Academic Publications

Academic publications by SOW-VU's staff since 2007. As far as possible, links are included in the list. Most publications are copyright protected and are only available upon demand. Please contact the SOW-VU Postmaster to request the pdf. Publcations from 1999-2006 can be found here.

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2014

  1. Wesenbeeck, C.F.A. van,  W.C.M. van Veen, Boom, B. van den, A. Baah-Nuakoh, K.Tutu, D. Sarpong and A. de Kemp  ‘Autonomy, partnership and beyond. A counterfactual analysis of policy coherence for Ghana’,  IOB Sudy no. 394. Published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Policy and Operantions Evaluation Department (IOB).
  2. Wesenbeeck, C.F.A. van, 'Mapping the Food Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa', Chapter 2 in: A. Akinyoade, W. Klaver, S. Soeters and D. Foeken (eds) 'Digging Deeper: Inside Africa’s Agricultural, Food and Nutrition Dynamics'. Leiden/Boston: Brill Publishers. Link to publisher

2013

  1. Boom, B. van den, ‘Sharing Ghana’s economic growth: The challenges of the North-South divide and the accumulation of FDI & external debt’, chapter 9 in: The State of the Ghanaian Economy 2012, Legon: Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER).
  2. Fan, S., J. Brzeska, M.A.Keyzer, A.N. Halsema ‘From Subsistence to Profit - Transforming Smallholder Farms’, Food Policy Report, IFPRI, Washington DC and SOW-VU, Amsterdam.
  3. Ghazanfari, S., S. Pande, M. Hashemy, B.G.J.S. Sonneveld 'Diagnosis of GLDAS LSM based aridity index and dryland identification'. Journal of Environmental Management. 119 (2013) 162-172.
  4. Keyzer, M.A. ‘Macroeconomics and the Long Term’, Chapter 1 in: 3 Decades of Economic Diversity - Essays on Labour, Technology and Monetary Economics in Honour of prof. dr. Joan Muysken, (H. Meijers and T. van Veen, eds.), CBS Design and Print, Maastricht.
  5. Keyzer, M.A., M.D. Merbis, R. Witt, V. Heyets, O. Borodina, I. Prokopa ‘Farming and Rural Development in Ukraine: making dualisation work’. JRC Scientific and Policy Report of the ENP-Ukraine project ‘Prospects of the Farming Sector and Rural development in European Neighborhood Policy Countries’, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Seville, Spain.
  6. Alfarra, A., B.G.J.S. Sonneveld, H. Hoetzl 'Farmers’ willingness to pay for treated wastewater in the Jordan valley'. Sky Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 2(6), pp. 69 - 84, July, 2013.

2012

  1. Alfarra A., E. Kemp-Benedict, H. Hötzl, N. Sader, B.G.J.S.Sonneveld ‘Modeling Water Supply and Demand for Effective Water Management Allocation in the Jordan Valley’. Journal of Agricultural Science and Application (JASA). Vol. No. March 2012: 1-7.
  2. Liu, B., M.A. Keyzer, B. van den Boom and P. Zikhali ‘How connected are Chinese farmers to retail markets? New evidence of price transmission’, China Economic Review 23(1): 34-46.
  3. Fischer, G., W. Winiwarter, T. Ermolieva, G. Cao, H. van Velthuizen, Z. Klimont, W. Schöpp, W.C.M. van Veen, D. Wiberg and F. Wagner ‘Sustainable agriculture in China: estimation and reduction of nitrogen impacts’. In Y. Ermoliev, M. Makowski and K. Marti (eds) ‘Managing Safety of Heterogeneous Systems: Decisions under Uncertainties and Risks’. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.
  4. Halsema, A.N. and C.A.A.M. Withagen ‘Cartel-fringe models of the oil market: a quantitative Assessment’. International Journal of Technology Management 60 (1-2): 60-82.
  5. Keyzer, M.A. and C.F.A. van Wesenbeeck ‘Food Security Management, Aid and Governance’. In: N. Pouw and I. Baud, eds. Local Governance and Poverty in Developing Nations. Routledge Studies in Development and Society. New York: Routledge. (Chapter 5).
  6. Sonneveld, B.G.J.S., M.A. Keyzer, P. Adegbola and S. Pande ‘The impact of climate change on crop production in West Africa: an assessment for the Oueme River Basin in Benin’. Water Resources Management 26 (2): 553-579.
  7. Sonneveld, B.G.J.S., Z. Bai, D. Ndiaye and P.S. Bindraban ‘Comparing RUE trends with expert judgments for nation-wide land degradation assessments: the case of Senegal’. Journal of Sustainable Development 5 (8): 116-135.
  8. Sonneveld, B.G.J.S., D. McGarry and D. Ndiaye (accepted) 'Using the VS-Fast methodology for soil degradation assessment: a case study from Senegal.' Soil Use and Management.
  9. Withagen, C.A.A.M. and A.N. Halsema ‘Tax competition leading to strict environmental policy’. International Tax and Public Finance 20: 434-449. doi: 10.1007/s10797-012-9232-1.

