UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Working Papers

Arteaga, Julian, Michael Carter and Andrew Hobbs (2023). "Reformulating Index Insurance to Protect Women’s Assets and Well-being: Evidence from Pastoralist Communities in Kenya" NBER Working Paper w31639

Zheng, Geyi, Michael R. Carter, Nathaniel Jensen & Laurel Krovetz (2023). "Psychosocial Constraints, Impact Heterogeneity and Spillovers in a Multifaceted Graduation Program in Kenya," NBER Working Paper w31611.

Alloush, Mo and M.R,. Carter (2023).  "On the Definition and Measurement of Resilience using Counterfactuals," 29 pages.

Alloush, Mo and M.R. Carter (2023). "Empirical Detection of Poverty Traps and Unnecessary Deprivation," 44 pages.
Carter, M.R., M. Martinez Sugassti, F. Fava and N. Jenson (2021). “Measuring Quality for Sovereign Index Insurance: Concepts and a Kenyan Case Study.”

Turiansky, A., T. Lybbert, T. Bourdier, M. Carter and RP Tescar (2020). "The Heterogenous Impact of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Haiti."

Carter, M.J., Laajaj, R., & Yang, D. (2018). Directed vs. enabling interventions: A study of subsidies and savings in rural Mozambique, working paper, University of California, Davis.

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

Flatnes, Jon Einar and M.R. Carter (2018).  "Fail safe index insurance without the cost: a satellite based conditional audit approach."

Elabed, Ghada and Michael R Carter (2018). "Ex-ante Impacts of Agricultural Insurance: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Mali."

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."

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."

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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