of Maize Marketing Policy Reforms in Zambia," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 79(2), pages 514-523.
  24. Dalton, Timothy J. & Masters, William A. & Foster, Kenneth A., 1997. "Production costs and input substitution in Zimbabwe's smallholder agriculture," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 17(2-3), pages 201-209, December.
  25. Ahmed, Mohamed M. & Masters, William A. & Sanders, John H., 1995. "Returns from research in economies with policy distortions: hybrid sorghum in Sudan," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 12(2), pages 183-192, August.
  26. Masters, William A. & Nuppenau, Ernst-August, 1993. "Panterritorial versus regional pricing for maize in Zimbabwe," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 21(10), pages 1647-1658, October.
  27. Masters, William A. & Pearson, Scott R., 1993. "Front Matter and "The Scope and Sequence of Maize Market Reform in Zimbabwe"," Food Research Institute Studies, Stanford University, Food Research Institute, issue 03.

Books

  1. Kym Anderson & William A. Masters, 2009. "Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Africa," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 2607, July.

Editor

  1. Agricultural Economics, Blackwell.
  2. Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

NEP Fields

21 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (10) 2000-01-24 2006-10-28 2008-11-18 2009-01-10 2009-05-16 2009-07-03 2012-01-10 2012-05-02 2013-07-20 2013-08-31. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2012-04-10
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (7) 2000-01-24 2001-02-27 2001-02-27 2012-01-10 2012-05-02 2013-07-20 2013-08-31. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (3) 2008-11-18 2009-01-10 2012-06-25
  5. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2001-02-27
  6. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2001-02-27
  7. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (3) 2010-06-11 2010-09-03 2012-04-10
  8. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (2) 2007-01-14 2009-05-16
  9. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (2) 2010-09-03 2012-04-10
  10. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (3) 2008-05-17 2013-07-20 2013-08-31
  11. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2013-07-20
  12. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2012-04-10
  13. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2009-01-10
  14. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2009-01-10
  15. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2000-01-24
  16. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2000-01-24 2009-07-03
  17. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2006-10-28
  18. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2012-04-10
  19. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2007-01-14 2009-05-16

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