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Essays on Field Experiments and Impact Evaluation


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Title: Essays on Field Experiments and Impact Evaluation
Authors: Ruhinduka, Remidius Denis
E-mail: remidius.ruhinduka@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 9-Dec-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. School of Business, Economics and Law
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Parts of work: Paper 1: Improving Welfare Through Climate-Friendly Agriculture: The Case of the System of Rice Intensification Paper 2: Selling now or later, to process or not? The role of risk and time preferences in rice farmers’ decisions Paper 3: Credit, LPG Stove Adoption and Charcoal Consumtion: Evidence from a Randomised Controlled Trial Paper 4: Why (field) experiments on unethical behavior are important: Comparing stated and revealed behavior
Date of Defence: 2015-12-10
Disputation: Dec. 10, 2015, 10:15, University of Gothenburg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic Studies
226
Keywords: adaptation to climate change, ambiguity, artefactual field experiment, behavioraleconomics, charcoal, credit, deforestation, endogenous switching regression, field experiment, guilt, honesty, impact evaluation, kindness, liquidity constraint, LPG stoves, rice marketing, risk preferences, system of rice intensification, Tanzania, time preferences
Abstract: Paper 1: Improving Welfare Through Climate-Friendly Agriculture: The Case of the System of Rice Intensification We use rich survey data to investigate the economic impact of a climate-friendly rice farming method known as the system of rice intensification (SRI) on the welfare of rain-dependent small-holder farmers in Tanzania. SRI reduces water consumption by half, which makes it a promising farming system in the adaptation to climate change in moisture constrained areas, and it does not requir... more
ISBN: 978-91-88199-07-2 (printed)
978-91-88199-08-9 (pdf)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/40983
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