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Sydney Gourlay

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Working papers

  1. Lobell,David B. & Azzari,George & Marshall,Burke & Gourlay,Sydney & Jin,Zhenong & Kilic,Talip & Murray,Siobhan, 2018. "Eyes in the sky, boots on the ground : assessing satellite- and ground-based approaches to crop yield measurement and analysis in Uganda," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8374, The World Bank.
  2. Gourlay,Sydney & Kilic,Talip & Lobell,David & Gourlay,Sydney & Kilic,Talip & Lobell,David, 2017. "Could the debate be over ? errors in farmer-reported production and their implications for the inverse scale-productivity relationship in Uganda," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8192, The World Bank.
  3. Gourlay,Sydney & Aynekulu,Ermias & Shepherd,Keith & Carletto,Calogero & Gourlay,Sydney & Aynekulu,Ermias & Shepherd,Keith & Carletto,Calogero, 2017. "Collecting the dirt on soils : advancements in plot-level soil testing and implications for agricultural statistics," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8057, The World Bank.
  4. Carletto,Calogero & Gourlay,Sydney & Murray,Siobhan & Zezza,Alberto & Carletto,Calogero & Gourlay,Sydney & Murray,Siobhan & Zezza,Alberto, 2016. "Cheaper, faster, and more than good enough : is GPS the new gold standard in land area measurement ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7759, The World Bank.
  5. Dillon,Andrew S. & Gourlay,Sydney & Mcgee,Kevin Robert & Oseni,Gbemisola O. & Dillon,Andrew S. & Gourlay,Sydney & Mcgee,Kevin Robert & Oseni,Gbemisola O., 2016. "Land measurement bias and its empirical implications : evidence from a validation exercise," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7597, The World Bank.
  6. Carletto, Calogero & Gourlay, Sydney & Murray, Siobhan & Zezza, Alberto, 2015. "Welcome to Fantasyland: Comparing Approaches To Land Area Measurement In Household Surveys," 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy 211849, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  7. Carletto,Calogero & Gourlay,Sydney & Winters,Paul Conal & Carletto,Calogero & Gourlay,Sydney & Winters,Paul Conal, 2013. "From guesstimates to GPStimates : land area measurement and implications for agricultural analysis," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6550, The World Bank.
  8. Sydney Gourlay & Kara M. Reynolds, 2011. "Political Economy of Antidumping Reviews: The Impact of Discretion at the International Trade Administration," Working Papers 2012-15, American University, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Calogero Carletto & Sydney Gourlay & Paul Winters, 2015. "Editor's choice From Guesstimates to GPStimates: Land Area Measurement and Implications for Agricultural Analysis," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(5), pages 593-628.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Gourlay,Sydney & Kilic,Talip & Lobell,David & Gourlay,Sydney & Kilic,Talip & Lobell,David, 2017. "Could the debate be over ? errors in farmer-reported production and their implications for the inverse scale-productivity relationship in Uganda," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8192, The World Bank.

    Cited by:

    1. Abay, Kibrom A. & Abate, Gashaw & Barrett, Christopher B. & Bernard, Tanguy, 2018. "Correlated Non-Classical Measurement Errors, ‘Second Best’ Policy Inference and the Inverse Size-Productivity Relationship in Agriculture," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274248, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    2. Fernando Aragon, Diego Restuccia, Juan Pablo Rud & Diego Restuccia & Juan Pablo Rud, 2019. "Are small farms really more productive than large farms?," Discussion Papers dp19-05, Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University.
    3. Wineman, A. & Jayne, T., 2018. "Factor Market Activity and the Inverse Farm Size-Productivity Relationship in Tanzania," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277030, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    4. Douglas Gollin & Christopher Udry, 2019. "Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture," CSAE Working Paper Series 2019-01, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    5. Desiere, Sam & Jolliffe, Dean, 2018. "Land productivity and plot size: Is measurement error driving the inverse relationship?," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 84-98.
    6. Basile Boulay, 2018. "Revisiting the old debate: on the relationship between size and productivity in Tanzania," Discussion Papers 2018-02, University of Nottingham, CREDIT.
    7. Steven Helfand & Matthew Taylor, 2018. "The Inverse Relationship between Farm Size and Productivity: Refocusing the Debate," Working Papers 201811, University of California at Riverside, Department of Economics.
    8. Bevis, Leah EM. & Barrett, Christopher B., 2020. "Close to the edge: High productivity at plot peripheries and the inverse size-productivity relationship," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 143(C).
    9. Rada, Nicholas E. & Fuglie, Keith O., 2019. "New perspectives on farm size and productivity," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 84(C), pages 147-152.
    10. Robertson R.B. Khataza & Atakelty Hailu & Graeme J. Doole & Marit E. Kragt & Arega D. Alene, 2019. "Examining the relationship between farm size and productive efficiency: a Bayesian directional distance function approach," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 50(2), pages 237-246, March.
    11. Casey C. Maue & Marshall Burke & Kyle J. Emerick, 2020. "Productivity Dispersion and Persistence Among the World's Most Numerous Firms," NBER Working Papers 26924, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    12. Senne Vandevelde & Bjorn Van Campenhout & Wilberforce Walukano, 2018. "Spoiler alert! Spillovers in the context of a video intervention to maintain seed quality among Ugandan potato farmers," LICOS Discussion Papers 40718, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven.