2011

  1. Alfarra, E., Kemp-Benedict, H. Hötzl, N. Sader and B.G.J.S. Sonneveld (accepted) ‘A framework for wastewater reuse In Jordan: utilizing a modified wastewater reuse index’. Water Resources Management.
  2. Fischer, G., W. Winiwarter, T. Ermolieva, G. Cao, H. van Velthuizen, Z. Klimont, W. Schöpp, W.C.M. van Veen, D. Wiberg and F. Wagner, ‘Sustainable agriculture expansion: estimation and reduction of nitrogen impacts, case study of China’, chapter in ‘Coping with Uncertainty: Managing Safety of Heterogeneous Systems’, Proceedings of the Fourth IIASA/GAMM-Workshop, published by Springer-Verlag (accepted).
  3. Halsema, A.N., Essays in Resource Management: Ownership, Market Structures and Exhaustibility. Tinbergen Institute. Amsterdam: Thela Thesis Academic Publishing Services. Full text
  4. Keyzer, M.A. and C.F.A. van Wesenbeeck ‘Optimal coalition formation and surplus distribution: Two sides of one coin’. European Journal of Operational Research 215: 604 - 615. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2011.06.030.
  5. Nubé, M. and R. Voortman, ‘Human micronutrient deficiencies: Linkages with micronutrient deficiencies in soils, crops, and animal nutrition’. In L. Amoroso, and B. Thompson, eds. Combating Micronutrient Deficiencies: Food-based Approaches, pp. 289 – 311. Rome: FAO, CAB International.
  6. Pande, S., B. van den Boom, H.G. Savenije, A.K. Gosain ‘Water valuation at basin scale with application to western India’. Ecological Economics (in press) doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2011.07.025.
  7. Qiu, H., J. Huang, M.A. Keyzer, W.C.M. van Veen, S. Rozelle, G. Fischer and T. Ermolieva ‘Biofuel development, food security and the use of marginal land in China’. Journal of Environmental Quality 40: 1058-1067.
  8. Sonneveld, B.G.J.S., M.A. Keyzer and L. Stroosnijder, 'Evaluating quantitative and qualitative models: An application for nationwide water erosion assessment in Ethiopia'. Environmental Modelling & Software 26, 1161-1170.
  9. Sonneveld B. G. J. S., M. A. Keyzer, P. Adegbola and S. Pande (2011) The Impact of Climate Change on Crop Production in West Africa: An Assessment for the Oueme River Basin in Benin. Water Resources Management. doi: 10.1007/s11269-011-9931-x.
  10. Liu, B., M.A. Keyzer, B. van den Boom and P. Zikhali ‘How connected are Chinese farmers to retail markets? New evidence of price transmission’. China Economic Review. doi:10.1016/j.chieco.2011.07.010.

