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Catherine Ragasa Ragasa

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First Name:Catherine
Middle Name:Ragasa
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Affiliation

(34%) Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan (United States)
http://www.afre.msu.edu/
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(33%) World Bank Group

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
http://www.worldbank.org/
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(33%) International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
http://www.ifpri.org/
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Working papers

  1. Ruml, Anette & Ragasa, Catherine & Qaim, Matin, 2020. "Heterogeneous effects of marketing contracts and resource-providing contracts on household income," GlobalFood Discussion Papers 301005, Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen, GlobalFood, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development.
  2. Lambrecht, Isabel & Ragasa, Catherine & Mahrt, Kristi & Aung, Zin Wai & Wang, Michael, 2020. "Monitoring the Impact of COVID-19 in Myanmar: Agricultural production and rural livelihoods in two irrigation schemes - June 2020 survey round [in Burmese]," Myanmar SSP policy notes Burmese 20, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  3. Lambrecht, Isabel & Ragasa, Catherine & Mahrt, Kristi & Aung, Zin Wai & Wang, Michael, 2020. "Monitoring the Impact of COVID-19 in Myanmar: Agricultural production and rural livelihoods in two irrigation schemes - June 2020 survey round," Myanmar SSP policy notes 20, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  4. Ragasa, Catherine & Mahrt, Kristi & Aung, Zin Wai & Lambrecht, Isabel & Scott, Jessica, 2020. "Gender, crop diversification, and nutrition in irrigation catchment areas in the central dry zones in Myanmar: Implications for agricultural development support," IFPRI discussion papers 1947, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  5. Ragasa, Catherine & Mzungu, Diston & Kalagho, Kenan & Kazembe, Cynthia, 2020. "The role of interactive radio programming in advancing women’s empowerment and crop and dietary diversity: Mixed methods evidence from Malawi," IFPRI discussion papers 1920, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  6. Kruijssen, Froukje & Rappoldt, Anne & Ragasa, Catherine & Newton, Julie, 2020. "Inclusive business models for access to quality fish seed and technical assistance: Insights from Ghana," IFPRI discussion papers 1948, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  7. Ragasa, Catherine, 2019. "Modeling the effectiveness of the lead farmer approach in agricultural extension service provision: Nationally representative panel data analysis in Malawi:," IFPRI discussion papers 1848, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  8. Ragasa, Catherine & Comstock, Andrew, 2019. "Dynamics in agricultural extension services provision in Malawi: Insights from two rounds of household and community panel surveys:," IFPRI discussion papers 1853, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  9. Kosec, Katrina & Ragasa, Catherine, 2019. "How to improve rural service delivery in developing countries: Complementarities, information, and incentives," Policy briefs 9780896293731, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  10. Malapit, Hazel J. & Ragasa, Catherine & Martinez, Elena M. & Rubin, Deborah & Seymour, Gregory & Quisumbing, Agnes R., 2019. "Empowerment in agricultural value chains: Mixed methods evidence from the Philippines:," IFPRI discussion papers 1881, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  11. Asante, Seth B. & Ragasa, Catherine & Andam, Kwaw S., 2019. "Adoption of food safety among food processing firms in Ghana," 2019 Sixth International Conference, September 23-26, 2019, Abuja, Nigeria 295852, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE).
  12. Ragasa, Catherine & Andam, Kwaw S. & Kufoalor, Doreen S. & Amewu, Sena, 2018. "A blue revolution in sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from Ghana’s tilapia value chain," GSSP working papers 49, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  13. Chilemba, Joanna & Ragasa, Catherine, 2018. "The impact of a farmer business school program on incomes of smallholder farmers: Insights from central Malawi," MaSSP working papers 23, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  14. Ragasa, C., 2018. "Selective Attention and Information Loss in the Lab-to-Farm Knowledge Chain: The Case of Malawian Agricultural Extension Programs," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277472, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  15. Berhane, Guush & Ragasa, Catherine & Abate, Gashaw T. & Assefa, Thomas Woldu, 2018. "The state of agricultural extension services in Ethiopia and their contribution to agricultural productivity," ESSP working papers 118, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  16. Andam, Kwaw S. & Ragasa, Catherine R. & Asante, Seth, 2018. "Do food processing firms benefit from food safety guidelines? Evidence from Ghana," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 273890, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  17. Andam, Kwaw S. & Johnson, Michael E. & Ragasa, Catherine & Kufoalor, Doreen S. & das Gupta, Sunipa, 2017. "A chicken and maize situation: The poultry feed sector in Ghana," IFPRI discussion papers 1601, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  18. Ragasa, Catherine & Lambrecht, Isabel & Kufoalor, Doreen S., 2017. "Limitations of contract farming as a pro-poor strategy: The case of maize outgrower schemes in upper West Ghana," IFPRI discussion papers 1626, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  19. Ragasa, Catherine & Niu, Chiyu, 2017. "The state of agricultural extension and advisory services provision in Malawi: Insights from household and community surveys," MaSSP reports 2017, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  20. Ragasa, Catherine & Mzungu, Diston & Kaima, Eric & Kazembe, Cynthia & Kalagho, Kenan, 2017. "Capacity and accountability in the Agricultural Extension System in Malawi: Insights from a survey of service providers in 15 districts:," IFPRI discussion papers 1673, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  21. Ragasa, Catherine & Mazunda, John & Kadzamira, Mariam, 2016. "The impact of agricultural extension services in the context of a heavily subsidized input system: The case of Malawi:," IFPRI discussion papers 1498, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  22. Faure, Guy & Davis, Kristin E. & Ragasa, Catherine & Franzel, Steven & Babu, Suresh Chandra, 2016. "Framework to assess performance and impact of pluralistic agricultural extension systems: The