Geography has been shown to be an important determinant of economic development. Remote areas tend to be poorer due to higher transaction costs for trade or inhospitable environments.
ESSP Research Note 73, by Paul A. Dorosh, Bart Minten . Abstract: Nominal cereal prices in Ethiopia in July 2019 were significantly higher than the year before – maize prices had risen by 32 percent; sorghum by 39 percent; teff by 35 percent; and wheat by 2 percent.
ESSP Research Note 72, by Emily Schmidt, Paul Dorosh, Mekamu Kedir Jemal, and Jennifer Smart. Synopsis of Working Paper 119. Abstract: This research note evaluates Ethiopia’s demographic shift over the last four decades
ESSP Research Note 71, by Fantu Bachewe, Lan Li, Bart Minten, Alemayehu Taffesse, Karl Pauw, Alethia Cameron, and Tirsit Endaylalu. Synopsis of Working Paper 115. Abstract: Storage losses of crops on the farm are often assumed to be an important contributor to presumed large post-harvest losses in developing countries.
ESSP Research Note 70, by Kalle Hirvonen, Abdulazize Wolle, and Bart Minten. Abstract: As in many other low-income countries, fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption is very low in Ethiopia. Consequently, micronutrient deficiencies, such as for Vitamin A, are widespread,