UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Working Papers


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Bruce Wydick, Robert Dowd, and Travis J. Lybbert, “Hope and Human Dignity: Exploring Religious Belief, Hope, and Transition out of Poverty in Oaxaca, Mexico

R. Irvin Rojas Valdes, Bruce Wydick and Travis J. Lybbert, “Can Hope Elevate Microfinance? Evidence from Oaxaca, Mexico” Media coverage The New York Times

Felipe Dizon and Travis J. Lybbert, “Leveraging the Lottery Impulse: Experimenting with Lotto-Linked Savings in Haiti

Brian Dillon and Travis J. Lybbert, “The Gambler’s Fallacy in Lottery Play: Evidence from Haiti”

Nicholas Magnan, David J. Spielman, Kajal Gulati, and Travis J. Lybbert, “Gender dimensions of social networks and technology adoption: Evidence from a field experiment in Uttar Pradesh, India​”

Nathan Goldschlag, Travis J. Lybbert and Nikolas J. Zolas, “An ‘Algorithmic Links with Probabilities’ Crosswalk for USPC and CPC Patent Classifications with an Application Towards Industrial Technology Composition​” US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-16-15.

Nikolas Zolas and Travis J. Lybbert, “How Do Patents Shape Global Value Chains? International and Domestic Patenting and Value-Added Trade”

Anil K. Bhargava, Travis J. Lybbert and David J. Spielman, “Public Benefits of Private Technology Adoption: The Localized Spatial Externalities of Water Conservation in Eastern Uttar Pradesh

Mingzhi Xu and Travis J. Lybbert, "Innovation-adjusted Economic Complexity and Growth: Does product-specific patenting reveal enhanced economic capabilities?"

Remidius D. Ruhinduka, Yonas Alem, Håkan Eggert, and Travis J. Lybbert, “Paddy in hand, now what? The Role of Risk, Ambiguity and Time Preferences in Post-Harvest Decisions of Tanzanian Rice Farmers

Oscar Barriga Cabanillas, Dalia Ghanem, Travis J. Lybbert, Jeffrey D. Michler, Aleksandr Michuda, and Emilia Tjernström, “A Group Random Coefficient Approach to Modeling Heterogeneity in Technology Adoption”

Olena Sambucci and Travis J. Lybbert, “Do Online Pest Management Courses Change Grower Behavior? Powdery Mildew and California Grape Growers”

Emilia Tjernstrom, Michael Carter and Travis J. Lybbert “The Dirt on Dirt: Soil Characteristics and Variable Fertilizer Returns in Kenyan Maize Systems”

Emilia Tjernström, Travis J. Lybbert, Rachel Frattarola, and Juan Sebastian Correa, “Learning by (virtually) doing: Experimentation and belief updating in smallholder agriculture”

Emilia Tjernström, Samuel Bird, Michael Carter, and Travis J. Lybbert, “Filling A Niche? The Impacts of a Local Seed Company on Maize Productivity in Kenya.”

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