  2. Gourlay,Sydney & Aynekulu,Ermias & Shepherd,Keith & Carletto,Calogero & Gourlay,Sydney & Aynekulu,Ermias & Shepherd,Keith & Carletto,Calogero, 2017. "Collecting the dirt on soils : advancements in plot-level soil testing and implications for agricultural statistics," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8057, The World Bank.

    Cited by:

    1. Barad, Richard & Fletcher, Erin K. & Hillbruner, Chris, 2020. "Leveraging existing household survey data to map livelihoods in Nigeria," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 126(C).

  3. Carletto,Calogero & Gourlay,Sydney & Murray,Siobhan & Zezza,Alberto & Carletto,Calogero & Gourlay,Sydney & Murray,Siobhan & Zezza,Alberto, 2016. "Cheaper, faster, and more than good enough : is GPS the new gold standard in land area measurement ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7759, The World Bank.

    Cited by:

    1. Abay, Kibrom A. & Abate, Gashaw & Barrett, Christopher B. & Bernard, Tanguy, 2018. "Correlated Non-Classical Measurement Errors, ‘Second Best’ Policy Inference and the Inverse Size-Productivity Relationship in Agriculture," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274248, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    2. Mertens, Kewan & Vranken, Liesbet, 2018. "Investing in land to change your risk exposure? Land transactions and inequality in a landslide prone region," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 110(C), pages 437-452.
    3. Kilic, T. & Djima, I. Yacoubou & Carletto, C., 2018. "Mission Impossible? Exploring the Promise of Multiple Imputation for Predicting Missing GPS-Based Land Area Measures in Household Surveys," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277734, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    4. Bevis, Leah EM. & Barrett, Christopher B., 2020. "Close to the edge: High productivity at plot peripheries and the inverse size-productivity relationship," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 143(C).
    5. Cheryl R. Doss, 2018. "Women and agricultural productivity: Reframing the Issues," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 36(1), pages 35-50, January.
    6. Mertens, K. & Vranken, L., 2018. "Investing in land to change your risk exposure? Land transactions in a landslide prone region," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277235, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

  4. Dillon,Andrew S. & Gourlay,Sydney & Mcgee,Kevin Robert & Oseni,Gbemisola O. & Dillon,Andrew S. & Gourlay,Sydney & Mcgee,Kevin Robert & Oseni,Gbemisola O., 2016. "Land measurement bias and its empirical implications : evidence from a validation exercise," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7597, The World Bank.

    Cited by:

    1. Wollburg,Philip Randolph & Tiberti,Marco & Zezza,Alberto, 2020. "Recall Length and Measurement Error in Agricultural Surveys," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9128, The World Bank.
    2. Steven Helfand & Matthew Taylor, 2018. "The Inverse Relationship between Farm Size and Productivity: Refocusing the Debate," Working Papers 201811, University of California at Riverside, Department of Economics.
    3. Morgan, Stephen N. & Mason, Nicole M. & Levine, N. Kendra & Zulu-Mbata, Olipa, 2019. "Dis-incentivizing sustainable intensification? The case of Zambia’s maize-fertilizer subsidy program," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 122(C), pages 54-69.

