UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Working Papers

Carter, Michael R. (2016). "What Farmers Want: The "Gustibus Multiplier" and other Behavioral Economic Insights on Agricultural Technology Adoption and Investment."

Carter, M.R., R. Laajaj and D. Yang (2016). "Savings, Subsidies, and Technology Adoption: Field Experimental Evidence from Mozambique."

Janzen, Sarah, Michael R Carter and Munenobu Ikegami (2016). "Asset Insurance Markets and Chronic Poverty."

Carter, Michael R and John Morrow (2015). "The Political Economy of Inclusive Rural Growth"

Flatnes, Jon Einar and M.R. Carter (2015).  "Fail safe index insurance without the cost: a satellite based conditional audit approach."

Flatnes, Jon Einar and M.R. Carter (2015). "The role of collateral in joint liability group lending: Evidence from a framed field experiment in Tanzania."

Serfilippi, Elena, M.R. Carter and C. Guirkinger (2015). “Discontinuity of Preferences over Certain and Uncertain Outcomes and Insurance Demand Results from a Framed Field Experiment in Burkina Faso."

Carter, M.R. and Sarah Janzen (2015). “Social Protection in the Face of Climate Change: Targeting Principles and Financing Mechanisms," World Bank Policy Research Paper WPS7476.

Carter, Michael R., Emilia Tjernstrom and Patricia Toledo (2015). "Heterogeneous Impact Dynamics of a Rural Business Development Program in Nicaragua."

Moya, Andrés and Michael R. Carter (2014). "Violence and the Formation of Hopelessness and Pessimistic Prospects of Upward Mobility in Colombia," NBER Working Paper w20463

Carter, Michael R., Rachid Laajaj and Dean Yang (2014). "Subsidies and the Persistence of Technology Adoption: Field Experimental Evidence from Mozambique," NBER Working Paper w20465.

Elabed, Ghada and Michael R Carter (2014). "Ex-ante Impacts of Agricultural Insurance: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Mali."

Janzen, Sarah and Michael R. Carter (2014). "After the Drought: The Impact of Microinsurance on Consumption Smoothing and Asset Protection," NBER Working Paper 19702

Castillo, M.J., S.R. Boucher and M.R. Carter (2014). "Index Insurance: Innovative Financial Technology to Break the Cycle of Risk and Rural Poverty In Ecuador."

Carter, Michael R. and John Morrow (2013). Left, Right, Left: Income, Learning and Political Dynamics," NBER Working Paper 19498

Carter, Michael R., Patricia Toledo and Emilia Tjernstrom (2012). nvesting in Small-Farm Productivity: Impact Dynamics and Heterogeneity in Nicaragua

Castillo, Marco and Michael R. Carter (2011). Behavioral Responses to Natural Disasters

Agüero, J.M., M. R. Carter and I. Woolard (2010). "The Impact of Unconditional Cash Transfers on Nutrition? The South African Child Support Grant."

Barrett, Chris, Michael R. Carter and Menobu Ikegami (2008). Poverty Traps and Social Protection

Boucher, S., B. Barham and M.R. Carter (2008). "Are Land Titles the Constraint to Enhanced Agricultural Performance? Complementary Financial Policies to Crowd-In Credit Supply And Demand in Risk-Constrained Rural Markets."

Carter, Michael R. (2008). Inducing Innovation: Risk Instruments for Solving the Conundrum of Rural Finance

Castillo Marco and Michael Carter (2007). "Using Field Experiments to Identify Social Effects."

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