Sökning: "highlands of Ethiopia"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 9 avhandlingar innehållade orden highlands of Ethiopia.

  1. 1. Essays on Shocks, Welfare, and Poverty Dynamics: Microeconometric Evidence from Ethiopia

    Författare :Yonas Alem; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban Ethiopia; poverty dynamics; dynamic probit; hazard rate; labor market status; subjective well-being; policymakers; life satisfaction; environment; Ethiopia; food price; consumer demand; fertilizer use; rainfall; highlands of Ethiopia; panel data; consumption; welfare; food price shock; Africa;

    Sammanfattning : Five self-contained papers constitute this thesis. Paper 1: Does fertilizer use respond to rainfall variability? Panel data evidence from urban Ethiopia In this article, we use farmers’ actual experiences with changes in rainfall levels and their responses to these changes to assess whether patterns of fertilizer use are responsive to changes in rainfall patterns. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Risk, Time and Land Management under Market Imperfections: Applications to Ethiopia

    Författare :Mahmud Yesuf; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; land degradation; market imperfections; transaction costs; soil conservation; fertilizer adoption; risk preference; time preference; experimental studies; Ethiopia;

    Sammanfattning : This Ph.D. thesis addresses both theoretical and empirical issues pertaining to land management decisions of farm households in developing countries working under an imperfect market and institutional setting (with case studies from Ethiopia). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Essays on Economic Behaviour: HIV/AIDS, Schooling, and Inequality

    Författare :Annika Lindskog; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; Malawi; Ethiopia; HIV AIDS; Inequality; Fertility; Mortality; Education; Within-household spillovers; Credit constraints; Diversification; Uncertainty; Redistribution; Fairness;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1: Economic Inequality and HIV in Malawi To analyze if the spread of HIV is related to economic inequality we estimate multilevel models of the individual probability of HIV infection among young Malawian women. We find a positive association between HIV infection and inequality at both the neighbourhood and district levels, but no effect of individual poverty. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Risk and Rates of Time Preferences of Farm Households in Ethiopia: Implications on land investment decisions

    Författare :Mahmud Yesuf; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : Summary Paper 1: Risk Preferences of Farm Households in Ethiopia: Implications to Land Investment Decisions This paper measures farmers' attitude towards risk using an experimental approach for a sample of 262 farm households in Ethiopian highlands. We find more than 50 percent of the households in severe to extreme risk aversion category, unlike similar studies in Asia, where the vast majorities are found under moderate to intermediate risk aversion category. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Mark är som barn - Genus, fattigdom, och försörjning i Södra Wollo, Etiopien : [with English summary: Our land is like our children - Gendered livelihood strategies in South Wollo, Ethiopia]

    Författare :Kristina Nässén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; gender; everyday practice; livelihood; exchange; female-headed households; subsistence farming; rural development; Ethiopian highlands; East Africa;

    Sammanfattning : This anthropological study examines the complexity and importance of gender relations for livelihood activities and it looks at the way in which female- headed agricultural households in the Ethiopian highlands cope in an area renowned for livelihood vulnerability, drought and famine. It is based on ethnographic fieldwork which was carried out in South Wollo for a year. LÄS MER