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Shocks and Vulnerabilities Research

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    Durevall Dick, van der Weide RoyNov 01,2014
    This paper shows how a developing country, Lao PDR, imports high glutinous rice prices by exporting its staple food to neighboring countries, Vietnam and Thailand. Lao PDR has extensive export controls on rice, ...
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    Emran Shahe, Shilpi ForhadOct 01,2014
    This paper provides evidence on the effects of agricultural productivity on wage rates, labor supply to market oriented activities, and labor allocation between own farming and wage labor in agriculture. To guide ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Cororaton Caesar B., Knight David S.Sep 01,2014
    This paper seeks to provide evidence on the extent of household vulnerability to exogenous economic shocks in the Pacific region and consider policy options that help to manage this risk. Characteristics of the...
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    Artuc Erhan, Iootty Mariana, Pirlea Ana FlorinaAug 01,2014
    This paper uses the gravity model to analyze whether the varying export performance of Croatian counties can be explained by their proximity to border gates, ports, and other county-specific characteristics. The ...
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    Brenton Paul, Portugal-Perez Alberto, Regolo JulieAug 01,2014
    Market integration is key to ensuring sufficient and stable food supplies. This paper assesses the impediments to market integration in Central and Eastern Africa for three food staples: maize, rice, and sorghum....