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First Name: Manfred
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Last Name: Zeller
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Homepage: https://entwicklungspolitik.uni-hohenheim.de/
Postal Address: Wollgrasweg 43 Universität Hohenheim Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics Chair for Rural Development Theory and Policy 70593 Stuttgart GERMANY
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Working papers

  1. Keil, Alwin & Saint-Macary, Camille & Zeller, Manfred, 2011. "Agricultural Commercialization in the Uplands of Northern Vietnam: How to Achieve Both Poverty Reduction and Environmental Sustainability Goals?," 51st Annual Conference, Halle, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 114487, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA).
  2. Breuer, Thomas & Henckes, Christian & Loos, Tim K. & Zeller, Manfred, 2011. "Nachwachsende Rohstoffe – entwicklungspolitisch einmal anders gedacht," Research in Development Economics and Policy (Discussion Paper Series) 114751, Universitaet Hohenheim, Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics.
  3. Houssou, Nazaire & Zeller, Manfred, 2010. "To Target or Not to Target? The cost efficiency of indicator-based targeting," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 61007, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  4. Houssou, Nazaire & Zeller, Manfred & Alcaraz V., Gabriela & Johannsen, Julia & Schwarze, Stefan, 2010. "How Best to Target the Poor? An operational targeting of the poor using indicator-based proxy means tests," 2010 AAAE Third Conference/AEASA 48th Conference, September 19-23, 2010, Cape Town, South Africa 95780, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE);Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA).
  5. Murendo, Conrad & Keil, Alwin & Zeller, Manfred, 2010. "Drought impacts and related risk management by smallholder farmers in developing countries: evidence from Awash River Basin, Ethiopia," Research in Development Economics and Policy (Discussion Paper Series) 114750, Universitaet Hohenheim, Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics.
  6. Demeke, Abera Birhanu & Zeller, Manfred, 2009. "Using panel data to estimate the effect of rainfall shocks on smallholders food security and vulnerability in rural Ethiopia," Research in Development Economics and Policy (Discussion Paper Series) 57994, Universitaet Hohenheim, Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics.
  7. Houssou, Nazaire & Zeller, Manfred, 2009. "Targeting the poor and smallholder farmers: empirical evidence from Malawi," Research in Development Economics and Policy (Discussion Paper Series) 57988, Universitaet Hohenheim, Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics.
  8. Saint-Macary, Camille & Keil, Alwin & Zeller, Manfred & Heidhues, Franz & Dung, Pham Thi My, 2008. "Land titling policy and soil conservation in the uplands of Northern Vietnam," Research in Development Economics and Policy (Discussion Paper Series) 92828, Universitaet Hohenheim, Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics.
  9. Seeberg-Elverfeldt, Christina & Schwarze, Stefan & Zeller, Manfred, 2008. "Could carbon payments be a solution to deforestation? Empirical evidence from Indonesia," 2008 International Congress, August 26-29, 2008, Ghent, Belgium 44182, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  10. Seeberg-Elverfeldt, Christina & Schwarze, Stefan & Zeller, Manfred, 2008. "Payments for environmental services : incentives through carbon sequestration compensation for cocoa-based agroforestry systems in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia," Research in Development Economics and Policy (Discussion Paper Series) 92827, Universitaet Hohenheim, Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics.
  11. Zeller, Manfred & Beuchelt, Tina & Fischer, Isabel & Heidhues, Franz, 2008. "Linkages between poverty and sustainable agricultural and rural development in the uplands of Southeast Asia," Research in Development Economics and Policy (Discussion Paper Series) 92831, Universitaet Hohenheim, Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics.
  12. Keil, Alwin & Saint-Macary, Camille & Zeller, Manfred, 2008. "Maize boom in the uplands of Northern Vietnam : economic importance and environmental implications," Research in Development Economics and Policy (Discussion Paper Series) 92829, Universitaet Hohenheim, Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics.
  13. Michael Ahlheim & Oliver Frör & Antonia Heinke & Alwin Keil & Nguyen Minh Duc & Pham Van Dinh & Camille Saint-Macary & Manfred Zeller, 2008. "Landslides in mountainous regions of Northern Vietnam: Causes, protection strategies and the assessment of economic losses," Diskussionspapiere aus dem Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre der Universität Hohenheim 298/2008, Department of Economics, University of Hohenheim, Germany.
