Journal of
Development and Agricultural Economics

  • Abbreviation: J. Dev. Agric. Econ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9774
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDAE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 551

Table of Content: July 2009; 1(4)

July 2009

Emerging rural development issues

Author(s): Prof. Diego Begalli

July 2009

The wealth of the emerging world - the next 15 - 25 years

The article introduces a new economic concept - domestication of a territory. In the past, harnessing the Ricardian advantage of each successive unique territory meant the development of a brand new technological package along with social institutions, custom tailored to the land’s specifics. Today, we face a similar necessity of improving the productivity of territories of the developing world. They are rich,...

Author(s): Lucy Badalian and Victor Krivorotov

July 2009

Measuring agricultural productivity growth in MENA countries

This paper investigates the patterns of agricultural productivity growth in 16 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries during the period 1970 - 2000. We use a nonparametric, output-based Malmquist index to examine whether our estimates confirm or invalidate the previous studies results indicating the decrease of agricultural productivity in developing countries. We will show that on average, agricultural...

Author(s): Mounir Belloumi and Mohamed Salah Matoussi