Saweda Liverpool-Tasie

Saweda Liverpool-Tasie

Ph.D., University of Illinois
M.S., & M.A., University of Iowa
B.Sc. Hons., University of Jos, Nigeria

Assistant Professor

Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

446 W. Circle Dr., Rm 211B
Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

517 432 5418, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)



Publications (View all Liverpool-Tasie’s publications on Google Scholar sorted by year)

Selected Publications

Liverpool-Tasie, L.S.O, Adjognon, S and Kuku-Shittu, Y (2015). Productivity effects of sustainable intensification: The case of Urea deep placement for rice production in Niger State, Nigeria.  African Journal of Agriculture and Resource Economics: 10:1

Liverpool-Tasie, LS.O, B. T.Omonona, A. Sanou and W. Ogunleye (2015). Is Increasing Inorganic Fertilizer Use in Sub-Saharan Africa a Profitable Proposition? Evidence from Nigeria. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No 7021

Takeshima, H and Liverpool-Tasie, L.S.O. (2015). Fertilizer subsidy, political influence and local food prices in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Nigeria. Food Policy 54, 11-24

Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis. Saweda. O. (2014). Fertilizer subsidies and private market participation: the case of Kano State, Nigeria. Agricultural Economics. doi: 10.1111/agec.12114

Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis, Saweda.O.  (2014). Farmer groups and input access: When membership is not enough. Food Policy. 46, 37–49

Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis, Saweda O. (2014). Do vouchers improve government fertilizer distribution? Evidence from Nigeria. Agricultural Economics. 45(4)393-407

Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis, Saweda.O. and Takeshima, H. (2013). Moving Forward with Fertilizer in Nigeria:  Fertilizer Promotion Strategies within a Complex Fertilizer Subsector. Agricultural Economics. doi: 10.1111/agec.12075”

Sackey, J., S. Liverpool-Tasie, S. Salau, and T.Awoyemi. (2012). Rural-Urban Transformation in Nigeria. Journal of African Development 14 (2): 131-168.

Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis, Saweda, O. and Winter-Nelson, A. (2012). Social Learning and Farm Technology in Ethiopia: Impacts by Technology, Network Type, and Poverty Status. Journal of Development Studies. 48 (10).1505-1521

Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis, Saweda, O., Kuku O. and Ajibola, A. (2012). A review of literature on agricultural productivity, social capital and food insecurity in Nigeria. . DSGD Background Paper No. 25. Nigeria Strategy Support program. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis, Saweda, O. and Winter-Nelson, A. (2011). Asset versus consumption poverty and poverty dynamics in rural Ethiopia. Agricultural Economics 42:2, 221-233

Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis, Saweda, O. and A. Winter-Nelson. (2010). Poverty status and the impact of formal credit on technology use and wellbeing among Ethiopian smallholders. World Development. 38(4):541–554.

Liverpool, L Saweda Onipede and A.Winter-Nelson (2009). Differential Impact of Microfinance Participation on Smallholder Behavior and Livelihood in Rural Ethiopia. Agricultural Innovations for Sustainable Development. 1:1, 26-34