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AAEA Annual Meeting

2018 Africa Annual Meeting Schedule

Sunday, August 5

  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Africa Section Mentoring Session - Maryland A
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Africa Section Business Meeting - Maryland A

Monday, August 6

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Innovative approaches to measuring resilience and food security in sub-­-Saharan Africa (Joint with INTL) - Coolidge
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Ex-Ante Evaluation of the Quality of Index Insurance Contracts (Joint with AFM) - Maryland C

Tuesday, August 7

  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Analyzing multidimensional change:  Rasch modeling and related indicators of international development (Joint with INTL) - Maryland C
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Using population grids to define rural areas (Joint with Senior) - Roosevelt Room 3
  • 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM - Can Africa’s Agricultural Sector Face the Future with Small Farms? (Joint with INTL) - Marriott Balcony A
  • 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM - Recent developments in using choice experiments to elicit producer and consumer preferences in Africa (Joint with Senior) - Park Twr Ste 8216

2017 Africa Section Track Sessions

  • Rapid agri-food system transformation in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from processed food inventories in Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Mozambique, and Tanzania (Joint with International)
  • Who Is Food (In)secure in the U.S.? Explaining Differences across Households (Joint with COSBAE)
  • Does size matter? Revisiting the inverse farm size-productivity hypothesis in sub-Saharan Africa (Joint with International)
  • Food Prices and Price Volatility in Africa South of the Sahara (Joint with COSBAE)
  • Leveraging big data for studying resilience to weather variability, sub-national poverty and nutritional deprivation in sub-Saharan Africa (Joint with International)
  • Agricultural Extension in SSA: An overview of new approaches (Joint with International)

2016 Africa Section Track Sessions

  • Agri-Food System and Structural Transformation in Africa
  • Frontiers of Agricultural Transformation: What has changed? (Joint with INTL)
  • Are poor soils a blessing or a curse? Estimating the relationships among soil quality, agricultural productivity, and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa (Joint with INTL)