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Nicholas Sitko

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Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan (United States)
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Working papers

  1. Maggio, Giuseppe & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Ignaciuk, Ada, 2019. "Smallholder adaptive responses to seasonal weather forecasts. A case study of the 2015/16 El Niño Southern Oscillation in Zambia," ESA Working Papers 296656, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA).
  2. Alfani, Federica & Arslan, Aslihan & McCarthy, Nancy & Cavatassi, Romina & Sitko, Nicholas J., 2019. "Climate-change vulnerability in rural Zambia: the impact of an El Nino-induced shock on income and productivity," ESA Working Papers 288949, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA).
  3. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Jayne, T.S., 2018. "Integrating Climate- and Market-Smartness into Strategies for Sustainable Productivity Growth of African Agri-food Systems," Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers 270643, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP).
  4. Conti, Valentina & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Ignaciuk, Ada, 2018. "How do extreme weather events affect livestock herders' welfare? Evidence from Kyrgyzstan," ESA Working Papers 288951, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA).
  5. Maggio, Giuseppe & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Ignaciuk, Ada, 2018. "Cropping system diversification in Eastern and Southern Africa: Identifying policy options to enhance productivity and build resilience," ESA Working Papers 288953, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA).
  6. Chamberlin, J. & Sitko, N. & Jayne, T., 2018. "Rural-Rural Migration, Land and Labor Markets in Zambia," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277404, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  7. Jayne, T.S. & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Mason, Nicole M., 2017. "Can Input Subsidy Programs Contribute To Climate Smart Agriculture?," Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers 270626, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP).
  8. Ngoma, Hambulo & Sitko, Nicholas J & Jayne, Thomas & Chapoto, Antony & Maredia, Mywish, 2017. "Institutional Architecture And Quality Of Agriculture And Food Security Policy Processes In Zambia," Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers 265404, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP).
  9. Sitko, Nicholas j. & Babu, Suresh & Hoffman, Barak, 2017. "Practitioner’S Guidebook And Toolkit For Agricultural Policy Reform: The P.M.C.A. Approach To Strategic Policy Engagement," Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers 259556, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP).
  10. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Jayne, T.S. & Burke, William J. & Muyanga, Milu, 2017. "Food System Transformation and Market Evolutions: An Analysis of the Rise of Large-Scale Grain Trading in Sub-Saharan Africa," Food Security International Development Working Papers 263195, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  11. Sitko, Nicholas J., 2016. "Guide To Promoting Productive Policy Dialogue In The Agricultural Sector," Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Papers 259520, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security (FSP).
  12. Lubungu, Mary & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe, 2016. "• Factors Limiting Smallholder Cattle Commercialization in Zambia," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 234946, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  13. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Chisanga, Brian, 2016. "How Is Multinational Investment in Grain and Oilseed Trading Reshaping the Smallholder Markets in Zambia?," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 234948, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  14. Jayne, T.S. & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Mason, Nicole M. & Skole, David, 2016. "Can Input Subsidy Programs Promote Climate Smart Agriculture in Africa?," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 245906, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  15. Chapoto, Antony & Zulu-Mbata, Olipa & Hoffman, Barak D. & Kabaghe, Chance & Sitko, Nicholas & Kuteya, Auckland & Zulu, Ballard, 2015. "The Politics of Maize in Zambia: Who holds the Keys to Change the Status Quo?," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 212905, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  16. Jayne, T.S. & Chamberlin, Jordan & Traub, Lulama & Sitko, N. & Muyanga, Milu & Yeboah, Kwame & Nkonde, Chewe & Anseeuw, Ward & Chapoto, A. & Kachule, Richard, 2015. "Africa’s Changing Farmland Ownership: Causes and Consequences," Miscellaneous Publications 208576, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  17. Chamberlin, Jordan & Sitko, Nicholas & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe, 2015. "Gendered-impacts of smallholder land tilting: a plot-level analysis in rural Zambia," 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy 211451, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  18. Lubungu, Mary & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe, 2015. "Analysis of Beef Value Chain in Zambia: Challenges and Opportunities of Linking Smallholders to Markets," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 229599, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  19. