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Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia (United States)
Homepage: http://www.aaec.vt.edu/
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Phone: (540) 231-6301
Fax: (540) 231-7417
Postal: 208 Hutcheson Hall, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Handle: RePEc:edi:daavtus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Carrión, Vanessa D. & Norton, George W. & Alwang, Jeffrey & Barrera, Victor, 2013. "Adoption Analysis and Impact Evaluation of Potato IPM in Ecuador," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150164, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  2. Zeng, Di & Alwang, Jeffrey & Norton, George & Shiferaw, Bekele & Jaleta, Moti & Yirga, Chilot, 2013. "Ex-Post Impacts of Improved Maize Varieties on Poverty in Rural Ethiopia," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 149823, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  3. Zeng, Di & You, Wen & Mills, Bradford F. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Royster, Michael & Studer, Kenneth & Anson-Dwamena, Rexford, 2012. "How Much DoWe Know about Rural-Urban Health Disparities: Lessons from Four Major Diseases in Virginia," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 124964, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  4. Larochelle, Catherine & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger, 2012. "Market participation decisions and market choices: A case study of Bolivian potato farmers," 2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil 126762, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  5. Larochelle, Catherine & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger, 2012. "Schooling achievement amongst Zimbabwean children during a period of economic chaos, 2001-2007/8," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 124838, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  6. Sparger, John Adam & Heisey, Paul W. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Norton, George W., 2010. "Is the Share of Agricultural Maintenance Research Rising?," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 61302, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  7. Larochelle, Catherine & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger, 2010. "Market participation and marketing performance: A case study of Bolivian potato farmers," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 61769, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  8. Alpuerto, Vida & Norton, George W. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger, 2008. "Economic Impact Analysis of Marker-Assisted Breeding in Rice," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6421, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  9. Elias, Carlos G. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger, 2008. "Those with blue hair please step forward: An economic theory of group formation and application to Cajas Rurales in Honduras," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6527, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  10. Buck, Steven & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger, 2006. "The Role of Trust in Knowledge Acquisition: Results from Field Experiments in the Ecuadorian Amazon," 2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA 21139, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  11. Hans G.P. Jansen & Paul B. Siegel & Jeff Alwang & Francisco Pichón, 2006. "Understanding the Drivers of Sustainable Rural Growth and Poverty Reduction in Honduras," World Bank Other Operational Studies 10315, The World Bank.
  12. Alwang, Jeffrey & Jansen, Hans G.P. & Siegel, Paul B. & Pichon, Francisco, 2006. "El espacio geográfico, los activos, los medios de vida y el bienstar en las zonas rurales de CentroAmérica: evidencia emp�rica de Guatemala, Honduras y Nicaragua," DSGD discussion papers 26SP, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  13. Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Jansen, Hans G.P., 2006. "Public Investment Targeting in Rural Central America," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25777, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  14. Barrera, Victor & Norton, George W. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Mauceri, Maria, 2005. "Adoption of Integrated Pest Management Technologies: A Case Study of Potato Farmers in Carchi, Ecuador," 2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI 19400, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  15. Alwang, Jeffrey & Jansen, Hans G.P. & Siegel, Paul B. & Pichon, Francisco, 2005. "Geographic space, assets, livelihoods and well-being in rural Central America," DSGD discussion papers 26, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  16. Hans G.P. Jansen & Paul B. Siegel & Jeffrey Alwang & Francisco Pichón, 2005. "Geography, Livelihoods and Rural Poverty in Honduras: An Empirical Analysis using an Asset-base Approach," Ibero America Institute for Econ. Research (IAI) Discussion Papers 134, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research.
  17. Siegel, Paul B. & Alwang, Jeff, 2004. "Export commodity production and broad-based rural development: coffee and cocoa in the Dominican Republic," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3306, The World Bank.
  18. Moyo, Sibusiso & Norton, George W. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger, 2004. "The Economic Impact Of Peanut Research On Poverty Reduction: Resistance Strategies To Control Peanut Viruses In Uganda," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 20143, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  19. Akobundu, Eberechukwu & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Essel, Albert E. & Norton, George W. & Tegene, Abebayehu, 2003. "Does Extension Work? Impacts Of A Program To Assist Limited-Resource Farmers In Virginia," 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada 22091, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  20. Ersado, Lire & Amacher, Gregory & Alwang, Jeffrey, 2003. "Productivity and land enhancing technologies in Northern Ethiopia: health, public investments, and sequential adoption," EPTD discussion papers 102, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  21. Alwang, Jeffrey & Puhazhendhi, V., 2002. "The impact of the International Food Policy Research Institute's research program on rural finance policies for food security for the poor," Impact assessments 16, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  22. Siegel, Paul B. & Alwang, Jeffrey & Canagarajah, Sudharshan, 2001. "Viewing microinsurance as a social risk management instrument," Social Protection Discussion Papers 23305, The World Bank.
  23. Alwang, Jeffrey & Siegel, Paul B. & Jorgensen, Steen L., 2001. "Vulnerability : a view from different disciplines," Social Protection Discussion Papers 23304, The World Bank.
  24. Purcell, Wayne D. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger, 2000. "Taxation: No Simple Answers," Policy Papers 14820, Virginia Tech, Rural Economic Analysis Program (REAP).
  25. Mills, Bradford F. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Hazarika, Gautam, 2000. "The Impact Of Welfare Reform Across Metropolitan And Non-Metropolitan Areas: A Non-Parametric Analysis," 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL 21760, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  26. Siegel, Paul B. & Alwang, Jeffrey, 1999. "An asset-based approach to social risk management : a conceptual framework," Social Protection Discussion Papers 21324, The World Bank.
  27. Cox, Anna M. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Johnson, Thomas G., 1998. "Community Preferences For Types Of Businesses: A Case Study Of Three Counties," Report Papers 14856, Virginia Tech, Rural Economic Analysis Program (REAP).
  28. Trupo, Paul & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Lamie, R. David, 1998. "The Economic Impact Of Migrant, Seasonal, And H-2a Farmworkers On The Virginia Economy," Report Papers 14836, Virginia Tech, Rural Economic Analysis Program (REAP).
  29. Norton, George W. & Alwang, Jeffrey, 1998. "Policy for plenty: measuring the benefits of policy-oriented social science research," Impact assessments 6, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  30. McDowell, George R. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Chandler, R. Michael, 1997. "Rural Virginia: Providing For The Future Through Changing Policy," Report Papers 14829, Virginia Tech, Rural Economic Analysis Program (REAP).
  31. Ali, Ridwan & Alwang, Jeffrey & Siegel, Paul B., 1991. "Is export diversification the best way to achieve export growth and stability? A look at three African countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 729, The World Bank.

