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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance H-index 98 Citations 40,068 384 World Ranking 46 National Ranking 37

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Awards & Achievements

2016 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Agriculture
  • Statistics

His primary scientific interests are in Poverty, Economic growth, Agriculture, Agricultural economics and Developing country. The study incorporates disciplines such as Food prices, Development economics, International development and Welfare in addition to Poverty. The Development economics study combines topics in areas such as Pastoralism, Chronic poverty, Risk management and Livelihood.

His studies deal with areas such as Rural area, Empirical evidence, Empirical research and Food security as well as Economic growth. His Agriculture research incorporates elements of Productivity, Natural resource economics, Inefficiency and Distribution. His work carried out in the field of Developing country brings together such families of science as Government, Consumption, Nonfarm payrolls and Globalization.

His most cited work include:

  • Nonfarm income diversification and household livelihood strategies in rural Africa: concepts, dynamics, and policy implications (1387 citations)
  • The economics of poverty traps and persistent poverty: An asset-based approach (991 citations)
  • The Rise of Supermarkets in Africa, Asia, and Latin America (949 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Poverty, Agriculture, Environmental planning, Economic growth and Development economics. His studies in Poverty integrate themes in fields like Natural resource economics, Asset, Public economics and Welfare. His Agriculture research includes themes of Productivity and Agricultural economics.

Christopher B. Barrett regularly links together related areas like Environmental resource management in his Environmental planning studies. Economic growth is often connected to Food security in his work.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Poverty (17.43%)
  • Agriculture (12.77%)
  • Environmental planning (10.69%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Environmental planning (10.69%)
  • Environmental resource management (7.82%)
  • Agriculture (12.77%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Christopher B. Barrett focuses on Environmental planning, Environmental resource management, Agriculture, Engineering management and Poverty. His Agriculture research integrates issues from Productivity and Agricultural economics. His Engineering management study frequently intersects with other fields, such as Operations management.

Poverty and Econometrics are frequently intertwined in his study.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Positive biodiversity-productivity relationship predominant in global forests (517 citations)
  • Ten striking facts about agricultural input use in Sub-Saharan Africa. (152 citations)
  • Emerging human infectious diseases and the links to global food production (91 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Agriculture
  • Statistics

Christopher B. Barrett spends much of his time researching Agriculture, Agricultural economics, Poverty, Productivity and Food security. The various areas that Christopher B. Barrett examines in his Agriculture study include Food processing, Investment and Development economics. His research on Agricultural economics also deals with topics like

  • Product which intersects with area such as Livestock and Pastoralism,
  • Index which is related to area like Incentive.

His Poverty research includes elements of Asset, Public economics, Subsidy, Econometrics and Valuation. His Public economics course of study focuses on Willingness to pay and Welfare. His research integrates issues of Risk analysis, Sustainability and Environmental resource management in his study of Food security.

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Top Publications

Nonfarm income diversification and household livelihood strategies in rural Africa: concepts, dynamics, and policy implications

Christopher B. Barrett;Thomas Reardon;P. Webb.
Food Policy (2001)

2596 Citations

The economics of poverty traps and persistent poverty: An asset-based approach

Michael R. Carter;Christopher B. Barrett.
Journal of Development Studies (2006)

1936 Citations

The Rise of Supermarkets in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Thomas Reardon;C. Peter Timmer;Christopher B. Barrett;Julio Berdegué.
American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2003)

1748 Citations

Measuring Food Insecurity

Christopher B. Barrett.
Science (2010)

1280 Citations

Smallholder Market Participation: Concepts and Evidence from Eastern and Southern Africa

Christopher B. Barrett.
Food Policy (2008)

1275 Citations

Agrifood Industry Transformation and Small Farmers in Developing Countries

Thomas Reardon;Christopher B. Barrett;Julio A. Berdegué;Johan F.M. Swinnen.
World Development (2009)

987 Citations

Smallholder participation in contract farming: Comparative evidence from five countries

Christopher B. Barrett;Maren E. Bachke;Marc F. Bellemare;Hope C. Michelson.
World Development (2012)

666 Citations

FOOD SECURITY AND FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Christopher B. Barrett.
Research Papers in Economics (2002)

648 Citations

Food Aid After Fifty Years Recasting Its Role

Christopher B. Barrett;Daniel Maxwell.
(2005)

643 Citations

Agroindustrialization, globalization, and international development An overview of issues, patterns, and determinants

Thomas Reardon;Christopher B. Barrett.
Agricultural Economics (2000)

626 Citations

Editorial Boards

Food Policy
(Impact Factor: 4.189)

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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