2010

  1. Alem, Y., M. Bezabih, M.Kassie, P. Zikhali ‘Does Fertilizer Use Respond to Rainfall Variability? Panel Data Evidence from Ethiopia’. Agricultural Economics 41: 165-175. Full text
  2. Benchekroun, H., A.N. Halsema and C.Withagen ‘When additional resource stocks reduce welfare’. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 59 (1): 109-114. Full text
  3. Kassie, M., P. Zikhali, J. Pender, G. Köhlin ‘The economics of sustainable land management practices in the Ethiopian highlands’. Journal of Agricultural Economics 61(3): 605-627. Full text
  4. Keyzer, M.A., ‘Towards a closed Phosphorus Cycle’. De Economist 158 (4): 411-425 DOI 10.1007/s10645-010-9150-5. Full text
  5. Molini V., M.A. Keyzer., G.J.M. van den Boom, W. Zant and N.N.N. Nsowah-Nuamah ‘Safety nets and index based insurance: Historical assessment and semi-paramentric estimation of an indemnity schedule for Northern Ghana’. Economic Development and Cultural Change 58(4): 671-712. Full text
  6. Molini V., M. Nubé and G.J.M. van den Boom ‘Adult BMI as a health and nutritional inequality measure: applications at macro and micro level’. World Development 38 (7): 1012-1023. Full text
  7. Molini V., J. Arbache and J. Habyarimana ‘Silent and Lethal: How Quiet Corruption Undermines Africa’s Development Efforts’. Africa Development Indicators 2010 Essay, The World Bank. Full text
  8. Sonneveld, B.G.J.S., S. Pande, M. A. Keyzer, K. Georgis, A. Seid Ali and A. Takele, ‘Land degradation and overgrazing in the Afar Region, Ethiopia: a spatial analysis using Rainfall Use Efficiency’ In: P. Zdruli, M. Pagliai, S. Kapur and A. Faz Cano, eds. Land Degradation and Desertification: Assessment, Mitigation and Remediation, pp. 97-109. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. Full text
  9. Voortman, R.L. Explorations into African land resource ecology; on the chemistry between soils, plants and fertilizers. Enschede: Gildeprint Drukkerijen. Full text
  10. Zikhali, P. ‘Fast Track Land Reform, tenure security and investments in soil conservation: Micro-evidence from Mazowe District in Zimbabwe’. Natural Resources Forum, 34(2): 124-139. Full text

