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Daniel Ayalew Ali

Economist

DANIEL AYALEW ALI is an economist at the agriculture and rural development unit of the research department of the World Bank. His main research area is applied microeconomics with a focus on Africa and rural issues: property rights, contracts in land and investment incentives, impact evaluation, risk coping and management. He has done extensive research on the impact evaluation of land related projects in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Nigeria and Ghana. He received his PhD in Economics from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

Personal Website: https://sites.google.com/site/decrgdanielaali

 

 

 

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The price of empowerment : experimental evidence on land titling in Tanzania (English)

This paper reports on a randomized field experiment that uses price incentives to address economic and gender inequality in land tenure formalization. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6908 JUN 01, 2014

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Collin, Matthew; Deininger, Klaus; Dercon, Stefan; Sandefur, Justin; Zeitlin, Andrew

Credit constraints, agricultural productivity, and rural nonfarm participation : evidence from Rwanda (English)

Although the potentially negative impacts of credit constraints on economic development have long been discussed conceptually, empirical evidence for Africa remains limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6769 FEB 01, 2014

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Deininger, Klaus; Duponchel, Marguerite

Is there a farm-size productivity relationship in African agriculture ? evidence from Rwanda (English)

Whether the negative relationship between farm size and productivity that is confirmed in a large global literature holds in Africa is of considerable policy relevance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6770 FEB 01, 2014

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Deininger, Klaus

Are poor slum-dwellers willing to pay for formal land title? : evidence from Dar es Salaam (English)

High levels of informality, from 70 percent to 80 percent in many developing country cities, increase poverty and make urbanization unsustainable. ... See More +

Brief 81679 OCT 01, 2013

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Collin, Matthew; Deininger, Klaus; Dercon, Stefan; Sandefur, Justin; Zeitlin, Andrew

Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda, conducted in the year between 2007-2008, in Rwanda. ... See More +

Brief 81318 AUG 14, 2013

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Deininger, Klaus; Goldstein, Markus

Impacts of land certification on tenure security, investment, and land market participation : evidence from Ethiopia (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Impacts of land certification on tenure security, investment, and land market participation : evidence from Ethiopia, conducted between 2006 and 2011 in Ethiopia. ... See More +

Brief 81370 AUG 14, 2013

Deininger, Klaus; Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Alemu, Tekie

Productivity effects of land rental market operation in Ethiopia : evidence from a matched tenant-landlord sample (English)

As countries increasingly strive to transform their economies from agriculture-based into a diversified one, land rental will become of greater importance. ... See More +

Journal Article 79465 DEC 03, 2012

Deininger, Klaus; Ayalew Ali, Daniel; Alemu, Tekie

Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)

Although recent developments have increased interest in African land tenure, Rwanda's nation-wide Land Tenure Regularization (LTR) program is one of a few models to address these issues at the required scale. ... See More +

Brief 73154 OCT 02, 2012

Deininger, Klaus; Goldstein, Markus; Ali, Daniel Ayalew

How land tenure regularization can contribute to agricultural growth in Rwanda (English)

After remarkable social and economic reconstruction since 1994, Rwanda aspires to become a middle income country by 2020 with a strong focus on inclusive growth. ... See More +

Brief 73155 OCT 02, 2012

Deininger, Klaus; Ronchi, Loraine; Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Duponchel, Marguerite

Causes and implications of credit rationing in rural Ethiopia : the importance of spatial variation (English)

This paper uses Ethiopian data to explore credit rationing in semi-formal credit markets and its effects on farmers' resource allocation and crop productivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6096 JUN 01, 2012

Deininger, Klaus; Ayalew Ali, Daniel

Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)

Although recent developments have increased interest in African land tenure, Rwanda's nation-wide Land Tenure Regularization (LTR) program is one of a few models to address these issues at the required scale. ... See More +

Brief 75560 SEP 01, 2011

Deininger, Klaus; Goldstein, Markus; Ali, Daniel Ayalew

Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)

Although increased global demand for land has led to renewed interest in African land tenure, few models to address these issues quickly and at the required scale have been identified or evaluated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5765 AUG 01, 2011

Deininger, Klaus; Goldstein, Markus; Ali, Daniel Ayalew

Productivity effects of land rental markets in Ethiopia : Evidence from a matched tenant-landlord sample (English)

As countries increasingly strive to transform their economies from agriculture-based into a diversified one, land rental will become of greater importance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5727 JUL 01, 2011

Deininger, Klaus; Alemu, Tekie; Ali, Daniel Ayalew

Pilot land tenure registration in Rwanda : evidence of initial impacts (English)

A survey of some 3,500 households in and adjacent to land tenure regularization (LTR) pilot cells was undertaken some 2.5 years after completion of the LTR pilot. ... See More +