  14. Zeller, Manfred & Grass, Martin, 2007. "Prospects and Challenges of Biofuels in Developing Countries," 106th Seminar, October 25-27, 2007, Montpellier, France 7945, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  15. Julia Johannsen & Manfred Zeller & Stephan Klasen, 2007. "The capability dilemma in operational poverty assessment," Ibero America Institute for Econ. Research (IAI) Discussion Papers 159, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research.
  16. Antonova, Maria & Zeller, Manfred, 2007. "A Time-Series Analysis Of The Beef Supply Response In Russia: Implications For Agricultural Sector Development Policies," 104th Seminar, September 5-8, 2007, Budapest, Hungary 7791, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  17. Houssou, Nazaire & Zeller, Manfred & Alcaraz V., Gabriela & Schwarze, Stefan & Johannsen, Julia, 2007. "Proxy Means Tests for Targeting the Poorest Households -- Applications to Uganda," 106th Seminar, October 25-27, 2007, Montpellier, France 7946, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  18. Alcaraz V., Gabriela & Zeller, Manfred, 2007. "Use of household food insecurity scales for assessing poverty in Bangladesh and Uganda," 106th Seminar, October 25-27, 2007, Montpellier, France 7939, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  19. Wollni, Meike & Zeller, Manfred, 2006. "Do Farmers Benefit from Participating in Specialty Markets and Cooperatives? The Case of Coffee Marketing in Costa Rica," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25670, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  20. Simtowe, Franklin & Zeller, Manfred, 2006. "Determinants of Moral Hazard in Microfinance: Empirical Evidence from Joint Liability Lending Programs in Malawi," MPRA Paper 461, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  21. Keil, Alwin & Zeller, Manfred & Wida, Anastasia & Sanim, Bunasor & Birner, Regina, 2006. "Determinants of Farmers' Resilience towards ENSO-Related Drought: Evidence from Central Sulawesi, Indonesia," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25592, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  22. Schwarze, Stefan & Zeller, Manfred & Nuryartono, Nunung, 2006. "Income Sources, Poverty, and Forest Encroachment: Implications for Rural Development Policies in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25764, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  23. Glenk, Klaus & Barkmann, Jan & Schwarze, Stefan & Zeller, Manfred & Marggraf, Rainer, 2006. "Differential Influence of Relative Poverty on Preferences for Ecosystem Services: Evidence from Rural Indonesia," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25681, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  24. Zeller, Manfred & Houssou, Nazaire & Alcaraz V., Gabriela & Schwarze, Stefan & Johannsen, Julia, 2006. "Developing Poverty Assessment Tools Based on Principal Component Analysis: Results from Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Uganda, and Peru," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25396, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  25. Simtowe, Franklin & Zeller, Manfred & Phiri, Alexander, 2006. "Determinants of Moral hazard in Microfinance: Empirical Evidence from Joint Liability Lending Schemes in Malawi," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25287, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  26. Birner, Regina & Maertens, Miet & Zeller, Manfred, 2006. "Need, Greed or Customary Rights - Which Factors Explain the Encroachment of Protected Areas? Empirical Evidence from a Protected Area in Sulawesi, Indonesia," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25706, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  27. Zeller, Manfred & Feulefack, Joseph & Neef, Andreas, 2006. "How Accurate is Participatory Wealth Ranking (PWR) in Targeting the Poor? A Case Study from Bangladesh," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25237, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  28. Johannsen, Julia & Zeller, Manfred, 2006. "Operational Poverty Targeting by Means of Proxy Indicators - The Example of Peru," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25492, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  29. Simtowe, Franklin & Zeller, Manfred, 2006. "The Impact of Access to Credit on the Adoption of hybrid maize in Malawi: An Empirical test of an Agricultural Household Model under credit market failure," MPRA Paper 45, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  30. Zeller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar P. & Henry, Carla & Lapenu, Cecile, 2003. "An Operational Method For Assessing The Poverty Outreach Performance Of Development Projects: Results From Four Case Studies In Africa, Asia And Latin America," 2003 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, 2003, Durban, South Africa 25907, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  31. Zeller, Manfred & Meyer, Richard L., 2002. "The triangle of microfinance," Food policy statements 40, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  32. Rashid, Shahidur & Sharma, Manohar & Zeller, Manfred, 2002. "Micro-lending for small farmers in Bangladesh," MTID discussion papers 45, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  33. Diagne, Aliou & Zeller, Manfred, 2001. "Access to credit and its impact on welfare in Malawi:," Research reports 116, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  34. Zeller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar & Ahmed, Akhter U. & Rashid, Shahidur, 2001. "Group-based financial institutions for the rural poor in Bangladesh: an institutional- and household-level analysis," Research reports 120, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  