2009

  1. Akpalu, W., E. Muchapondwa and P. Zikhali ‘Can the restrictive harvest period policy conserve the mopane worms in southern Africa. A bioeconomic modeling approach’. Environment and Development Economics 14: 587-600. Full text
  2. Barthel, R., B.G.J.S. Sonneveld, J. Götzinger, M.A Keyzer, S. Pande, A. Printz and T. Gaiser ‘Integrated Assessment of Groundwater Resources in the Ouémé Basin, Benin, West Africa’. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 34:236-250. Full text
  3. Benchekroun, H., A.N. Halsema and C.Withagen ‘On nonrenewable resource oligopolies: the asymmetric case’. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 33 (11): 1867 – 1879. Full text
  4. Huang, J., H. Qiu, M.A. Keyzer, E. Meng and W.C.M. van Veen ‘Impacts of Bioethanol Development on China’s Regional Agricultural Development’. China Economic Quarterly 8 (2): 723-742.
  5. Kassie, M., P. Zikhali, K. Manjur and S. Edwards ‘Adoption of sustainable agriculture practices: Evidence from a semi-arid region of Ethiopia’. Natural Resources Forum 33: 189-198. Full text
  6. Keyzer, M.A., B.G.J.S. Sonneveld, and W.C.M. van Veen ‘Valuation of natural resources: efficiency and equity’. Development in Practice 19 (2): 233-239. Full text
  7. Keyzer, M.A. and C.F.A. van Wesenbeeck ‘The Millennium Development Goals: how realistic are they?’. In: J. von Braun, R. VargasHill and R. Pandya-Lorch, ed. The poorest and the hungry, Washington DC: IFPRI.
  8. Norkin, V. I. and M. A. Keyzer, ‘On convergence of kernel learning estimators’. SIAM Journal on Optimization 20 (3): 1205 – 1223. Full text
  9. Norkin, V. I. and M. A. Keyzer, ‘On Stochastic Optimization and Statistical Learning in Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces by Support Vector Machines (SVM)’. Informatica 20 (2): 273 – 292. Full text
  10. Molini V., M.A. Keyzer., G.J.M. van den Boom, W. Zant and N.N.N. Nsowah-Nuamah ‘Safety nets and index based insurance: Historical assessment and semi-parametric estimation of an indemnity schedule for Northern Ghana’. Economic Development and Cultural Change (forthcoming).
  11. Molini V., M. Nubé and G.J.M. van den Boom ‘Adult BMI as a health and nutritional inequality measure: applications at macro and micro level’. World Development 38 (7): 1012 - 1023. Full text
  12. Molini V., J. Arbache and J. Habyarimana ‘Silent and Lethal: How Quiet Corruption Undermines Africa’s Development Efforts’. Africa Development Indicators 2010 Essay, The World Bank.
  13. Pande S., M. McKee, and L. A. Bastidas ‘Complexity Based Robust Hydrologic Prediction’. Water Resources Research 45, W10406, doi:10.1029/2008WR007524. Full text
  14. Sonneveld, B.G.J.S., M. A. Keyzer, K. Georgis, S. Pande, A. Seid Ali and A. Takele ‘Following the Afar: using remote tracking systems to analyze pastoralists trekking routes’. Journal of Arid Environments 73 (11): 1046 – 1050. Full text
  15. Van Wesenbeeck, C.F.A., M.A. Keyzer and M. Nubé ‘Estimation of undernutrition and mean calorie intake in Africa: methodology, findings and implications for Africa’s record’. International Journal of Health Geographics 8(37): 1-18. Full text
  16. Zerfu, D., P. Zikhali and I. Kabenga, ‘Does Ethnicity matter for Trust? Evidence from Africa’. Journal of African Economics 18(1): 153-175. Full text