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Chamberlin, Jordan & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe, 2015. "The Geography of Customary Land in Zambia: Is Development Strategy Engaging With The Facts?," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 211222, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  20. Hichaambwa, Munguzwe & Chamberlin, Jordan & Sitko, Nicholas, 2015. "Does Gender Matter when Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Smallholder Land Titling in Zambia?," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 198704, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  21. Tembo, Solomon T. & Mulenga, Brian P. & Sitko, Nicholas, 2015. "Cooking Fuel Choice in Urban Zambia: Implications on Forest Cover," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 202883, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  22. Ngoma, Hambulo & Mason, Nicole M. & Sitko, Nicholas, 2015. "Does Minimum Tillage with Planting Basins or Ripping Raise Maize Yields? Meso-panel Data Evidence from Zambia," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 198701, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  23. Jayne, Thomas S. & Chamberlin, Jordan & Traub, Lulama & Sitko, N. & Muyanga, Milu & Yeboah, Felix & Nkonde, Chewe & Anseeuw, Ward & Chapoto, Anthony & Kachule, Richard, 2015. "Africa's Changing Farmland Ownership: The Rise of the Emergent Investor Farmer," 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy 212028, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  24. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Chamberlin, Jordan & Mulenga, Brian, 2015. "Unpacking the Growth of Medium-scale Farms Zambia: What Are the Implications for the Future of Smallholder Agriculture?," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 212901, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  25. Lubungu, Mary & Burke, William J. & Sitko, Nicholas J., 2014. "Analysis of the Sunflower Value Chain in Zambia’s Eastern Province," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 186604, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  26. Jayne, T.S. & Chapoto, A. & Sitko, N. & Muyanga, M. & Nkonde, C. & Chamberlin, J., 2014. "Africa's Changing Farm Structure and Employment Challenge," Food Security International Development Policy Syntheses 171878, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  27. Hichaambwa, Munguzwe & Sitko, Nicholas & Chamberlin, Jordan, 2014. "Does Land Titling Increase Smallholder Agricultural Productivity in Zambia?," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 165883, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  28. Sitko, Nicholas & Jayne, T.S., 2014. "Demystifying the Role of Grain Assemblers in the Rural Maize Markets of Eastern and Southern Africa," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 176628, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  29. Jayne, T.S. & Sturgess, Chris & Kopicki, Ron & Sitko, Nicholas, 2014. "Agricultural Commodity Exchanges and the Development of Grain Markets and Trade in Africa: A Review of Recent Experience," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 188568, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  30. Chisanga, Brian & Meyer, Ferdinand H. & Winter-Nelson, Alex & Sitko, Nicholas J., 2014. "Does the Current Sugar Market Structure Benefit Consumers and Sugarcane Growers?," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 188569, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  31. Kuteya, Auckland N. & Sitko, Nicholas J., 2014. "Creating Scarcity From Abundance: Bumper Harvests, High Prices, And The Role Of State Interventions In Zambian Maize Markets," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 171877, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  32. Chapoto, Antony & Haggblade, Steven & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe & Kabwe, Stephen & Longabaugh, Steven & Sitko, Nicholas & Tschirley, David L., 2013. "Institutional Models for Accelerating Agricultural Commercialization: Evidence from Post-Independence Zambia, 1965 to 2012," 2013 Fourth International Conference, September 22-25, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia 160298, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE).
