Research and publications:

 

Holden, S. T. and Fisher, M. (2015). Subsidies promote use of drought tolerant maize varieties despite variable yield performance under smallholder environments in Malawi. Food Security 7(6): 1225-1238. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2014). Input Subsidies, Cash Constraints and Timing of Input Supply. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96(1): 290–307. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2013). Who Benefit from Malawi's Input Subsidy Program? Forum For Development Studies 40(1), 1-25. Link

 

Holden, S. T., Otsuka, K. and Deininger, K. (Eds.) (2013). Land Tenure Reforms in Asia and Africa: Impacts on Poverty and Natural Resource Management. Palgrave Macmillan. August 2013. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2012). Do Fertilizer Subsidies Crowd Out Organic Manures? The Case of Malawi. Agricultural Economics 43, 301-312. Abstract

 

Holden, S. T., Otsuka, K. and Place, F. (Eds) (2008). The Emergence of Land Markets in Africa: Impacts on Poverty, Equity and Efficiency. Resources For the Future Press, WashingtonD.C. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2011). Do Fertilizer Subsidies Crowd Out Organic Maures? The Case of Malawi. Paper submitted for the EAERE conference in Rome, June 29-July 2, 2011. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2010). Too Poor to be Efficient? Impacts of the Targeted Fertilizer Subsidy Program in Malawi on Farm Plot Level Input Use, Crop Choice and Land Productivity. Report to NORAD. Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Link to paper. Link to blog briefs

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2010). Impacts of the fertilizer subsidy program in Malawi: Targeting, household perceptions and preferences. Report to NORAD. Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Link to paper. Link to blog briefs

 

Holden, S. T. and Otsuka, K. (2014). The Roles of Land Tenure Reforms and Land Markets in the Context of Population Growth and Land Use Intensification in Africa. Food Policy 48: 88–97. Link

 

Deininger, K., Xia, F. and Holden, S. T.(2017). Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi's customary tenure systems. World Bank Policy Research Paper No. WPS7943. Link

 

Holden, Stein T. and Keijiro Otsuka (2013). The Roles of Land Tenure Reforms and Land Markets in the Context of Population Growth and Land Use Intensification in Africa. CLTS Working Paper No. 15/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. T., Kaarhus, R. and Lunduka, R. (2006). Land Policy Reform: The Role of Land Markets and Women's Land Rights in Malawi. Noragric Report No. 36, Noragric, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), Ås. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Quiggin, J. (2017). Bounded awareness and anomalies in intertemporal choice: Zooming in Google Earth as both metaphor and model. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, DOI: 10.1007/s11166-017-9254-2. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Quiggin, J. (2017). Climate risk and state-contingent technology adoption: shocks, drought tolerance and preferences. European Review of Agricultural Economics 44 (2), 285–308. doi: 10.1093/erae/jbw016. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Quiggin, J. (2017). Probability Weighting and Input Use Intensity in a State-Contingent Framework. CLTS Working Paper No. 8/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Quiggin, J. (2015). Bounded awareness and anomalies in intertemporal choice: Google Earth as metaphor and model. School of Economics and Business Working paper No. 13/2015. Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. T. (2017). Policies for Improved Food Security: - The Roles of Land Tenure Policies and Land Markets. CLTS Working Paper No. 9/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2010). Cash Constraints and Sticky Input Expenditures: -Experimental Evidence from Malawi. Paper prepared for presentation at Samfunnsøkonomenes Årskonferanse, 5-7. January 2011, at Norges Handelshøyskole, Bergen. Abstract

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2010). Impacts of the fertilizer subsidy program in Malawi: Targeting, household perceptions and preferences. Report to NORAD. Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Link to paper. Link to blog briefs

 

Holden, S. T. and Quiggin, J. (2016). Climate risk and state-contingent technology adoption: shocks, drought tolerance and preferences. European Review of Agricultural Economics 44 (2): 285–308. doi: 10.1093/erae/jbw016. Link

 

Fisher, M., Holden, S. T. and Katengeza, S. P. (2017). Adoption of CA technologies among Followers of Lead Farmers: How Strong is the Influence from Lead Farmers?. CLTS Working Paper No. 7/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. Link

 

Katengeza, S. P., Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. W. (2017). Adoption of Drought Tolerant Maize Varieties under Rainfall Stress in Malawi. CLTS Working Paper No. 4/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. Link

 

Fisher, M., Holden, S. T. and Katengeza, S. P. (2017). The adoption potential of Conservation Agriculture technologies in Malawi: A lead farmer promoter-adopter approach and assessment. CLTS Working Paper No. 1/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Quiggin, J. (2016). Climate risk ad state-contingent technology adoption: shocks, drought tolerance and preferences. European Review of Agricultural Economics, doi: 10.1093/erae/jbw016. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Fisher, M. (2015). Subsidies promote use of drought tolerant maize varieties despite variable yield performance under smallholder environments in Malawi. Food Security 7(6): 1225-1238. Link

 

Holden, S. T. (2015). Risk Preferences, Shocks and Technology Adoption: Farmers’ Responses to Drought Risk. CLTS Working Paper No. 3/2015. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Fischer, M. (2015). Can Adoption of Improved Maize Varieties Help Smallholder Farmers Adapt to Drought? Evidence from Malawi. CLTS Working Paper No. 1/2015. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Christopher J. O’Donnell (2015). Maize Productivity and Input Subsidies in Malawi: A State-Contingent Stochastic Production Frontier Approach. School of Economics and Business Working Paper No. 2/2015. Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. T. (2014). Risky Choices of Poor People: Comparing Risk Preference Elicitation Approaches in Field Experiments. CLTS Working Paper No. 10/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. Link

