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Research Output 1988 2018

2018

Mobile Phones and Mozambique Farmers: Less Asymmetric Information and More Trader Competition?

Zant, W., 2018, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 47 p. (TI Discussion Paper Series; vol. 18-055/V).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Shaking up the firm survival: Evidence from Yogyakarta (Indonesia)

Brata, A. G., De Groot, H. L. F. & Zant, W., 1 Jun 2018, In : Economies. 6, 2, 26.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Indonesia
firm
natural disaster
evidence
earthquake

Shaking Up the Firm Survival: Evidence from Yogyakarta (Indonesia)

Brata, A. G., de Groot, H. L. F. & Zant, W., 2018, 021/VIII ed., Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 23 p. (TI Discussion Paper Series; vol. 2018, no. 021/VIII).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Trains, trade, and transaction costs: How does domestic trade by rail affect market prices of Malawi agricultural commodities?

Zant, W., 1 Jun 2018, In : World Bank Economic Review. 32, 2, p. 334-356 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

market price
transaction cost
Malawi
transaction costs
commodity
2017

Bridges

Zant, W., 8 Dec 2017, 117/V ed., Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, p. 1-48, 51 p. (Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers; no. 17-117/V).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Cost reduction
Patient rehabilitation
Costs
Rivers

Impact of Mobile Phones on Staple Food Markets in Mozambique: Improved Arbitrage or Increased Rent Extraction?

Zant, W., 2017, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 38 p. (Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper; no. 17-021/V).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Arbitrage
Mozambique
Mobile phone
Rent extraction
Food markets

The Socio-economic Impacts of Natural Disasters: Empirical Studies on Indonesia

Brata, A. G., 2017, 192 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research external, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File
2016

How does Market Access for Smallholders affect Export Supply? The Case of Tobacco Marketing in Malawi

Zant, W., 2016, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 59 p. (TI Discussion Series; no. 16-054/V).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

2015

Trains, Trade and Transaction Costs: How does Domestic Trade by Rail affect Market Prices of Malawi Agricultural Commodities?

Zant, W., 2015, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 49 p. (TI Discussion Paper; no. 15-055/V).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

2014

Do Organic Inputs in African Subsistence Agriculture Raise Productivity? Evidence from Plot Data of Malawi Household Surveys

Zant, W., 2014, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 56 p. (TI Discussion Paper; no. 14-114/V).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

2013

How Is the Liberalization of Food Markets Progressing? Market Integration and Transaction Costs in Subsistence Economies

Zant, W., 2013, In : World Bank Economic Review. 27, 1, p. 28-54

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

subsistence economy
food market
transaction cost
transaction costs
liberalization

The Krakatau Eruption in 1883: Its Implications for the Spatial Distribution of Population in Java

Brata, A. G., Rietveld, P., de Groot, H. L. F. & Zant, W., 2013, In : Economic History of Developing Regions. 28, 2, p. 27-55

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2012

How does Market Access affect Smallholder Behavior? The Case of Tobacco Marketing in Malawi

Zant, W., 2012, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 58 p. (TI Discussion Paper; no. 12-088/V).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

File

Is EU Support to Malawi Agriculture Effective?

Zant, W., 2012, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 37 p. (TI Discussion Paper; no. 12-090/V).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

File

The Economics of Food Aid under Subsistence Farming with an Application to Malawi

Zant, W., 2012, In : Food Policy. 37, 1, p. 124-141

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

food aid
subsistence farming
Malawi
subsistence
Agriculture
2010

Safety nets and index based insurance: Historical assessment and semi-paramentric estimation of an indemnity schedule for Northern Ghana

Molini, V., Keyzer, M., van den Boom, G. J. M., Zant, W. & Nsowah-Nuamah, N. N. N., 2010, In : Economic Development and Cultural Change. 58, 4, p. 671-712

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

indemnity
West Africa
Ghana
insurance
poverty
2008

Creating Safety Nets Through Semi-Parametric Index-Based Insurance: A Simulation for Northern Ghana: Abstract

Molini, V., Keyzer, M. A., van den Boom, G. J. M. & Zant, W., 2008, In : Agricultural Finance Review. Spring, p. 223-225 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Hot stuff: Index Insurance for Indian Pepper Growers

Zant, W., 2008, In : World Development. 36, 9, p. 1585-1606 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

insurance
farm
opportunity costs
panel data
smallholder

Social safety nets and index-based crop insurance: historical assessment and semi-parametric estimation for Northern Ghana

Molini, V., Keyzer, M. A., van den Boom, G. J. M., Zant, W. & Nsowah-Nuamah, N. N. N., 2007, Amsterdam: Stichting onderzoek wereldvoedselvoorziening (SOW). 33 p. (Staff Working Paper; no. WP-07-05)

