Sherman Robinson - Research Fellow
Sherman Robinson no longer works at IDS.
Economist with research interests in international trade, macroeconomic policy, income distribution, poverty, and policy-oriented general equilibrium modeling. His work on international trade has focused on the impact of global and regional trade agreements. Sherman holds a joint appointment as Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex.
Ethiopia's Growth Prospects in A Changing Climate: A Stochastic General Equilibrium Approach
This study develops a stochastic economy-wide framework for analysing economic impacts from climate change and potential adaptation policies. More details
The Future of Food and Farming: Final Project Report
Project aim: to explore the pressures on the global food system between now and 2050 and identify the decisions that policy makers need to take today, and in the years ahead, to ensure that a global population rising to nine billion or more can be fed sustainably and equitably. More details
Food Security: The Challenge of Feeding 9 Billion People
Continuing population and consumption growth will mean that the global demand for food will increase for at least another 40 years. Growing competition for land, water, and energy, in addition to the overexploitation of fisheries, will affect our ability to produce food, as will the urgent requirement to reduce the impact of the food system on the environment. More details
Implications of Food Production and Price Shocks for Household Welfare in Ethiopia: A General Equilibrium Analysis
Assessing the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on World Prices and Trade in Developing Countries: Analysis with a World Trade Model
The Impact on Developing Countries of an OECD Recession
The global financial crisis and evolving recession in the developed countries and emerging economies will affect developing countries through two major channels: changes in international trade flows and world prices; and movements in global capital flows and foreign investment away from developing countries. More details
Assessing the Impact of the EU-Cariforum EPA
Technical Background Paper for the World Bank LAC Region Trade Report More details
A Country Study on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change: The Case of Ethiopia
Draft report for the World Bank (under review) More details
International Trade and the Bottom Billion: Designing the Helping Hand
Issue 3.11, part of the latest issue of In Focus, called Concern for the Bottom Billion. More details
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The best thing about being a Visiting Fellow (for me IDS and UNU-WIDER) is that you meet people from very different networks. Another good thing is that sometimes you stop “visiting” and get to sit down and record what you have learnt. Today is that day.
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