Articles

  1. Harris, `Leah M. & Norton, George W. & Karim, A.N.M. Rezaul & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Taylor, Daniel B., 2013. "Bridging the Information Gap with Cost-Effective Dissemination Strategies: The Case of Integrated Pest Management in Bangladesh," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 45(04), November.
  2. Sparger, John Adam & Norton, George W. & Heisey, Paul W. & Alwang, Jeffrey, 2013. "Is the share of agricultural maintenance research rising in the United States?," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(C), pages 126-135.
  3. Catherine Larochelle & Jeffrey Alwang, 2013. "The Role of Risk Mitigation in Production Efficiency: A Case Study of Potato Cultivation in the Bolivian Andes," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 64(2), pages 363-381, 06.
  4. Jeffrey Alwang, 2013. "Food and Agriculture in Ethiopia: Progress and Policy Challenges," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 95(5), pages 1366-1368.
  5. Nadezda R. Amaya Urquieta & Jeffrey Alwang, 2012. "Women rule: potato markets, cellular phones and access to information in the Bolivian highlands," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 43(4), pages 405-415, 07.
  6. Copenhaver, Brad & Elmer, Mary & Gaffney, Robert & Shaw, Caitlin & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger, 2012. "The Twin-Transfer Squeeze on Rural Households and Governments in Virginia," Choices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 27(3).
  7. Steven Buck & Jeffrey Alwang, 2011. "Agricultural extension, trust, and learning: results from economic experiments in Ecuador," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 42(6), pages 685-699, November.
  8. Rudi, Nderim & Norton, George W. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Asumugha, Godwin N., 2010. "Economic impact analysis of marker-assisted breeding for resistance to pests and post harvest deterioration in cassava," Journal of Cooperatives, NCERA-210, vol. 4(2), June.
  9. Vida-Lina Esperanza B. Alpuerto & George W. Norton & Jeffrey Alwang & Abdelbagi M. Ismail, 2009. "Economic Impact Analysis of Marker-Assisted Breeding for Tolerance to Salinity and Phosphorous Deficiency in Rice," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 31(4), pages 779-792, December.
  10. Jeffrey Alwang & Estanislao Gacit�a Marió, 2008. "Poverty and Social Impact in the Agricultural Sector: Lessons from Experience," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 26(2), pages 189-210, 03.
  11. Jacob Ricker-Gilbert & George W. Norton & Jeffrey Alwang & Monayem Miah & Gershon Feder, 2008. "Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Integrated Pest Management Extension Methods: An Example from Bangladesh," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 30(2), pages 252-269.
  12. Mauceri, Maria & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Norton, George W. & Barrera, Victor, 2007. "Effectiveness of Integrated Pest Management Dissemination Techniques: A Case Study of Potato Farmers in Carchi, Ecuador," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 39(03), December.
  13. Jeffrey Alwang, 2004. "Poverty, Policy, and Space: Discussion," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 86(5), pages 1297-1298.
  14. Gregory Amacher & Jeffrey Alwang, 2004. "Productivity and Land Enhancing Technologies in Northern Ethiopia: Health, Public Investments, and Sequential Adoption," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 86(2), pages 321-331.
  15. Ebere Akobundu & Jeffrey Alwang & Albert Essel & George W. Norton & Abebayehu Tegene, 2004. "Does Extension Work? Impacts of a Program to Assist Limited-Resource Farmers in Virginia," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 26(3), pages 361-372.
  16. Ersado, Lire & Alderman, Harold & Alwang, Jeffrey, 2003. "Changes in Consumption and Saving Behavior before and after Economic Shocks: Evidence from Zimbabwe," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 52(1), pages 187-215, October.
  17. Hazarika, Gautam & Alwang, Jeffrey, 2003. "Access to credit, plot size and cost inefficiency among smallholder tobacco cultivators in Malawi," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 29(1), pages 99-109, July.
  18. Alwang, Jeffrey & Siegel, Paul B., 2003. "Measuring the impacts of agricultural research on poverty reduction," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 29(1), pages 1-14, July.
  19. Alwang, Jeffrey, 2002. "Readings in Development Economics: Volumes I and II: Pranab Bardhan, Christopher Udry, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2000, Vol. I, 366 pp., US$ 29.95, Softcover, ISBN: 0-262-52282-9; Vol. II, 437 pp., US$," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 27(2), pages 183-185, August.