 

Holden, Stein T. and Julius Mangisoni (2013). Input subsidies and improved maize varieties in Malawi: - What can we learn from the impacts in a drought year? CLTS Working Paper No. 7/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway. Link

 

Skjeflo, S. W. and Holden, S. T. (2014). Economy-wide effects of input subsidies in Malawi: Market imperfections and household heterogeneity. CLTS Working Paper No. 7/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. T. (2014). Agricultural Household Models for Malawi: Household Heterogeneity, Market Characteristics, Agricultural Productivity, Input Subsidies, and Price Shocks. A Baseline Report. CLTS Working Paper No. 5/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway. Link

 

My paper with Rodney Lunduka presented at the 28th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, The Global Bio-Economy at Iguassu Falls, Cataratas, Brazil, August 18-24, 2012: "Input Subsidies, Cash Constraints and Timing of Input Supply: -Experimental Evidence from Malawi" Paper

 

Our joint presentation at the AAEA Annual Meeting i Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 24-26.July 2011,

Can Agricultural Input Subsidies Foster an African Green Revolution? Insights from Malawi”. Link

 

 

Impacts of the Farm Input Subsidy Program:

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2014). Input Subsidies, Cash Constraints and Timing of Input Supply. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96(1): 290–307. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2013). Who Benefit from Malawi's Input Subsidy Program? Forum For Development Studies 40(1), 1-25. Link

 

Holden, S. and Mangisoni, J. (2013). Input subsidies and improved maize varieties in Malawi: - What can we learn from the impacts in a drought year? CLTS Working Paper No. 7/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. (2013). Input subsidies and demand for improved maize: Relative prices and household heterogeneity matter! CLTS Working Paper No. 6/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. (2013). Amazing maize in Malawi: Input subsidies, factor productivity and land use intensification. CLTS Working Paper No. 4/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2012). Do Fertilizer Subsidies Crowd Out Organic Manures? The Case of Malawi. Agricultural Economics 43, 301-312. Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2011). Cash Constraints and Sticky Input Expenditures: -Experimental Evidence from Malawi. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Norwegian Economists at Handelshøgskolen, Bergen, January 5-7, 2011. Link

 

Holden, S. (2010). Rethinking Development in Africa: Is it Power Traps or Poverty Traps that Block Development? The Nordic Africa Institute website: Link

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2010). The Political Economy of Targeted Input Subsidies in Malawi. Paper presented at the NFU conference, Oslo, 25-26.November, 2010.

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2010). Too Poor to be Efficient? Impacts of the Targeted Fertilizer Subsidy Program in Malawi on Farm Plot Level Input Use, Crop Choice and Land Productivity. Report to NORAD. Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås.

Link to paper. Link to blog briefs

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2010). Impacts of the fertilizer subsidy program in Malawi: Targeting, household perceptions and preferences. Report to NORAD. Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås. Link to paper. Link to blog briefs

 

Holden, S. T. and Lunduka, R. (2010). Yara, the Fertilizer Industry and the Impacts on Small Farmers in Malawi. Understanding the Issues 1/2010. Norwegian Church Aid, Lilongwe and Oslo. Link

 

Land Tenure and Land Reform:

 

Lunduka, R. W. (2010). Land Rental Markets, Investment and Productivity under Customary Land Tenure Systems in Malawi. PhD-Dissertation. Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

 

Holden, S. T., Otsuka, K. and Place, F. (Eds) (2008). The Emergence of Land Markets in Africa: Impacts on Poverty, Equity and Efficiency. Resources For the Future Press, Washington D.C. Here

 

Holden, S. T., Kaarhus, R. and Lunduka, R. (2006). Land Policy Reform: The Role of Land Markets and Women's Land Rights in Malawi. Noragric Report No. 36, Noragric, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), Ås. Link

 

NOMA Master Programme in Development and Natural Resource Economics:

 

Master Theses:

 

Kelelew, S. K. (2010). Income Diversification and Rural Livelihoods in Malawi: Cases from Southern and Central Regions.

 

Ndhlovu, D. E. (2010). Determinants of Farm Households’ Cropland Allocation and Crop Diversification Decisions: The Role of Fertilizer Subsidies in Malawi.

 

Jambo, I. J. (2010). Effects of Land Ownership on Land Investments: A Case of Central and Southern Malawi.

 

Assefa, T. W. (2010). Raising Labour Productivity to Solve the Paradox: Labour Shortage in the Labour Surplus Economy; Malawi (Is Targeted Fertilizer Subsidy the Solution?)

 

Bayissa, F. W. (2010). Does Off-farm Income Compete with Farm Income? Evidence from Malawi.

 

Adong, A.(2010). Livelihood Strategies and the Prevalence of Poverty in Rural Malawi: The Case of Central and Southern Malawi.

 

Westberg, N. B. (2010). Girls versus Boys? Factors Associated with Children’s Schooling in Rural Malawi.

 

Tesfaye, B. (2010). Determinants of Land Renting and Its Implication on Food Security of Rural Farming Households in Malawi.

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