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Moving Matters: The Effect of Location on Crop Production

Publication Date: March, 2015

Our new spatial output indexes show that 16 to 21 percent of the increase in U.S. corn output over the 128 years beginning in 1879 was attributable to spatial movement in production.

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The Economic Returns to U.S. Public Agricultural Research

Publication Date: November, 2011

We use newly constructed state-specific data to explore the implications of common modeling choices for measures of research returns.

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A Strategic Look at Global Wheat Production, Productivity and R&D Developments

Publication Date: January, 2011

The 20th century began with a rapid ramping up of national investments in and institutions engaged with research for food and agriculture.

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Priorities for Realizing the Potential to Increase Agricultural Productivity and Growth in Western and Central Africa

Publication Date: August, 2009

We identify a set of development priorities for agriculture that cut across West Africa, at both the country and the regional level, to achieve economy-wide growth goals in the region.

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Strategic Approaches to Targeting Technology Generation: Assessing the Coincidence of Poverty and Drought-prone Crop Production

Publication Date: August, 2008

Current and future crop improvement efforts will focus more on marginal environments, especially those prone to drought. The objective of this research is to guide crop improvement efforts by prioritizing areas of high poverty, the key problem of high drought risk and the crops grown and consumed in these areas.

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Exploring Strategic Priorities for Regional Agricultural R&D

Exploring Strategic Priorities for Regional Agricultural R&D Investments in East and Central Africa

Publication Date: July, 2008

Agriculture plays a dominant role in nearly all the countries of East and Central Africa, and many face similar agroecological, climatic, and development challenges.

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