  5. Carletto, Calogero & Gourlay, Sydney & Murray, Siobhan & Zezza, Alberto, 2015. "Welcome to Fantasyland: Comparing Approaches To Land Area Measurement In Household Surveys," 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy 211849, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

    Cited by:

    1. GOUNDAN, Anatole & MAGNE DOMGHO, Léa Vicky, 2016. "Land Area Measurement bias: Evidence from West African countries," MPRA Paper 75476, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  6. Carletto,Calogero & Gourlay,Sydney & Winters,Paul Conal & Carletto,Calogero & Gourlay,Sydney & Winters,Paul Conal, 2013. "From guesstimates to GPStimates : land area measurement and implications for agricultural analysis," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6550, The World Bank.

    Cited by:

    1. Bachewe, Fantu Nisrane & Berhane, Guush & Minten, Bart & Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum, 2015. "Agricultural growth in Ethiopia (2004-2014): Evidence and drivers," ESSP working papers 81, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    2. Luo, Yufeng & Chen, Feifei & Qiu, Huanguang, 2018. "Plot size and maize production efficiency in China: agricultural involution and mechanization," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274364, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    3. Bachewe, Fantu N. & Berhane, Guush & Minten, Bart & Taffesse, Alemayehu S., 2018. "Agricultural Transformation in Africa? Assessing the Evidence in Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 105(C), pages 286-298.
    4. Muganga Kizito, Andrew & Kato, Edward, 2018. "Does linking farmers to markets work? Evidence from the World Food Programme’s Purchase for Progress satellite collection points initiative in Uganda," African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, African Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 13(2), June.
    5. Gelli, Aulo & Hawkes, Corinna & Donovan, Jason & Harris, Jody & Allen, Summer L. & de Brauw, Alan & Henson, Spencer & Johnson, Nancy L. & Garrett, James & Ryckembusch, David, 2015. "Value chains and nutrition: A framework to support the identification, design, and evaluation of interventions:," IFPRI discussion papers 1413, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    6. Beddow, Jason M. & Hurley, Terrance M. & Pardey, Philip G. & Alston, Julian M., 2015. "Rethinking yield gaps," Staff Papers 201093, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.

  7. Sydney Gourlay & Kara M. Reynolds, 2011. "Political Economy of Antidumping Reviews: The Impact of Discretion at the International Trade Administration," Working Papers 2012-15, American University, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Andreea Corina Nita & Maurizio Zanardi, 2013. "The First Review of EU Antidumping Reviews," Working Papers ECARES ECARES 2013-02, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
    2. Bown, Chad P. & Erbahar, Aksel & Zanardi, Maurizio, 2020. "Global Value Chains and the Removal of Trade Protection," CEPR Discussion Papers 14451, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    3. Chrysostomos Tabakis & Maurizio Zanardi, 2017. "Antidumping Echoing," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 55(2), pages 655-681, April.
    4. Gabriel Felbermayr & Alexander-Nikolai Sandkamp & Gabriel J. Felbermayr, 2018. "The Trade Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties: Firm-Level Evidence from China," CESifo Working Paper Series 7208, CESifo.
    5. Andreea C. Nita & Maurizio Zanardi, 2013. "The First Review of European Union Antidumping Reviews," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 36(12), pages 1455-1477, December.

Articles

  1. Calogero Carletto & Sydney Gourlay & Paul Winters, 2015. "Editor's choice From Guesstimates to GPStimates: Land Area Measurement and Implications for Agricultural Analysis," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(5), pages 593-628.

    Cited by:

