Working Papers

Working Papers

Non-farm income and labor markets in rural Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 90, by Fantu Bachewe, Guush Berhane, Bart Minten, and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse. Abstract: Ethiopia’s economy is rapidly transforming. However, the extent to which this is affecting off-farm income and labor markets in rural areas is not well understood.

Rural-urban differences in children’s dietary diversity in Ethiopia: A Poisson decomposition analysis

ESSP Working Paper 89, by Kalle Hirvonen. Abstract: An emerging body of literature shows how low diversity in diets is associated with increased risk of chronic undernutrition and micro-nutrient deficiencies in young children.

Agricultural prices during drought in Ethiopia: An assessment using national producer data (January 2014 to January 2016)

ESSP Working Paper 88, by Fantu Bachewe, Feiruz Yimer, Bart Minten, and Paul Dorosh. Abstract: We analyze the evolution of crop and livestock producer prices and wages of unskilled laborers

Diet transformation in Africa: The case of Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 87, by Ibrahim Worku Hassen, Mekdim Dereje, Bart Minten, and Kalle Hirvonen. Abstract: Africa's food systems are changing fast amid rapid economic growth, emerging urbanization, and structural transformation.