  20. Jeffrey Alwang & Bradford F. Mills & Nelson Taruvinga, 2002. "Changes in Well-being in Zimbabwe, 1990-6: Evidence Using Semi-parametric Density Estimates," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 11(3), pages 326-364, September.
  21. Jeffrey Alwang & Lire Ersado & Nelson Taruvinga, 2001. "Changes in poverty in Zimbabwe between 1990 and 1996: Worsening outcomes under adverse conditions," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(5), pages 553-579.
  22. Mills, Bradford F & Alwang, Jeffrey R & Hazarika, Gautam, 2001. "Welfare Reform and the Well-Being of Single Female-Headed Families: A Semi-parametric Analysis," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 47(1), pages 81-104, March.
  23. Alwang, Jeffrey & Siegel, P. B., 1999. "Labor Shortages on Small Landholdings in Malawi: Implications for Policy Reforms," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(8), pages 1461-1475, August.
  24. George W. Norton & Jeffrey Alwang, 1997. "Measuring the Benefits of Policy Research," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 79(5), pages 1534-1538.
  25. Jeffrey Alwang, 1996. "Ruttan, Vernon W. United States Development Assistance Policy: The Domestic Politics of Foreign Economic Aid. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996, 657 pp., $65.00," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 78(3), pages 842-844.
  26. Alwang, Jeffrey & Siegel, Paul B. & Jorgensen, Steen L., 1996. "Seeking guidelines for poverty reduction in rural Zambia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 24(11), pages 1711-1723, November.
  27. Jeff Alwang & Jaime Ortiz & George Norton, 1995. "Interacciones entre Políticas de Precios y Gastos en Investigación Agropecuaria," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 32(96), pages 199-216.
  28. McGuirk, Anya M. & Driscoll, Paul J. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Huang, Huilin, 1995. "System Misspecification Testing And Structural Change In The Demand For Meats," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 20(01), July.
  29. Driscoll Paul & Dietz Brian & Alwang Jeffrey, 1994. "Welfare Analysis When Budget Constraints Are Nonlinear: The Case of Flood Hazard Reduction," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 26(2), pages 181-199, March.
  30. Carcamo, Julio A. & Alwang, Jeffrey & Norton, George W., 1994. "On-site economic evaluation of soil conservation practices in Honduras," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 11(2-3), pages 257-269, December.
  31. Hwang, Sang Won & Alwang, Jeffrey & Norton, George W., 1994. "Soil conservation practices and farm income in the Dominican Republic," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 46(1), pages 59-77.
  32. Jeffrey Alwang & Judith I. Stallmann, 1994. "The interactions between health benefits and farm wages in Virginia," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 10(3), pages 229-240.
  33. Sills, Erin O. & Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Driscoll, Paul J., 1994. "Migrant Farm Workers On Virginia'S Eastern Shore: An Analysis Of Economic Impacts," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 26(01), July.
  34. Alwang, Jeffrey Roger & Stallmann, Judith I., 1992. "Supply And Demand For Married Female Labor: Rural And Urban Differences In The Southern United States," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 24(02), December.

Books

  1. Jeffrey Alwang & Bradford F. Mills & Nelson Taruvinga, 2002. "Why Has Poverty Increased in Zimbabwe?," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 14060, January.

NEP Fields

11 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2013-06-24
  2. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (4) 2004-06-02 2004-10-21 2012-07-23 2013-06-24. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2008-11-18
  4. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2008-11-18
  5. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2004-05-09 2006-03-25 2008-11-18. Author is listed
  6. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2012-06-25
  7. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2012-06-25
  8. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2012-06-25
  9. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (1) 2006-03-25
  10. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2008-11-18
  11. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2008-11-18
  12. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2008-11-18

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