UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Working Papers

Ikegami, M., M.R. Carter, C.B. Barrett and S. Janzen (2017). "Povety Traps and the Paradox of Social Protection," NBER Working Paper 22714.

Flatnes, Jon Einar and M.R. Carter (2017). "A little skin in the microfinance game:  Reducing moral hazard in joint liability group lending through a mandatory collateral requirement."

Serfilippi, Elena, M.R. Carter and C. Guirkinger (2017). “Insurance Contracts when Farmers “Greatly Value” Certainty,” working paper.

Janzen, Sarah and Michael R. Carter (2017). "After the Drought: The Impact of Microinsurance on Consumption Smoothing and Asset Protection," NBER Working Paper 19702

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, M.R. and Sarah Janzen (2016). “Social Protection in the Face of Climate Change: Targeting Principles and Financing Mechanisms," World Bank Policy Research Paper WPS7476.

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."

Carter, M.R. and P. Toledo and E. Tjernström (2016). “Heterogeneous Impact Dynamics of a Rural Business Development Program in Nicaragua,” NBER Working Paper 22628 .

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."

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

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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