Attempts to explain dramatic differences in agricultural productivity around the world typically focus on farm size, risk aversion, and credit constraints, with an emphasis on how they might serve to limit technology adoption. This paper takes a different tack: can managerial practices explain this variation in productivity?
New Approaches to International Development
The London International Development Centre (LIDC) facilitates interdisciplinary research and training to tackle complex problems in international development.
We bring together social and natural scientists from across the University of London's Bloomsbury Colleges: Birkbeck, UCL Institute of Education, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, and SOAS.
Experts from LSHTM comment on WHO decision that microcephaly clusters associated with Zika infection constitute a public health emergency
On the impending retirement of Professor Jeff Waage in September 2016, LIDC invites applications for the position of Director.