Research

Manuel A. Hernandez Miguel Robles Danilo Trupkin (2017. Land market distortions: Theory and evidence from Guatemala (Work in progress). Presented at the 2017 ​Annual Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (link)

Piñeiro, Valeria; Robles, Miguel; and Elverdin, Pablo.(2017). El agro argentino: Un sistema productivo y organizacional eficiente. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1621SP. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). (link)

Kramer, Berber; Ceballos, Francisco; Hufkens, Koen; Melaas, Eli; Mishra, Azad; Mann, Michael; Toor, Mann S.; Robles, Miguel. (2017). Picture-based crop insurance: Is it feasible? Using farmers’ smartphone pictures to minimize the costs of loss verification. Project Note 1. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). (link) (video)

Kramer, Berber; Ceballos, Francisco; Krupoff, Matthew; Toor, Mann S.; Mishra, Azad; Karekar, Siddesh; and Robles, Miguel. (2017). Picture-based insurance: Is it sustainable? Effects on willingness to pay, adverse selection, and moral hazard. Project Note 2. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).  (link)

Ceballos, F.; Hernandez, M. A.; Minot, N,; and Robles, M. (2017). Grain price and volatility transmission from international to domestic markets in developing countries. World Development Volume 94, June 2017, Pages 305-320 (link)

Michael Mann, Berber Kramer, Francisco Ceballos, Miguel Robles, Joshua Gray and Eli Melaas (2017). Modeling Wheat Yields in India: Describing & Exploiting Spatiotemporal Variability in NDVI with Panel Regression. Submitted to Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Journal

Ruth Vargas Hill, Miguel Robles, and Francisco Ceballos (2016) Demand for a Simple Weather Insurance Product in India: Theory and Evidence Am. J. Agr. Econ. 2016 98: 1250-1270. (link)

Ceballos, F; Hernandez, M. A.; Minot, N; and Robles, M. (2016) Transmission of Food Price Volatility from International to Domestic Markets: Evidence from Africa, Latin America, and South Asia. Chapter in Food Price Volatility and its Implications for Food Security and Policy. (link) (Book)

Gardebroek, C., Hernandez, M. A. and Robles, M. (2015), Market interdependence and volatility transmission among major crops. Agricultural Economics  (link)

Ceballos, F.; Hernandez, M. A.; Minot, N,; and Robles, M. (2015). Grain price and volatility transmission from international to domestic markets in developing countries. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1472. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). (link)

Ceballos, Francisco, Manuel, R Isaac, Robles, Miguel, Butler, Andre (2015). Smallholder access to weather securities in India: demand and impact on production decisions, 3ie Grantee Final Report. New Delhi: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) (link)

Ceballos, Francisco and Robles, Miguel (2014). Insurance opportunities against weather risks for the rural poor. In Resilience for food and nutrition security. Eds. Fan, Shenggen; Pandya-Lorch, Rajul and Yosef, Sivan. Chapter 10. Pp. 83-90. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (link)

Ceballos, Francisco; Robles, Miguel (2014). Weather risks and insurance opportunities for the rural poor. 2020 Conference Brief 10. May 17-19, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (link)

Manuel Hernández, Nick Minot and Miguel Robles (2014). Price and Volatility Transmission from Agricultural International Prices to Domestic Prices. Presented at ZEF-IFPRI Workshop on Food Price Volatility and Food Security, Bonn July 7, 2014

Gardebroek, Cornelis; Hernandez, Manuel A. and Robles, Miguel (2014). Market interdependence and volatility transmission among major crops. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1344. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (link)

Miguel Robles and Domingo Quintans (2014), Implementing an Innovative Weather Insurance Product in Uruguay: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Presented at 3rd International Agricultural Risk, Finance, and Insurance Conference (IARFIC), Zurich, Switzerland, June 23rd 2014 (link)

Hill, Ruth Vargas; Robles, Miguel and Ceballos, Francisco (2013). Demand for weather hedges in India: An empirical exploration of theoretical predictions. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1279. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (link)

Acosta, A., Ihle, R. and Robles, M. (2013), Spatial Price Transmission of Soaring Milk Prices From Global to Domestic Markets. Agribusiness. doi: 10.1002/agr.21358 (link)