35. Zeller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar & Lapenu, Cécile & Henry, Carla, 2001. "An operational tool for evaluating poverty outreach of development policies and projects," FCND discussion papers 111, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  36. Lapenu, Cécile & Zeller, Manfred, 2001. "Distribution, growth, and performance of microfinance institutions in Africa, Asia, and Latin America," FCND discussion papers 114, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  37. Sharma, Manohar & Zeller, Manfred, 2000. "Factors affecting repayment rates in group-based lending," MP05 briefs 9, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  38. Zeller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar, 2000. "The demand for financial services by the rural poor," MP05 briefs 1, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  39. Zeller, Manfred, 2000. "Product innovation for the poor," MP05 briefs 3, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  40. Diagne, Aliou & Zeller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar, 2000. "Empirical measurements of households' access to credit and credit constraints in developing countries," FCND discussion papers 90, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  41. Sharma, Manohar & Zeller, Manfred, 2000. "Rural financial services for poverty alleviation," MP05 briefs 7, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  42. Seller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar, 2000. "Assessing the relative poverty level in clients of microfinance institutions," MP05 briefs 10, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  43. Zeller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar & Lapenu, Cécile & Henry, Carla, 2000. "Do microfinance institutions reach the poorest?," MP05 briefs 11, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  44. Sharma, Manohar & Zeller, Manfred, 2000. "Informal markets," MP05 briefs 8, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  45. Sharma, Manohar & Zeller, Manfred, 2000. "Considerations in the placement and outreach of microfinance organizations," MP05 briefs 4, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  46. Zeller, Manfred & Lapenu, Cécile & Minten, Bart & Ralison, Eliane & Randrianaivo, Désiré & Randrianarisoa, Claude, 2000. "Pathways of rural development in Madagascar," FCND briefs 82, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  47. Sharma, Manohar & Zeller, Manfred, 1999. "Placement and outreach of group-based credit organizations," FCND discussion papers 59, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  48. Zeller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar, 1998. "Rural finance and poverty alleviation," Food policy reports 8, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  49. Zeller, Manfred & Schrieder, Gertrud & von Braun, Joachim & Heidhues, Franz, 1997. "Rural finance for food security for the poor," Food policy reviews 4, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  50. Zeller, Manfred & Diagne, Aliou & Mataya, Charles, 1997. "Market access by smallholder farmers in Malawi," FCND discussion papers 35, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  51. Sharma, Manohar & Zeller, Manfred, 1996. "Repayment performance in group-based credit programs in Bangladesh," FCND discussion papers 15, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  52. Zeller, Manfred, 1996. "Determinants of repayment performance in credit groups," FCND discussion papers 13, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  53. Zeller, Manfred & Ahmed, Akhter U. & Babu, Suresh Chandra & Broca, Sumiter S. & Diagne, Aliou & Sharma, Manohar, 1996. "Rural finance policies for food security of the poor," FCND discussion papers 11, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  54. Haddad, Lawrence James & Zeller, Manfred, 1996. "How can safety nets do more with less?," FCND discussion papers 16, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  55. Zeller, Manfred, 1994. "Determinants of credit rationing," FCND discussion papers 2, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Articles

  1. Houssou, Nazaire & Zeller, Manfred, 2011. "To target or not to target? The costs, benefits, and impacts of indicator-based targeting," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 626-636, October.
  2. Abera Demeke & Alwin Keil & Manfred Zeller, 2011. "Using panel data to estimate the effect of rainfall shocks on smallholders food security and vulnerability in rural Ethiopia," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 108(1), pages 185-206, September.
  3. Beuchelt, Tina D. & Zeller, Manfred, 2011. "Profits and poverty: Certification's troubled link for Nicaragua's organic and fairtrade coffee producers," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(7), pages 1316-1324, May.
  4. Mercedes Jaffe & Manfred Zeller, 2010. "Legal regulations and agricultural production: the case of Cuba's cattle sector," Post-Communist Economies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(4), pages 531-545.
  5. Xiangping Jia & Franz Heidhues & Manfred Zeller, 2010. "Credit rationing of rural households in China," Agricultural Finance Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 70(1), pages 37-54, May.
  6. Franklin Simtowe & Manfred Zeller & Aliou Diagne, 2009. "The impact of credit constraints on the adoption of hybrid maize in Malawi," Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies - Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement, INRA Department of Economics, vol. 90(1), pages 5-22.
  7. Franklin Simtowe & Aliou Diagne & Manfred Zeller, 2008. "Who is credit constrained? evidence from rural Malawi," Agricultural Finance Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 68(2), pages 255-272, September.
