Saweda Liverpool-Tasie is an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at Michigan State University. Her research focusses on emergent issues related to smallholder productivity and welfare within poorly functioning markets in sub Saharan Africa. In addition to evaluating the heterogeneous effect of poverty reduction strategies on rural household behavior and livelihood, she has a keen interest in understanding input use and input markets as well as evaluating input policies. She was a Norman Borlaug Fellow in 2007 and has a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
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