  33. Chapoto, Antony & Haggblade, Steven & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe & Kabwe, Stephen & Longabaugh, Steven & Sitko, Nicholas & Tschirley, David L., 2013. "Institutional Models for Accelerating Agricultural Commercialization: Evidence from Maize, Cotton and Horticulture," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 154940, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  34. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Kuteya, Auckland N., 2013. "The Maize Price Spike of 2012/13: Understanding the Paradox of High Prices despite Abundant Supplies," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 171871, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  35. Lubungu, Mary & Burke, William J. & Sitko, Nicholas J., 2013. "Analysis of the Soya Bean Value Chain in Zambia’s Eastern Province," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 154937, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  36. Lubungu, Mary & Burke, William J. & Sitko, Nicholas J., 2013. "Challenges of Smallholder Soybean Production and Commercialization in Eastern Province of Zambia," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 161375, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  37. Tembo, Solomon & Sitko, Nicholas, 2013. "Technical Compendium: Descriptive Agricultural Statistics and Analysis for Zambia," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 155988, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  38. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Bwalya, Richard & Kamwanga, Jolly & Wamulume, Mukata, 2012. "Assessing the Feasibility of Implementing the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) Through an Electronic Voucher System in Zambia," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 123210, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  39. Chapoto, Antony & Haggblade, Steven & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe & Kabwe, Stephen & Longabaugh, Steven & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Tschirley, David L., 2012. "Agricultural Transformation in Zambia: Alternative Institutional Models for Accelerating Agricultural Productivity Growth, and Commercialization," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 132339, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  40. Burke, William J. & Jayne, Thomas S. & Sitko, Nicholas J., 2012. "Can the FISP More Effectively Achieve Food Production and Poverty Reduction Goals?," Food Security Collaborative Policy Briefs 123208, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  41. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Jayne, Thomas S., 2012. "The Rising Class of Emergent Farmers: An Effective Model for Achieving Agricultural Growth and Poverty Reduction in Africa?," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 140907, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  42. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Chapoto, Antony & Kabwe, Stephen & Tembo, Solomon & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe & Lubinda, Rebecca & Chiwawa, Harrison & Mataa, Mebelo & Heck, Simon & Nthani, Dorothy, 2011. "Technical Compendium: Descriptive Agricultural Statistics and Analysis for Zambia in Support of the USAID Mission’s Feed the Future Strategic Review," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 104016, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  43. Nkonde, Chewe & Mason, Nicole M. & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Jayne, Thomas S., 2011. "Who Gained and Who Lost from Zambia's 2010 Maize Marketing Policies?," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 99610, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  44. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Jayne, Thomas S., 2011. "Constraints to the Development of Commodity Exchanges in Africa: A Case Study of ZAMACE," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 107461, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  45. Kirimi, Lilian & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Jayne, Thomas S. & Karin, Francis & Muyanga, Milu & Sheahan, Megan & Flock, James & Bor, Gilbert, 2011. "A Farm Gate-to-Consumer Value Chain Analysis of Kenya’s Maize Marketing System," Food Security International Development Working Papers 101172, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  46. Jayne, Thomas S. & Mason, Nicole M. & Myers, Robert J. & Ferris, John N. & Mather, David & Sitko, Nicholas & Beaver, Margaret & Lenski, Natalie & Chapoto, Antony & Boughton, Duncan, 2010. "Patterns and Trends in Food Staples Markets in Eastern and Southern Africa: Toward the Identification of Priority Investments and Strategies for Developing Markets and Promoting Smallholder Productivi," Food Security International Development Working Papers 62148, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  47. Jayne, Thomas S. & Sitko, Nicholas J. & Ricker-Gilbert, Jacob & Mangisoni, Julius H., 2010. "Malawi’s Maize Marketing System," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 62162, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.

Articles

  1. Asfaw, Solomon & Scognamillo, Antonio & Caprera, Gloria Di & Sitko, Nicholas & Ignaciuk, Adriana, 2019. "Heterogeneous impact of livelihood diversification on household welfare: Cross-country evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 117(C), pages 278-295.
  2. Maggio, Giuseppe & Sitko, Nicholas, 2019. "Knowing is half the battle: Seasonal forecasts, adaptive cropping systems, and the mediating role of private markets in Zambia," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 89(C).