Todd Benson, Nicholas Minot, John Pender, Miguel Robles and Joachim von Braun (2013), Information to guide policy responses to higher global food prices: The data and analyses required. Food Policy, Volume 38, February 2013, Pages 47-58, ISSN 0306-9192. (link)

Manuel Hernández, Máximo Torero, Miguel Robles, César Falconi and Eduardo Maruyama, (2012). “A Framework for Sustainable Food Security for Latin America and the Caribbean,” IDB Publications 76941, Inter-American Development Bank. (link)

Robles, Miguel and Domingo Quintans (2012). “Proyecto Innovaciones en seguros basados en índices para la pequeña agricultura familiar” In Anuario 2012 OPYPA Ministerio de Ganadería Agricultura y Pesca del Uruguay. (link)

Iannotti L, Robles M, Pachón H, Chiarella C. (2012). “Food prices and poverty negatively affect micronutrient intakes in Guatemala” in Journal of Nutrition. 2012 Aug;142(8):1568-76. (link)

Iannotti, Lora and Miguel Robles (2011). “Negative impact on calorie intakes associated with 2006-08 food prices crisis in Latin America” Food and Nutrition Bulletin, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, vol. 32, no.2 June 2011 (link)

Robles, Miguel & Meagan Keefe (2011). “The effects of changing food prices on welfare and poverty in Guatemala”. Development in Practice, Volume 21, Numbers 4&5 (link)

Hernández, M., Robles M. and M. Torero (2011). “Beyond the numbers. How urban households in Central America responded to the recent global crises”. IFPRI Issue Brief 67. (link)

Robles, Miguel & Torero, Maximo (2010). “Understanding the Impact of High Food Prices in Latin America” ECONOMIA, the Journal of LACEA, Volume 10, Number 2, Spring 2010 (link)

Hill Vargas, Ruth and Miguel Robles (2010). “Flexible insurance for heterogeneous farmers: results from a small scale pilot in Ethiopia” IFPRI Discussion Paper 01092. (Presented at the 7th International Microinsurance Conference 2011, Manila) (link)

Pietola, K., Liu, X. And M. Robles (2010). “Price, Inventories and Volatility in the Global Wheat Market”. IFPRI discussion paper 996. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (link)

Cooke, Bryce & Robles, Miguel, (2009). “Recent food prices movements: A time series analysis,” IFPRI discussion papers 942, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (link)

Robles, Miguel & Torero, Maximo & von Braun, Joachim, 2009. “When speculation matters:,” Issue briefs 57, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (link)

Robles, Miguel, 2009. “Aggregate effects of imperfect tax enforcement:,” IFPRI discussion papers 845, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (link)

Benson, Todd & Minot, Nicholas & Pender, John & Robles, Miguel & von Braun, Joachim, 2008. “Global food crises: Monitoring and assessing impact to inform policy responses,” IFPRI Issue Brief 55  October 2008 (link)

Ñopo Hugo & Robles Miguel Robles & Jaime Saavedra (2008) “Occupational training to reduce gender segregation: The impacts of ProJoven,” Revista Economía, Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, issue 62 (link)

Ñopo Hugo & Robles Miguel Robles & Jaime Saavedra (2007) “Occupational Training to Reduce Gender Segregation: The Impacts of ProJoven” Inter-American Development Bank, Working Paper #623.  (link)

Ñopo, H., M. Robles, and J. Saavedra (2002) “An Impact Evaluation of the Youth Labor Training Program ProJoven”. Documento de Trabajo #36. Lima: GRADE. Spanish versión (link)

Valdivia, Martin y Miguel Robles (2002). “Alternativas para la pequeña agricultura en el Perú” Analis & Propuestas #5, Enero 2002, GRADE Lima-Peru (link)

Robles, M., J. Saavedra, M. Torero, N. Valdivia and J. Chacaltana. 2001. Estrategias y Racionalidad de la Pequeña Empresa. International Labor Organization (ILO). Pp 537 pp. (link)

Valdivia, M., and M. Robles (1997). Labor Decisions in Peruvian Rural Economies”. (In Spanish), Notas para el Debate No. 14, GRADE. Lima. (link)

 

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