best-fit framework revisited:," IFPRI discussion papers 1567, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  23. Ragasa, Catherine & Nkonya, Ephraim M. & Ulimwengu, John M. & Randriamamonjy, Josée, 2016. "Challenges in implementing a small-scale farmers’ capacity-building program: The case of the food production, processing, and marketing project in the Democratic Republic of Congo:," IFPRI discussion papers 1501, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  24. Lambrecht, Isabel & Ragasa, Catherine, 2016. "Do development projects crowd out private-sector activities? A survival analysis of contract farming participation in northern Ghana," IFPRI discussion papers 1575, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  25. Ragasa, Catherine & Chapoto, Anthony, 2016. "Limits to green revolution in rice in Africa: The case of Ghana:," IFPRI discussion papers 1561, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  26. Tripp, Robert & Ragasa, Catherine, 2015. "Hybrid maize seed supply in Ghana:," GSSP working papers 40, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  27. Ragasa, Catherine & Chapoto, Antony & Kolavalli, Shashi, 2014. "Maize Productivity in Ghana," GSSP policy notes 5, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  28. Ragasa, Catherine & Dankyi, Awere & Acheampong, Patricia & Wiredu, Alexander Nimo & Chapoto, Antony & Asamoah, Marian & Tripp, Robert, 2013. "Patterns of adoption of improved rice technologies in Ghana:," GSSP working papers 35, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  29. Badibanga, Thaddée & Ragasa, Catherine & Ulimwengu, John M., 2013. "Assessing the effectiveness of multistakeholder platforms: Agricultural and rural management councils in the Democratic Republic of the Congo," IFPRI discussion papers 1258, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  30. Chapoto, Antony & Ragasa, Catherine, 2013. "Moving in the right direction? Maize productivity and fertilizer use and use intensity in Ghana:," IFPRI discussion papers 1314, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  31. Ragasa, Catherine & Sun, Yan & Bryan, Elizabeth & Abate, Caroline & Atlaw, Alumu & Keita, Mahamadou Namori, 2013. "Organizational and institutional issues in climate change adaptation and risk management: Insights from practitioners’ survey in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Mali," IFPRI discussion papers 1279, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  32. Ragasa, Catherine & Dankyi, Awere & Acheampong, Patricia & Wiredu, Alexander Nimo & Chapoto, Antony & Asamoah, Marian & Tripp, Robert, 2013. "Patterns of adoption of improved maize technologies in Ghana:," GSSP working papers 36, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  33. Ragasa, Catherine & Berhane, Guush & Tadesse, Fanaye & Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum, 2013. "Effects of extension services on technology adoption and productivity among female and male farmers: Summary of ESSP working paper 49," ESSP research notes 21, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  34. Ragasa, Catherine & Thornsbury, Suzanne & Joshi, Satish, 2013. "Sustainability of EU Food Safety Certification: A survival analysis of firm decisions:," IFPRI discussion papers 1296, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  35. Ragasa, Catherine & Ulimwengu, John M. & Randriamamonjy, Josee & Badibanga, Thaddée, 2013. "Assessment of the capacity, incentives, and performance of agricultural extension agents in western Democratic Republic of the Congo:," IFPRI discussion papers 1283, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  36. Ragasa, Catherine & Berhane, Guush & Tadesse, Fanaye & Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum, 2013. "Quality Matters and Not Quantity: Evidence on Productivity Impacts of Extension Service Provision in Ethiopia," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150487, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  37. Ragasa, Catherine, 2012. "Gender and Institutional Dimensions of Agricultural Technology Adoption: A Review of Literature and Synthesis of 35 Case Studies," 2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil 126747, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  38. Ragasa, Catherine & Berhane, Guush & Tadesse, Fanaye & Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum, 2012. "Gender differences in access to extension services and agricultural productivity:," ESSP working papers 49, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  39. Ragasa, Catherine, 2012. "Capacity and Incentive Factors Affecting Individual Scientist’s Productivity: A Comparative and Multilevel Analysis of Nigeria and Ghana Agricultural Research Systems," 2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil 126627, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  40. Ragasa, Catherine & Golan, Jennifer, 2012. "The Role of Rural Producer Organizations for Agricultural Service Provision in Fragile States," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 124657, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  41. Ragasa, Catherine & Kinwa-Muzinga, Annie & Ulimwengu, John M., 2012. "Gender assessment of the agricultural sector in the Democratic Republic of the Congo:," IFPRI discussion papers 1201, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  42. Meinzen-Dick, Ruth & Quisumbing, Agnes & Behrman, Julia & Biermayr-Jenzano, Patricia & Wilde, Vicki & Noordeloos, Marco & Ragasa, Catherine & Beintema, Nienke, 2011. "Engendering agricultural research, development, and extension:," Research reports ruthmeinzen-dick, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  43. Ragasa, Catherine & Babu, Suresh Chandra & Abdullahi, Aliyu Sabi, 2011. "Do Leader and Organizational Characteristics Affect Scientist's Productivity? A Multilevel Analysis of Nigerian Agricultural Research System," 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 103723, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  44. Meinzen-Dick, Ruth & Quisumbing, Agnes & Behrman, Julia & Biermayr-Jenzano, Patricia & Wilde, Vicki & Noordeloos, Marco & Ragasa, Catherine & Beintema, Nienke, 2010. "Engendering agricultural research," IFPRI discussion papers 973, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  45. Ragasa, Catherine & Babu, Suresh & Abdullahi, Aliyu Sabi & Abubakar, Baba Yusuf, 2010. "Strengthening innovation capacity of Nigerian agricultural research organizations:," IFPRI discussion papers 01050, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  46. Melissa Williams & Eija Pehu & Catherine Ragasa, 2006. "Functional Foods : Opportunities and Challenges for Developing Countries," World Bank Publications - Reports 9594, The World Bank Group.
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Articles

