The first two authors share seniority of authorship. We thank the government of Ethiopia for research clearance, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) for hospitality, Dr. Simeon Ehui of ILRI for supervisory assistance, and J.S. Butler, the late Jim Ellis, Garth Holloway, Peter Little, Nancy McCarthy, John McPeak, Gerard van den Berg, an anonymous referee and seminar audiences at Binghamton, Cornell and the annual meetings of the American Agricultural Economics Association for very helpful comments on an earlier version, entitled ‘Pastoral Risk and Wealth-Differentiated Herd Accumulation in Southern Ethiopia’. This work was supported by the Pastoral Risk Management Project of the Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program, funded by the Office of Agriculture and Food Security, Global Bureau, United States Agency for International Development, under grants DAN-1328-G-00-0046-00 and PCE-G-98-00036-00, by Utah State University, ILRI and through an African Dissertation Fellowship Award from the Rockefeller Foundation. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of the US Agency for International Development.
Stochastic wealth dynamics and risk management among a poor population*
Article first published online: 28 SEP 2004
The Economic Journal
Volume 114, Issue 498, pages 750–777, October 2004
How to Cite
Lybbert, T. J., Barrett, C. B., Desta, S. and Layne Coppock, D. (2004), Stochastic wealth dynamics and risk management among a poor population. The Economic Journal, 114: 750–777. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2004.00242.x
- Issue published online: 28 SEP 2004
- Article first published online: 28 SEP 2004
- Date of receipt of first submission: August 2001 Date of receipt of final typescript: January 2004
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