  8. Meike Wollni & Manfred Zeller, 2007. "Do farmers benefit from participating in specialty markets and cooperatives? The case of coffee marketing in Costa Rica-super-1," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 37(2-3), pages 243-248, 09.
  9. Zeller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar & Henry, Carla & Lapenu, Cecile, 2006. "An operational method for assessing the poverty outreach performance of development policies and projects: Results of case studies in Africa, Asia, and Latin America," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 34(3), pages 446-464, March.
  10. Miet Maertens & Manfred Zeller & Regina Birner, 2006. "Sustainable agricultural intensification in forest frontier areas," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 34(2), pages 197-206, 03.
  11. Manfred Zeller, 2006. "A comparative review of major types of rural microfinance institutions in developing countries," Agricultural Finance Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 66(2), pages 195-213, September.
  12. Rosyadi, Slamet & Birner, Regina & Zeller, Manfred, 2005. "Creating political capital to promote devolution in the forestry sector--a case study of the forest communities in Banyumas district, Central Java, Indonesia," Forest Policy and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 213-226, February.
  13. Alene, Arega D. & Zeller, Manfred, 2005. "Technology adoption and farmer efficiency in multiple crops production in eastern Ethiopia: A comparison of parametric and non-parametric distance functions," Agricultural Economics Review, Greek Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 6(1), January.
  14. Cécile Lapenu & Manfred Zeller & Martin Greely & Renée Chao-Béroff & Koenraad Verhagen, 2004. "Performances sociales : Une raison d'être des institutions de microfinance et pourtant encore peu mesurées. Quelques pistes," Mondes en développement, De Boeck Université, vol. 126(2), pages 51-68.
  15. Mburu, John & Birner, Regina & Zeller, Manfred, 2003. "Relative importance and determinants of landowners' transaction costs in collaborative wildlife management in Kenya: an empirical analysis," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 45(1), pages 59-73, April.
  16. Mburu, John & Birner, Regina & Zeller, Manfred, 2003. "Erratum to "Relative importance and determinants of landowners' transaction costs in collaborative wildlife management in Kenya: an empirical analysis": [Ecological Economics 45 (2003) 59-73," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 45(2), pages 313-313, June.
  17. Muller, Daniel & Zeller, Manfred, 2002. "Land use dynamics in the central highlands of Vietnam: a spatial model combining village survey data with satellite imagery interpretation," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 27(3), pages 333-354, November.
  18. Zeller, Manfred & Sharma, Manohar, 2000. "Many borrow, more save, and all insure: implications for food and micro-finance policy," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 25(2), pages 143-167, April.
  19. Sharma, Manohar & Zeller, Manfred, 1999. "Placement and Outreach of Group-Based Credit Organizations: The Cases of ASA, BRAC, and PROSHIKA in Bangladesh," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(12), pages 2123-2136, December.
  20. Zeller, Manfred & Diagne, Aliou & Mataya, Charles, 1998. "Market access by smallholder farmers in Malawi: implications for technology adoption, agricultural productivity and crop income," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 19(1-2), pages 219-229, September.
  21. Zeller, Manfred, 1998. "Determinants of Repayment Performance in Credit Groups: The Role of Program Design, Intragroup Risk Pooling, and Social Cohesion," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 46(3), pages 599-620, April.
  22. Sharma, Manohar & Zeller, Manfred, 1997. "Repayment performance in group-based credit programs in Bangladesh: An empirical analysis," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(10), pages 1731-1742, October.
  23. Lawrence Haddad & Manfred Zeller, 1997. "Can social security programmes do more with less? General issues and the challenges for Southern Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(2), pages 125-153.
  24. Zeller, Manfred, 1994. "Determinants of credit rationing: A study of informal lenders and formal credit groups in Madagascar," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 22(12), pages 1895-1907, December.
  25. Zeller, Manfred & Robison, Lindon J, 1992. "Flexibility and Risk in the Firm," European Review of Agricultural Economics, Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 19(4), pages 473-84.

NEP Fields

7 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2006-10-14 2006-11-12 2011-10-15. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2006-11-12
  3. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2011-09-16
  4. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2008-11-25
  5. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2006-10-14
  6. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2011-09-16
  7. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2007-04-28
  8. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2006-11-12
  9. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (2) 2006-10-14 2006-11-12. Author is listed
  10. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (2) 2008-08-21 2008-11-25. Author is listed
  11. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2006-11-12

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