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    • Evaluating alternative policy responses to higher world food prices

    • Coady, David; Dorosh, Paul A.; Minten, Bart
    • 2008
    • "Higher world food prices have led many governments in developing countries to adopt policy measures to mitigate the adverse impact on low-income households. This paper sets out a partial equilibrium framework to evaluate the relative efficiency,...
    • Foreign exchange rationing, wheat markets and food security in Ethiopia

    • Dorosh, Paul A.; Ahmed, Hashim
    • 2009
    • Beginning in April 2008, lack of access to foreign exchange effectively stopped private sector wheat imports. Government imports and subsidized sales to millers and households in late 2008, subsequently increased domestic supply and lowered market...
    • Economic implications of foreign exchange rationing in Ethiopia

    • Dorosh, Paul A.; Robinson, Sherman; Ahmed, Hashim
    • 2009
    • This paper examines macro-economic developments in Ethiopia between 2004/05 and 2008/09, focusing on the external accounts and the real exchange rate. Simulations using a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model of Ethiopia's economy show that,...
    • Implications of productivity growth in Pakistan: an economy wide analysis

    • Debowicz, Dario; Dorosh, Paul A.; Robinson, Sherman; Haider, Syed Hamza
    • 2014
    • This policy note describes the economy wide implications of public investments and policies developed under Pakistan’s new Framework for Economic Growth. Policies based on this Framework are expected to lead to substantial gains in productivity in...
    • Economic implications of foreign exchange rationing in Ethiopia

    • Dorosh, Paul A.; Robinson, Sherman; Ahmed, Hashim
    • 2009
    • Ethiopia enjoyed remarkable economic growth from 2004/05 to 2008/09, in large part due to increases in foreign transfers and capital inflows combined with expanded domestic credit to fund major increases in private and public investments in...
    • The rural-urban transformation in Ethiopia

    • Dorosh, Paul A.; Schmidt, Emily
    • 2010
    • Although Ethiopia's economy has grown rapidly over the past decade and urbanization is increasing, the country's economic and spatial transformation has only just begun. Ethiopia's share of agriculture in GDP in 2006 (48 percent) was the highest in...
    • Agriculture and the economic transformation of Ethiopia

    • Mellor, John W.; Dorosh, Paul A.
    • 2010
    • Economic development transforms an economy from one that is largely agricultural to one that is largely manufacturing and services. Since agriculture currently dominates Ethiopia's economy and employment, however, there is an issue as to what its...
    • A sub-national hunger index for Ethiopia

    • Schmidt, Emily; Dorosh, Paul A.
    • 2009
    • Access to sufficient food and nutrients is essential for household welfare, as well as for accomplishing other development objectives. Households with insufficient access to food often face other challenges related to food insecurity including poor...
    • Foreign exchange rationing, wheat markets and food security in Ethiopia

    • Dorosh, Paul A.; Ahmed, Hashim
    • 2009
    • In spite of remarkable growth in Ethiopia’s agricultural production and overall real incomes (GDP/capita) from 2004/05 to 2008/09, prices of major cereals (teff, maize, wheat and sorghum) have fluctuated sharply in both nominal and real terms....
    • Out of the shadow of famine

    • Ahmed, Raisuddin, ed.; Haggblade, Steven, ed.; Chowdhury, Tawfiq-e-Elahi, ed.
    • 2000
    • This book describes how Bangladesh transformed its food markets and food policies to free the country from the constant threat of famine. Since 1990, the Bangladeshi government has dismantled its food rationing system, privatized grain...
    • Macro policies and the food sector in Bangladesh

    • Fontana, Marzia; Wobst, Peter; Dorosh, Paul A.
    • 2001
    • Trade liberalization in the early 1990s in Bangladesh has enabled the private sector to respond with market-stabilizing inflows of rice and wheat following major production shortfalls. At the same time, easing of restrictions on foreign investment,...
    • Market opportunities for African agriculture

    • Diao, Xinshen; Dorosh, Paul A.; Rahman, Shaikh Mahfuzur
    • 2007
    • "This report focuses on demand-side constraints on agricultural growth and their implications for three broad alternative agricultural development strategies: promoting traditional exports, developing nontraditional exports, and increasing food...
    • Agglomeration, migration, and regional growth

    • Dorosh, Paul A.; Thurlow, James
    • 2009
    • "Uganda has experienced rapid economic growth and poverty reduction over the past decade but has failed to significantly improve incomes in its northern regions where prolonged conflict has hindered growth. We consider three strategies to close...

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