Brief 71628 SEP 16, 2010

Deininger, Klaus; Goldstein, Markus; Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Stickler, Mercedes

Impacts of land certification on tenure security, investment, and land markets : evidence from Ethiopia (English)

Although early attempts at land titling in Africa were often unsuccessful, the need to secure rights in view of increased demand for land, options for registration of a continuum of individual or communal rights under new laws, and the scope for reducing costs by combining information technology with participatory methods have led to renewed interest. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4764 OCT 01, 2008

Deininger, Klaus; Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Alemu, Tekie

Assessing the functioning of land rental markets in Ethiopia (English)

Although a large theoretical literature discusses the possible inefficiency of sharecropping contracts, the empirical evidence on this phenomenon has been ambiguous at best. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4442 DEC 01, 2007

Alemu, Tekie; Deininger, Klaus; Ali, Daniel Ayalew

Property rights in a very poor country : tenure insecurity and investment in Ethiopia (English)

This paper provides evidence from one of the poorest countries of the world that the property rights matter for efficiency, investment, and growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4363 SEP 01, 2007

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Dercon, Stefan; Gautam, Madhur

Do overlapping property rights reduce agricultural investment ? evidence from Uganda (English)

The need for land-related investment to ensure sustainable land management and increase productivity of land use is widely recognized. However, there is little rigorous evidence on the effects of property rights for increasing agricultural productivity and contributing toward poverty reduction in Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4310 AUG 01, 2007

Deininger, Klaus; Ali, Daniel Ayalew

Rural land certification in Ethiopia : process, initial impact, and implications for other African countries (English)

Although many African countries have recently adopted highly innovative and pro-poor land laws, lack of implementation thwarts their potentially far-reaching impact on productivity, poverty reduction, and governance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4218 APR 01, 2007

Holden, Stein; Zevenbergen, Jaap; Deininger, Klaus; Ali, Daniel Ayalew

Land rental in Ethiopia : Marshallian inefficiency or factor market imperfections and tenure insecurity as binding constraints? : Land rental in Ethiopia : Marshallian inefficiency or factor market imperfections and tenure insecurity as binding constraints? (English)

Although a large theoretical literature discusses the possible inefficiency of sharecropping contracts, empirical evidence on this phenomenon has been ambiguous at best. ... See More +

Working Paper 48699 OCT 01, 2006

Deininger, Klaus ; Ayalew, Daniel ; Alemu, Tekie

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The price of empowerment : experimental evidence on land titling in Tanzania (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6908 Policy Research Working Paper
Credit constraints, agricultural productivity, and rural nonfarm participation : evidence from Rwanda (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2014 WPS6769 Policy Research Working Paper
Is there a farm-size productivity relationship in African agriculture ? evidence from Rwanda (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2014 WPS6770 Policy Research Working Paper
Are poor slum-dwellers willing to pay for formal land title? : evidence from Dar es Salaam (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2013 81679 Brief
Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)
See More +
AUG 14, 2013 81318 Brief
Impacts of land certification on tenure security, investment, and land market participation : evidence from Ethiopia (English)
See More +
AUG 14, 2013 81370 Brief
Productivity effects of land rental market operation in Ethiopia : evidence from a matched tenant-landlord sample (English)
See More +
DEC 03, 2012 79465 Journal Article
Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)
See More +
OCT 02, 2012 73154 Brief
How land tenure regularization can contribute to agricultural growth in Rwanda (English)
See More +
OCT 02, 2012 73155 Brief
Causes and implications of credit rationing in rural Ethiopia : the importance of spatial variation (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2012 WPS6096 Policy Research Working Paper
Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2011 75560 Brief
Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2011 WPS5765 Policy Research Working Paper
Productivity effects of land rental markets in Ethiopia : Evidence from a matched tenant-landlord sample (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2011 WPS5727 Policy Research Working Paper
Pilot land tenure registration in Rwanda : evidence of initial impacts (English)
See More +
SEP 16, 2010 71628 Brief
Impacts of land certification on tenure security, investment, and land markets : evidence from Ethiopia (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 WPS4764 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing the functioning of land rental markets in Ethiopia (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2007 WPS4442 Policy Research Working Paper
Property rights in a very poor country : tenure insecurity and investment in Ethiopia (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2007 WPS4363 Policy Research Working Paper
Do overlapping property rights reduce agricultural investment ? evidence from Uganda (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2007 WPS4310 Policy Research Working Paper
Rural land certification in Ethiopia : process, initial impact, and implications for other African countries (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2007 WPS4218 Policy Research Working Paper
Land rental in Ethiopia : Marshallian inefficiency or factor market imperfections and tenure insecurity as binding constraints? : Land rental in Ethiopia : Marshallian inefficiency or factor market imperfections and tenure insecurity as binding constraints? (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 48699 Working Paper