    1. Abay, Kibrom A. & Abate, Gashaw & Barrett, Christopher B. & Bernard, Tanguy, 2018. "Correlated Non-Classical Measurement Errors, ‘Second Best’ Policy Inference and the Inverse Size-Productivity Relationship in Agriculture," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274248, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    2. Wineman, A. & Jayne, T., 2018. "Factor Market Activity and the Inverse Farm Size-Productivity Relationship in Tanzania," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277030, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    3. Carletto,Calogero & Kilic,Talip & Savastano,Sara & Zezza,Alberto & Carletto,Calogero & Kilic,Talip & Savastano,Sara & Zezza,Alberto, 2013. "Missing(ness) in action : selectivity bias in GPS-based land area measurements," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6490, The World Bank.
    4. GOUNDAN, Anatole & MAGNE DOMGHO, Léa Vicky, 2016. "Land Area Measurement bias: Evidence from West African countries," MPRA Paper 75476, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Joachim De Weerdt, John Gibson and Kathleen Beegle, 2019. "What can we learn from experimenting with survey methods?," LICOS Discussion Papers 41819, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven.
    6. Michler, Jeffrey D. & Josephson, Anna L., 2017. "To Specialize or Diversify: Agricultural Diversity and Poverty Dynamics in Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 89(C), pages 214-226.
    7. Desiere, Sam & Jolliffe, Dean, 2018. "Land productivity and plot size: Is measurement error driving the inverse relationship?," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 84-98.
    8. Basile Boulay, 2018. "Revisiting the old debate: on the relationship between size and productivity in Tanzania," Discussion Papers 2018-02, University of Nottingham, CREDIT.
    9. Gourlay, Sydney & Kilic, Talip & Lobell, David B., 2019. "A new spin on an old debate: Errors in farmer-reported production and their implications for inverse scale - Productivity relationship in Uganda," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 141(C).
    10. Ayala Wineman & Thomas S Jayne, 2018. "Land Prices Heading Skyward? An Analysis of Farmland Values across Tanzania," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 40(2), pages 187-214.
    11. Luo, Yufeng & Chen, Feifei & Qiu, Huanguang, 2018. "Plot size and maize production efficiency in China: agricultural involution and mechanization," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274364, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    12. Gashaw Tadesse Abate & Tanguy Bernard & Alan de Brauw & Nicholas Minot, 2018. "The impact of the use of new technologies on farmers’ wheat yield in Ethiopia: evidence from a randomized control trial," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 49(4), pages 409-421, July.
    13. Kibrom A. Abay & Leah Bevis & Christopher B. Barrett, 2019. "Measurement Error Mechanisms Matter: Agricultural Intensification with Farmer Misperceptions and Misreporting," NBER Working Papers 26066, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    14. Kilic, T. & Djima, I. Yacoubou & Carletto, C., 2018. "Mission Impossible? Exploring the Promise of Multiple Imputation for Predicting Missing GPS-Based Land Area Measures in Household Surveys," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277734, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    15. Katengeza, Samson P. & Holden, Stein T. & Fisher, Monica, 2019. "Use of Integrated Soil Fertility Management Technologies in Malawi: Impact of Dry Spells Exposure," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 156(C), pages 134-152.
    16. Bevis, Leah EM. & Barrett, Christopher B., 2020. "Close to the edge: High productivity at plot peripheries and the inverse size-productivity relationship," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 143(C).
    17. Desiere, Sam, 2016. "The inverse productivity size relationship: can it be explained by systematic measurement error in self-reported production?," 2016 Fifth International Conference, September 23-26, 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 246971, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE).
    18. Goldstein, Markus & Houngbedji, Kenneth & Kondylis, Florence & O'Sullivan, Michael & Selod, Harris, 2018. "Formalization without certification? Experimental evidence on property rights and investment," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 132(C), pages 57-74.
    19. Helman, David & Bonfil, David J. & Lensky, Itamar M., 2019. "Crop RS-Met: A biophysical evapotranspiration and root-zone soil water content model for crops based on proximal sensing and meteorological data," Agricultural Water Management, Elsevier, vol. 211(C), pages 210-219.
    20. Andrew Dillon & Sydney Gourlay & Kevin McGee & Gbemisola Oseni, 2019. "Land Measurement Bias and Its Empirical Implications: Evidence from a Validation Exercise," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 67(3), pages 595-624.
    21. Ayala Wineman & C. Leigh Anderson & Travis W. Reynolds & Pierre Biscaye, 2019. "Methods of crop yield measurement on multi-cropped plots: Examples from Tanzania," Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, Springer;The International Society for Plant Pathology, vol. 11(6), pages 1257-1273, December.
    22. Garbero, A. & Songsermsawas, T., 2018. "IFAD RESEARCH SERIES 31 - Impact of modern irrigation on household production and welfare outcomes: evidence from the participatory small-scale irrigation development programme (PASIDP) project in Eth," IFAD Research Series 280080, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
    23. Johanna Choumert-Nkolo & Pascale Phelinas, 2018. "New paradigms for household surveys in low and middle income countries
      [Nouveaux paradigmes d'élaboration des enquêtes ménages dans les pays du Sud]
      ," Working Papers halshs-01888609, HAL.

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  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (4) 2013-08-05 2016-03-29 2016-05-21 2016-07-30. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2013-08-05. Author is listed

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