  1. Catherine Ragasa & Isabel Lambrecht, 2020. "COVID-19 and the food system: setback or opportunity for gender equality?," Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, Springer;The International Society for Plant Pathology, vol. 12(4), pages 877-880, August.
  2. Joanna Chilemba & Catherine Ragasa, 2020. "The Impact on Farmer Incomes of a Nationwide Scaling Up of the Farmer Business School Program: Lessons and Insights from Central Malawi," The European Journal of Development Research, Palgrave Macmillan;European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), vol. 32(4), pages 906-938, September.
  3. Nazaire Houssou & Collins Asante-Addo & Kwaw S. Andam & Catherine Ragasa, 2019. "How Can African Governments Reach Poor Farmers with Fertiliser Subsidies? Exploring a Targeting Approach in Ghana," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 55(9), pages 1983-2007, September.
  4. Lambrecht, Isabel Brigitte & Ragasa, Catherine, 2018. "Do development projects crowd-out private sector activities? Evidence from contract farming participation in Northern Ghana," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 9-22.
  5. Niu, Chiyu & Ragasa, Catherine, 2018. "Selective attention and information loss in the lab-to-farm knowledge chain: The case of Malawian agricultural extension programs," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 165(C), pages 147-163.
  6. Ragasa, Catherine & Mazunda, John, 2018. "The impact of agricultural extension services in the context of a heavily subsidized input system: The case of Malawi," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 105(C), pages 25-47.
  7. Ragasa, Catherine & Lambrecht, Isabel & Kufoalor, Doreen S., 2018. "Limitations of Contract Farming as a Pro-poor Strategy: The Case of Maize Outgrower Schemes in Upper West Ghana," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 102(C), pages 30-56.
  8. Catherine Ragasa & Antony Chapoto, 2017. "Moving in the right direction? The role of price subsidies in fertilizer use and maize productivity in Ghana," Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, Springer;The International Society for Plant Pathology, vol. 9(2), pages 329-353, April.
  9. Catherine Ragasa & Suzanne Thornsbury & Satish Joshi, 2017. "Dynamics of EU food safety certification: a survival analysis of firm decisions," Agricultural and Food Economics, Springer;Italian Society of Agricultural Economics (SIDEA), vol. 5(1), pages 1-25, December.
  10. Catherine Ragasa & Thaddee Badibanga & John Ulimwengu, 2016. "Effectiveness and challenges of participatory governance: the case of agricultural and rural management councils in the Western Democratic Republic of the Congo," Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, Springer;The International Society for Plant Pathology, vol. 8(4), pages 827-854, August.
  11. Catherine Ragasa, 2016. "Organizational and Institutional Barriers to the Effectiveness of Public Expenditures: The Case of Agricultural Research Investments in Nigeria and Ghana," The European Journal of Development Research, Palgrave Macmillan;European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), vol. 28(4), pages 660-689, September.
  12. Catherine Ragasa & Jennifer Golan, 2014. "The role of rural producer organizations for agricultural service provision in fragile states," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 45(5), pages 537-553, September.
  13. Catherine Ragasa & Suresh Babu & John Ulimwengu, 2014. "Institutional reforms and agricultural policy process: lessons from Democratic Republic of Congo," Agricultural and Food Economics, Springer;Italian Society of Agricultural Economics (SIDEA), vol. 2(1), pages 1-21, December.
  14. Ragasa, Catherine & Thornsbury, Suzanne & Bernsten, Richard, 2011. "Delisting from EU HACCP certification: Analysis of the Philippine seafood processing industry," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 693-703, October.
  15. Catherine Ragasa & Suzanne Thornsbury & Satish Joshi, 2011. "Are Food Certification Costs Misestimated? Exporter‐Perspective on the European Standard," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 62(3), pages 669-689, September.
  16. Mywish K. Maredia & Richard Bernsten & Catherine Ragasa, 2010. "Returns to public sector plant breeding in the presence of spill‐ins and private goods: the case of bean research in Michigan," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 41(5), pages 425-442, September.

