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Ghosh, Ranjan Kumar, Shweta Gupta, Vartika Sing, and
Patrick S. Ward. “ Demand for crop insurance developing countries: New evidence from India,” accepted for publication in Journal of Agricultural Economics. [Corresponding author]
Ward, Patrick S., Shweta Gupta, Vartika Singh, David L. Ortega, and Shriniwas Gautam (2020). “ What is the intrinsic value of fertilizer? Experimental value elicitation and decomposition in the hill and terai regions of Nepal.” Food Policy 20: 101809. Bell, Andrew R.,
Patrick S. Ward, Muhammad Ashfaq, and Stephen Davies (2020). “Valuation and aspirations for drip irrigation in Punjab, Pakistan.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 146(6): 04020035. [Corresponding author]
Ward, Patrick S., Simrin Makhija, and David J. Spielman (2020). “ Drought-tolerant rice, weather index insurance, and comprehensive risk management for smallholders: Evidence from a multi-year field experiment in India.” Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 64(2): 421–454. Ortega, David L.,
Patrick S. Ward, and Vincenzina Caputo (2019). “ Understanding information processing heuristics to target development interventions: The case of drought risk management interventions in Bangladesh. World Development Perspectives 15, article 100132. Tamal, Md. Ehsanul Haque, Andrew R. Bell, Mary Killilea, and
Patrick S. Ward (2019). “ Social dynamics of short term variability in key measures of household and community wellbeing in Bangladesh.” Nature: Scientific Data 6, article 125. Bell, Andrew R.,
Patrick S. Ward, Mary E. Killilea, and Md. Ehsanul Haque Tamal (2019). “ Assessing recall bias and measurement error in high-frequency social data collection for human-environment research.” Population and Environment 40(3): 325–345. Gars, Jared, and
Patrick S. Ward (2019). “ Can differences in individual learning explain patterns of technology adoption? Evidence on heterogeneous learning patterns and hybrid rice adoption in Bihar, India.” World Development 115: 178–189 [Corresponding author][Open access]. Hill, Ruth Vargas, Neha Kumar, Nick Magnan, Simrin Makhija, Francesca de Nicola, David J. Spielman, and
Patrick S. Ward (2019). “ Ex ante and ex post effects of hybrid index insurance in Bangladesh.” Journal of Development Economics 136: 1–17. [Corresponding author][Open access]. Bell, Andrew, Tim Benton, Klaus Droppelmann, Lawrence Mapemba, Oliver Pierson, and
Patrick Ward (2018). “ Transformative change through Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES): A conceptual framework and application to conservation agriculture in Malawi.” Global Sustainability 1(e4): 1–8 . Bell, Andrew,
Patrick S. Ward, Lawrence Mapemba, Zephaniah Nyirenda, Wupe Msukwa, and Edwin Menamu (2018). “ Smart Subsidies for Catchment Conservation in Malawi.” Nature: Scientific Data 5:180113 doi: 10.1038/sdata.2018.113.
Ward, Patrick S., David L. Ortega, David J. Spielman, Neha Kumar, Sumedha Minocha. “ Demand for complementary financial and technological tools for managing drought risk.” forthcoming in Economic Development and Cultural Change. Arora, Anchal, Sangeeta Bansal, and
Patrick S. Ward. “ Do farmers value rice varieties tolerant to droughts and floods? Evidence from a discrete choice experiment in Odisha, India.” Water Resources and Economics 25: 27–41. [Open access]
Ward, Patrick S.and Simrin Makhija (2018). “ New modalities for managing drought risk in rainfed agriculture: Evidence from a discrete choice experiment in Odisha, India.” World Development 107:163–175. [Open access] Bell, Andrew R., Jennifer Zavaleta, Frazer Mataya, and
Patrick S. Ward (2018). “ Do as they did: peer effects explain adoption of conservation agriculture in Malawi.” Water 10(51):1–16. [Open access]
Ward, Patrick S., Andrew R. Bell, Klaus Droppelmann, and Tim Benton (2018). “ Early adoption of conservation agriculture practices: Understanding partial compliance in programs with multiple adoption decisions.” Land Use Policy 70: 27–37. Spielman, David J.,
Patrick S. Ward, Deepthi E. Kolady, and Harun-Ar-Rashid (2017). “ Public incentives, private investment, and outlooks for hybrid rice in Bangladesh and India.” Applied Economics and Policy Perspectives 39(1): 154–176.
Ward, Patrick S.and Gerald E. Shively (2017). “ Disaster risk, social vulnerability and economic development.” Disasters 41(2): 324–351. Bell, Andrew Reid,
Patrick S. Ward, Mary E. Killilea, and Md. Ehsanul Haque Tamal (2016). “ Real-time social data collection in rural Bangladesh via a `microtasks for micropayment’ platform on Android smartphones.” PLoS ONE 11(11): e0165924. [Open access] Bell, Andrew R.,
Patrick S. Ward, and Md. Azeem Ali Shah (2016). “ Increased water charges improve efficiency and equity in an irrigation system.” Ecology and Society 21(3): 23. [Open access]
Ward, Patrick S., Andrew R. Bell, Gregory M. Parkhurst, Klaus Droppelmann, and Lawrence Mapemba (2016). “ Heterogeneous preferences and the effects of incentives in promoting conservation agriculture in Malawi.” Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 222: 67–79.
Ward, Patrick S. (2016). “ Transient poverty, poverty dynamics and vulnerability to poverty: An empirical analysis using a balanced panel from rural China.” World Development 78: 541–553. Ortega, David L. and
Patrick S. Ward (2016). “ Information processing strategies and the effects of framing in developing country choice experiments: Results from rice farmers in India.” Agricultural Economics 47: 493–504.
Ward, Patrick S.and Vartika Singh (2015). “ Using field experiments to elicit risk and ambiguity preferences: Behavioral factors and the adoption of new agricultural technologies.” Journal of Development Studies 51(6): 707–724.
Ward, Patrick S.and Valerien O. Pede (2015). “ Capturing social network effects in technology adoption: The spatial diffusion of hybrid rice in Bangladesh.” Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 59(2): 225–241.
Ward, Patrick S.and Gerald E. Shively (2015). “ Migration and land rental as responses to income shocks in rural China.” Pacific Economic Review 20(4): 511–543. Bell, Andrew Reid, M. Azeem Ali Shah and
Patrick S. Ward (2014). “ Reimagining cost recovery in Pakistan’s irrigation system through willingness-to-pay estimates for irrigation water from a discrete choice experiment.” Water Resources Research 50(8): 6679–6695.
Ward, Patrick S., David L. Ortega, David J. Spielman, and Vartika Singh (2014). “ Heterogeneous preferences for drought-tolerant rice: Evidence from Bihar, India.” World Development 64: 125–139.
Ward, Patrick (2014). “ Measuring the level and inequality of wealth: An application to China.” Review of Income and Wealth 60(4): 613–635.
Ward, Patrick S., Raymond J.G.M. Florax, and Alfonso Flores-Lagunes (2014). “ Climate change and agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa: A spatial sample selection model.” European Review of Agricultural Economics 41(2): 199-226. Spielman, David J., Deepthi E. Kolady and
Patrick S. Ward (2013). “ The prospects for hybrid rice in India.” Food Security 5(5): 651–665.
Ward, Patrick (2013). “ On the use of tradable development rights for reducing flood risk.” Land Use Policy 31: 576–583.
Ward, Patrick and Gerald Shively (2012). “ Vulnerability, income growth and climate change.” World Development 40(5): 916–927.