2008

  1. Boom, G.J.M. van den, N.N. Nsowah-Nuamah and G.B. Overbosch, ‘Health Care Provision and Self-Medication in Ghana’ in Aryeetey and Kanbur (eds.) The Economy of Ghana: Analytical Perspectives on Stability, Growth and Poverty, pp. 320-346, proceedings of the conference ‘Ghana at the Half Century’. James Curry, Oxford.
  2. Dasgupta, P., R. Saha and M. Nubé, ‘Changes in body size and nutritional status of Middle-Class Bengali boys of Kolkata, India, 1982-2002’, Economics and Human Biology, 6 (1): 75-94. Full text
  3. Keyzer, M.A., ‘Wereldvoedselvoorziening’ in T. Dietz, F. den Hertog and H. van der Wusten (eds.) Van natuurlandschap tot risicomaatschappij. De geografie van de relatie tussen mens en milieu, pp. 85-93. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam.
  4. Keyzer, M.A., B.G.J.S. Sonneveld, and W.C.M. van Veen, ‘Valuation of natural resources: efficiency and equity’. Journal of Development Practice, Oxford, UK. (in press).
  5. Keyzer, M.A., contributions to mathematical reviews: ‘Learning Competitive Equilibrium’ by Sean Crocket, Stephen Spear and Shyam Sunder, Journal of Mathematical Economics 2008:651-671; ‘An interior-point algorithm for computing equilibria in economies with incomplete asset markets’ by M. Esteban-Bravo, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 32, 2008 pp. 677-694; ‘Financial dynamics’ by David Carfi and Giovoanni Caristi, Differential geometry – Dynamical systems Vol. 10, 2008, pp. 71-85.
  6. Keyzer, M.A., M.D. Merbis and R.L. Voortman, ‘The Biofuel Controversy’. De Economist, 156: 507-527. DOI 10.1007/s10645-008-9098-x. Full text
  7. Klaver, W., M. Nubé, ‘The MDG on poverty and hunger: How reliable are the hunger estimates?’ in M. Rutten, A. Leliveld, and D. Foeken (eds.) Inside Poverty and Development in Africa: Critical Reflections on Pro-poor Policies, pp. 273-302. Volume 7, African Dynamics Series, Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  8. Liu, J., S. Fritz, C.F.A. van Wesenbeeck, M. Fuchs, L. You, M. Obersteiner, H. Yang, ‘A spatially explicit assessment of current and future hotspots of hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa in the context of global change’, Global and Planetary Change, 64 (3-4): 222-235. Full text
  9. Mazzucato, V., G.J.M. van den Boom, N.N.N. Nsowah-Nuamah, ‘Remittances in Ghana: Origin, Destination and Issues of Measurement’ in International Migration 46(1): 103-122. Full text
  10. Molini, V., G. Wan, ‘Discovering sources of inequality in transition economies: a case study of rural Vietnam’ in Economic Change and Restructuring 41: 75-96. Full text
  11. Molini, V., M.A. Keyzer, G.J.M. van den Boom, W. Zant, ‘Creating Safety Nets Through Semi-parametric Index-Based Insurance: A Simulation for Northern Ghana: Abstract’, in Agricultural Finance Review Spring 2008, pp. 223-225. Full text
  12. Norkin, V. I. and M. A. Keyzer (2008) On convergence of kernel learning estimators. In L. Sakalauskas, G.W. Weber and E. K. Zavadskas (Eds.):  Continuous Optimization and Knowledge-Based Technologies; pp. 306–310. Neringa, Lithuania. ISBN 978-9955-28-283-9.
  13. Nubé, M., ‘The Asian Enigma: Predisposition for low adult body mass index among people from South Asian descent’. Public Health Nutrition doi: 10.1017/S1368980008002826. Full text
  14. Pande, S., M.A. Keyzer, A. Arouna and B.G.J.S. Sonneveld, ‘Addressing diarrhoea prevalence in the West African Middle Belt: social and geographic dimensions in a case study for Benin’. International Journal of Health Geographics 7:1-17. Full text
  15. Nubé, M., R. Voortman, ‘Human micronutrient deficiencies: Linkages with micronutrient deficiencies in soils, crops, and animal nutrition’, in L. Amoroso, and B. Thompson (eds.) Food Based Approaches (FBAs) for Combating Micronutrient Deficiencies, FAO, Rome.
  16. Qiu, H., J. Huang, M. Keyzer and W. van Veen, ‘Policy options for China’s bio-ethanol development and the implications for its agricultural economy’. China & World Economy 16:112-124. Full text

2007

  1. Keyzer, M.A., and C.F.A. van Wesenbeeck ‘Food aid and governance’ in E. Bulte & R. Ruben (eds.) Development economics between markets and institutions, pp. 183-208, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen
  2. Keyzer, M.A., B.G.J.S. Sonneveld and W. van Veen, ‘Environment for Development’ in The Global Environment Outlook GEO-4, pp. 1-36, UNEP/Division of Early Warning and Assessment. Nairobi, Kenya. Full text
  3. Molini, V., ‘Food Security in Vietnam during the 1990s: The Empirical Evidence’ in B. Guha-Khasnobis et al. (eds.), Food Security Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness, pp. …. Oxford University Press
  4. Pande, S., and M. McKee, ‘Valuing certainty in a consensus-based water allocation mechanism’, Water Resources Research 43, W02427, doi:10.1029/2004WR003890. Full text
  5. Sonneveld, B.G.J.S. and D. Dent (accepted). ‘How good is GLASOD?’ in Journal of Environmental Management. Full text (pdf)
  6. Sonneveld, B.G.J.S., et al., ‘Land’ chapter 3 in The Global Environment Outlook: GEO-4, pp. 81-114, UNEP/Division of Early Warning and Assessment. Nairobi, Kenya. Online

 

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