Chapters

  1. Ragasa, Catherine & Ulimwengu, John M., 2020. "Democratic Republic of the Congo," IFPRI book chapters, in: Agricultural extension: Global status and performance in selected countries, chapter 8, pages 265-312, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  2. Berhane, Guush & Ragasa, Catherine & Abate, Gashaw T. & Assefa, Thomas Woldu, 2020. "Ethiopia," IFPRI book chapters, in: Agricultural extension: Global status and performance in selected countries, chapter 6, pages 185-223, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  3. Davis, Kristin E. & Babu, Suresh Chandra & Ragasa, Catherine, 2020. "Conclusions and policy implications," IFPRI book chapters, in: Agricultural extension: Global status and performance in selected countries, chapter 9, pages 313-331, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  4. Davis, Kristin E. & Babu, Suresh Chandra & Ragasa, Catherine, 2020. "Introduction and motivation," IFPRI book chapters, in: Agricultural extension: Global status and performance in selected countries, chapter 1, pages 1-18, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  5. Ragasa, Catherine & Mthinda, Catherine, 2020. "Malawi," IFPRI book chapters, in: Agricultural extension: Global status and performance in selected countries, chapter 7, pages 225-264, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 34 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (31) 2010-07-17 2012-05-02 2012-07-23 2012-12-15 2013-04-27 2013-06-24 2013-08-16 2013-11-02 2014-05-04 2014-05-04 2016-03-10 2016-03-17 2016-12-04 2016-12-04 2017-02-19 2018-03-19 2018-10-15 2018-11-12 2018-11-12 2018-12-10 2019-12-23 2020-02-03 2020-02-24 2020-03-09 2020-03-16 2020-03-16 2020-04-27 2020-08-10 2020-08-10 2020-09-21 2020-11-02. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (9) 2012-07-23 2012-12-15 2013-04-27 2013-06-24 2013-08-16 2013-11-02 2014-05-04 2014-05-04 2018-11-12. Author is listed
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (9) 2012-12-15 2013-08-16 2016-03-17 2017-05-14 2018-11-12 2018-12-10 2020-02-03 2020-03-09 2020-04-27. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (8) 2011-05-24 2012-07-23 2012-12-15 2013-06-24 2014-05-04 2014-05-04 2016-03-17 2016-12-04. Author is listed
  5. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (4) 2013-08-16 2016-12-04 2018-11-12 2020-03-09
  6. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (4) 2020-03-16 2020-08-10 2020-09-21 2020-11-02
  7. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2012-05-02 2013-08-16
  8. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (2) 2020-04-27 2020-08-10
  9. NEP-INO: Innovation (2) 2012-07-23 2016-12-04
  10. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (2) 2016-03-10 2017-02-19
  11. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2013-04-27
  12. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2020-02-03
  13. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2011-05-24
  14. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2020-03-16
  15. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2013-11-02
  16. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2018-10-15
  17. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (1) 2013-08-16

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