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

2006

Food import risk in Malawi: simulating a hedging scheme for Malawi food imports using historical data

Zant, W., 2006, Rome: FAO. 43 p. ( FAO Commodity and Trade Policy Research Working Paper; no. 13)

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Hedging
Malawi
Food imports
Developed countries
Import prices
2004

Feasibility of making price risk management instruments available to oil palm smallholders in Indonesia and Thailand

Gilbert, C. L., Zant, W. & Smit, H. P., 2004, Amsterdam: ESI-VU. 44 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
File
Open Access
File

The EU Banana import regime and the position of Colombia

Burger, C. P. J., Lombana, J. & Zant, W., 2004, Amsterdam: Economisch en Sociaal Instituut (ESI). 74 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
File

Restaurar el balance con otros usos o destuccion de cafe en el mercado mundial

Gilbert, C. L. & Zant, W., 2003, In : Ensayos sobre Economía Cafetera. 18, p. 33-39 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic

2002

Risk aversion and perennial crop cultivation: The case of Indian and Malaysian natural rubber growers

Zant, W., 2002, The Future of Perennial Crops. Assamoi, R. Y., Burger, C. P. J., Nicolas, D., Ruf, F. & de Vernou, P. (eds.). Multi Media, 40 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

2001

Assessing the Feasibility of Transmission of Risk Management Instruments to Natural Rubber Smallholders in Thailand

Gilbert, C. L., Jumpasut, P., Smit, H. P., Yaron, J. & Zant, W., 2001, Amsterdam: ESI-VU. 115 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
File

Hedging Price Risks of Farmers by Commodity Boards: A Simulation Applied to the Indian Natural Rubber Market

Zant, W., 2001, In : World Development. 29, 4, p. 691-710 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic

rubber
commodity
farmer
welfare
simulation

Restoring Balance by Diversion in the World Coffee Market

Gilbert, C. L. & Zant, W., 2001, Amsterdam: ESI-VU. 8 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
File

Thailand Rubber Price Risk Management; Phase 2 Report

Connor, J., Gilbert, C. L., Jumpasut, P., Smit, H. P., Yaron, J. & Zant, W., 2001, Amsterdam: ESI-VU. 34 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

2000

Analytical assessment of the feasibility of implementing risk management instruments

Gilbert, C. L., Smit, H. P. & Zant, W., 2000, Amsterdam: ESI-VU. 10 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Flexibiliteit op de Nederlandse arbeidsmarkt

Alessie, R. J. M., Zant, W., Oostendorp, R. H. & Pradhan, M. P., 2000, Tilburg/NL: OSA.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
File

Langdurig ziekteverzuim in de sector zorg en welzijn

Burger, C. P. J., Lindeboom, M., Sparrow, R. A. & Zant, W., 2000, Amsterdam: ESI-VU. 57 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Pepper Cultivation in India; A crop forecasting model of pepper production

Cheriankunju, N. E., Jagadeesan, P., Sree Kumar, B. & Zant, W., 2000, Amsterdam: ESI-VU. 8 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

1999

Flexibiliteit op de Nederlandse arbeidsmarkt; Een empirisch onderzoek op basis van OSA vraag- en aanbodpanels

Zant, W., Alessie, R. J. M., Oostendorp, R. H. & Pradhan, M. P., 1999, Amsterdam: ESI-VU. 31 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Inkomensrisico's bij het verbouwen van primaire grondstoffen

Zant, W., 1999, In : Economenblad. p. 2-2

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Inkomensrisico's voor boeren in ontwikkelingslanden

Zant, W., 1999, In : Avenir - Economisch Bulletin. 4, 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Inkomensrisico's voor boeren in ontwikkelingslanden

Zant, W., 1999, In : Ekonomies Bulletin. p. 37-39

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Pepper cultivation in India I. A survey-based quantitative description of pepper cultivation

Zant, W., Cheriankunju, P., Jagadeesan, P. & Sree Kumar, B., 1999, Amsterdam, Cochin: ESI-VU, Spices Board. 45 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
File

Pepper cultivation in India II. A vintage model of pepper production: forecasting the medium term

Zant, W., Cheriankunju, N. E., Jagadeesan, P. & Sree Kumar, B., 1999, Amsterdam, Cochin: ESI-VU, Spices Board. 41 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Pepper cultivation in India. A survey-based quantitative description of pepper cultivation

Burger, C. P. J., Zant, W., Cheriankunju, N. E., Jagadeesan, P. & Sree Kumar, B., 1998, Amsterdam: Economisch en Sociaal Instituut (ESI). 18 p. (Spices Board, Cochin, India)

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Stockholding, Price Stabilization and Futures Trading. Some Empirical Investigations of the Indian Natural Rubber Market

Zant, W., 1998, Utrecht: Van Arkel International Books. 240 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic