Browsing Department of Economics (ECO) by Author "OSBORNE, Theresa"
Title:Credit and Risk in Rural Developing Economies Author(s):OSBORNE, TheresaDate:2006Citation:Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, 2006, 30, 4, 541-568Type of Publication:ArticleAbstract:This paper examines the theory of credit as a means of raising the productivity and living standards of producer households who face significant uncertainty. A dynamic model with uncertainty is developed in which households ...
Title:Imperfect Competition in Agricultural Markets: evidence from Ethiopia Author(s):OSBORNE, TheresaDate:2005Citation:Journal of Development Economics, 2005, 76, 2, 405-428Type of Publication:ArticleAbstract:Drawing upon unique transaction-level data from rural Ethiopia, this paper tests for general forms of imperfect competition among rural wholesale traders. These traders are key to the grain distribution system as they ...
Title:Market News in Commodity Price Theory: application to the Ethiopian grain market Author(s):OSBORNE, TheresaDate:2004Citation:Review of Economic Studies, 2004, 71, 1, 133-165Type of Publication:Article