UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Selected Publications

Taylor, J.E., S.R. Boucher, A. Smith, P.L. Fletcher, and A. Yunez-Naude. "Immigration and the U.S. Farm Labour Supply." Migration Letters 9(1)( 2011): 87-99.

Fletschner, D., C. Guirkinger, and S.R. Boucher. "Credit Constraints and Financial Efficiency in Peruvian Agriculture." Journal of Development Studies 46(6) (2010): 981-1002.

Zhang, J., S. Mohapatra, S.R. Boucher and S. Rozelle. "Regulation of Local Governments and Enterprise Formation in Rural China." Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 7(3) (2009): 321-339.

Boucher, S.R., and C. Mullally, "Evaluating the Impact of Index Insurance on Cotton Farmers in Peru." Chapter 9 of IDB on-line publication: Designing Impact Evaluations for Agricultural Projects. P. Winter, L. Salazar, and A. Maffioli, eds. 2010.

Lybbert, T.J., F.B. Galarza, J. McPeak, C. B. Barrett, S. R. Boucher, M. R. Carter, S. Chantarat, A. Fadlaoui, and A. Mude. "Dynamic Field Experiments in Development Economics: Risk Valuation in Morocco, Kenya, and Peru." Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 39(2) (2010):176-192.

Boucher, S.R., C. Guirkinger, and C. Trivelli. "Direct Elicitation of Credit Constraints: Conceptual and Practical Issues with an Application to Peruvian Agriculture." Economic Development and Cultural Change 57(4) (2009):609-640.

Boucher, S.R., O. Stark, and J.E. Taylor. "A Gain with a Drain? Evidence from Rural Mexico on the New Economics of the Brain Drain." Corruption, Development and Institutional Design. J. Kornai, L. Matyas, and G. Roland, eds. pp. 100-119. Hounsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England: Palgrave, 2009.

Boucher, S.R., M.R. Carter, and C. Guirkinger. "Risk Rationing and Wealth Effects in Credit Markets: Implications for Agricultural Development." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 90(2) (2008):409-423.

Guirkinger, C. and S.R. Boucher. "Credit Constraints and Productivity in Peruvian Agriculture." Agricultural Economics 39(3) (2008):295-308.

Carter, M.R., F. Galarza and S.R. Boucher. 2007. "Underwriting Area-Based Yield Insurance to Crowd-In Credit Supply and Demand." Savings and Development 3 (2007):335-362.

Boucher, S.R., and C. Guirkinger, "Risk, Wealth, and Sectoral Choice in Rural Credit Markets." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 89(4) (2007):991-1004.

Boucher, S.R., and J.E. Taylor. "Policy Shocks and the Supply of Mexican Labor to U.S. Farms." Choices 22(1) (2007):37-42.

Boucher, S.R., A. Smith, J.E. Taylor, and A. Yunez-Naude, "Impacts of Policy Reforms on the Supply of Mexican Labor to U.S. Farm Jobs: New Evidence from Mexico." Review of Agricultural Economics 29(1) (2007):4-16.

Zhang, J., L.Zhang, S.R. Boucher, and S. Rozelle. "Self-Employment: The Forgotten Engine of Rural China's Growth." Contemporary Economic Policy 24 (2006):446-458.

Boucher, S.R., G. Dyer, and J.E. Taylor. "Subsistence Response to Market Shocks." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 88(2) (2006):279-291.

Boucher, S.R., B. Barham, and M.R. Carter. "The Impact of 'Market-Friendly' Reforms on Credit and Land Markets in Honduras and Nicaragua." World Development 33(1) (2005):107-128.

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