David Laborde

David Laborde is a Senior Research Fellow in the markets, trade and institutions division and the theme leader on macroeconomics and trade for IFPRI.

His research interests include globalization, international trade, measurement and modelling of protectionism, multilateral and regional trade liberalization and environmental issues (climate change, biofuels).

Content by David Laborde
  • Project

    Agriculture-related research and innovation for growth and poverty reduction in Rwanda

    Agricultural productivity growth plays a particularly important role in achieving sustainable pro-poor growth in Rwanda. With 75 percent of Rwanda's land and labour force in agriculture, there is clearly large scope for increasing national income and reducing poverty by improving productivity in agriculture and supporting sectors. Research shows that the rate of return...

    20 Sep 2019 | William John Martin, Xinshen Diao, David Laborde, Eduardo Maruyama