CSAE WPS / 2007-01 The impact of roads and agricultural extension on consumption growth and poverty in fifteen Ethiopian villages

@inproceedings{Dercon2006CSAEW,
  title={CSAE WPS / 2007-01 The impact of roads and agricultural extension on consumption growth and poverty in fifteen Ethiopian villages},
  author={Stefan Dercon and Daniel O. Gilligan and John Hoddinott and Tassew Woldehanna},
  year={2006}
}
This paper investigates whether public investments that led to improvements in road quality and increased access to agricultural extension services led to faster consumption growth and lower rates of poverty in rural Ethiopia. Using a Generalized Methods of Moments – Instrumental Variables – Household Fixed Effects estimator, we find evidence of positive… CONTINUE READING