Francisco Oteiza

Francisco Oteiza

Project Research Officer

ORCID: 0000-0002-3747-9786

Francisco is a Project Research Officer in the development sector of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies (EDePo). He holds a PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London. His work at EDePo concentrates on measuring the effectiveness of two large-scale sanitation programs in Nigeria, and understanding the limitations that constraint their impact. He has worked on environmental and other development economic issues. At present, his other research interests include understanding the impact extreme temperatures on subsistence agriculture around the globe.

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Climate change and agriculture: farmer adaptation to extreme heat

| Working Paper

This paper examines how farmers adapt, in the short-run, to extreme heat. Using a production function approach and micro-data from Peruvian households, we find that high temperatures induce farmers to increase the use of inputs, such as land and domestic labor.

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