Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
B.A., Duke University
Professor, International Development
Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University
Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039
Recent Research and Policy Presentation Videos
Recent Research and Policy Presentations
- Impacts of Seed Subsidies on Poverty and Inequality Among Smallholder Maize Growers in Zambia. Melinda Smale and Nicole Mason. Presentations at the IFPRI-Michigan State University Workshop: Input Subsidy Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Methods, Findings, and Implications for Policy. IFPRI, Washington, D.C., April 16-17, 2013.
- Hybrid Maize Adoption and Income Diversification in Zambia: Findings of a Household Survey. By Petan Hamazakaza, Melinda Smale, and Helen Kasalu. Presentation at the 4th International Conference of the African Association of Agricultural Economists. Hammamet, Tunisia. September 22-25, 2013.
- Is Older Better? Maize Hybrid Change on Household Farms in Kenya. Melinda Smale and John Olwande. A Poster presented at the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) Triennial Conference, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, 18-24 August, 2012.