  3. Nicholas J. SITKO & William J. BURKE & T. S. Jayne, 2018. "The Quiet Rise of Large-Scale Trading Firms in East and Southern Africa," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 54(5), pages 895-914, May.
  4. Nicholas J. Sitko & Brian Chisanga & David Tschirley & Thomas S. Jayne, 2018. "An evolution in the middle: examining the rise of multinational investment in smallholder grain trading in Zambia," Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, Springer;The International Society for Plant Pathology, vol. 10(2), pages 473-488, April.
  5. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Chamberlin, Jordan & Cunguara, Benedito & Muyanga, Milu & Mangisoni, Julius, 2017. "A comparative political economic analysis of maize sector policies in eastern and southern Africa," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 69(C), pages 243-255.
  6. T.S. Jayne & Jordan Chamberlin & Lulama Traub & Nicholas Sitko & Milu Muyanga & Felix K. Yeboah & Ward Anseeuw & Antony Chapoto & Ayala Wineman & Chewe Nkonde & Richard Kachule, 2016. "Africa's changing farm size distribution patterns: the rise of medium-scale farms," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 47(S1), pages 197-214, November.
  7. Brian Chisanga & Ferdinand H. Meyer & Alex Winter-Nelson & Nicholas J Sitko, 2015. "Price Transmission in the Zambian Sugar Sector: An Assessment of Market Efficiency and Policy Implications," Agrekon, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 54(4), pages 113-136, November.
  8. Nicholas Sitko & Jordan Chamberlin, 2015. "The Anatomy of Medium-Scale Farm Growth in Zambia: What Are the Implications for the Future of Smallholder Agriculture?," Land, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 4(3), pages 1-19, September.
  9. Hichaambwa, Munguzwe & Chamberlin, Jordan & Sitko, Nicholas J, 2015. "Determinants and welfare effects of smallholder participation in horticultural markets in Zambia," African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, African Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 10(4), pages 1-18, December.
  10. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Jayne, T.S., 2014. "Exploitative Briefcase Businessmen, Parasites, and Other Myths and Legends: Assembly Traders and the Performance of Maize Markets in Eastern and Southern Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 56-67.
  11. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Chamberlin, Jordan & Hichaambwa, Munguzwe, 2014. "Does Smallholder Land Titling Facilitate Agricultural Growth?: An Analysis of the Determinants and Effects of Smallholder Land Titling in Zambia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 64(C), pages 791-802.
  12. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Jayne, T.S., 2014. "Structural transformation or elite land capture? The growth of “emergent” farmers in Zambia," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 194-202.
  13. Sitko, Nicholas J. & Jayne, T.S., 2012. "Why are African commodity exchanges languishing? A case study of the Zambian Agricultural Commodity Exchange," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(3), pages 275-282.
  14. Nicholas Sitko, 2008. "Maize, food insecurity, and the field of performance in southern Zambia," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 25(1), pages 3-11, January.

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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 42 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 (41) 2010-06-04 2011-02-19 2011-03-19 2012-05-22 2012-05-22 2012-09-22 2013-01-07 2013-08-23 2013-08-23 2013-09-28 2013-12-20 2014-04-29 2014-06-22 2014-06-22 2014-07-21 2014-08-16 2014-12-03 2014-12-19 2015-02-05 2015-03-05 2015-03-05 2015-11-01 2015-11-07 2015-12-01 2015-12-01 2016-01-18 2016-02-04 2016-05-14 2016-05-21 2016-05-28 2016-10-16 2018-08-27 2018-09-17 2018-09-17 2018-09-17 2018-09-17 2018-11-19 2019-06-17 2019-06-17 2019-06-17 2019-11-25. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (19) 2010-06-04 2010-06-04 2011-02-19 2011-03-19 2012-05-22 2012-05-22 2012-09-22 2013-01-07 2013-08-23 2013-08-23 2013-09-28 2014-04-29 2014-06-22 2014-06-22 2014-07-21 2014-11-07 2014-12-03 2016-05-21 2016-05-28. Author is listed

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