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2020
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2019

Disentangling Poor Smallhold: er Farmers’ Risk Preferences and Time Horizons: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Ethiopia

Alemayehu, M., Beuving, J. & Ruben, R., Jul 2019, In : European Journal of Development Research. 31, 3, p. 558-580

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Gender Segregation and Income Differences in Nicaragua

Herrera, C., Dijkstra, G. & Ruben, R., 2019, In : Feminist Economics. 25, 3, p. 144-170 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2018

The challenge of food systems research: What difference does it make?

Ruben, R., Verhagen, J. & Plaisier, C., 31 Dec 2018, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 11, 1, 171.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

The Long Shadow of Faith-based Social Networks on Agricultural Performance: Evidence from Ethiopian Apple Growers

Alemu, S. H., van Kempen, L. & Ruben, R., Apr 2018, In : European Journal of Development Research. 30, 2, p. 297-319

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

The Multidimensional Nature of Women's Empowerment: Beyond the Economic Approach

Bayissa, F. W., Smits, J. & Ruben, R., May 2018, In : Journal of International Development. 30, 4, p. 661-690

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Women Empowerment Through Self-Help Groups: The Bittersweet Fruits of Collective Apple Cultivation in Highland Ethiopia

Alemu, S. H., Van Kempen, L. & Ruben, R., 2018, In : Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. 19, 3, p. 308-330

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Disentangling agronomic and economic yield gaps: An integrated framework and application

van Dijk, M., Morley, T., Jongeneel, R., van Ittersum, M., Reidsma, P. & Ruben, R., 2017, In : Agricultural Systems. 154, p. 90-99

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Group versus individual risk choices in female workgroups in Ethiopia

Bayissa, F. W., Smits, J. & Ruben, R., 1 Sep 2017, In : Group Dynamics. 21, 3, p. 148-158 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

How African Households Shop: Evidence from Dairy Chains in Ethiopia

Bekele, A. D., Beuving, J. & Ruben, R., 2017, In : European Journal of Development Research. 29, 4, p. 806-826

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

How do health information and sensory attributes influence consumer choice for dairy products? Evidence from a field experiment in Ethiopia

Bekele, A. D., Beuving, J. & Ruben, R., 2017, In : International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management. 34, 5, p. 667-683

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Impact assessment of commodity standards: Towards inclusive value chains

Ruben, R., 2017, In : Enterprise Development and Microfinance. 28, 1-2, p. 82-97

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Knowledge systems and value chain integration: the case of linseed production in Ethiopia

Chagwiza, C., Muradian, R. & Ruben, R., 2017, In : Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. 23, 5, p. 443-459

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Quality upgrading in ethiopian dairy value chains: dovetailing upstream and downstream perspectives

Ruben, R., Dekeba Bekele, A. & Megersa Lenjiso, B., 2017, In : Review of Social Economy. 75, 3, p. 296-317

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the Sustainability of Private Development Initiatives: What Kind of Difference Do They Make?

Kinsbergen, S., Schulpen, L. & Ruben, R., 2017, In : Forum for Development Studies. 44, 2, p. 223-248

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Constraining Is Enabling? Exploring the Influence of National Context on Civil Society Strength

Kamstra, J., Pelzer, B., Elbers, W. & Ruben, R., 2016, In : VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. p. 1023-1044 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Cooperative membership and dairy performance among smallholders in Ethiopia

Chagwiza, C., Muradian, R. & Ruben, R., 2016, In : Food Policy. 59, p. 165-173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

48 Citations (Scopus)

Food choices in Ethiopia: Does nutritional information matter?

Bekele, A. D., Beuving, J. & Ruben, R., 2016, In : International Journal of Consumer Studies. 40, 6, p. 625-634

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Smallholder Milk Market Participation and Intra-household Time Allocation in Ethiopia

Megersa Lenjiso, B., Smits, J. & Ruben, R., 2016, In : European Journal of Development Research. 28, 5, p. 808-825

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

The Ambivalent Impact of Coffee Certification on Farmers' Welfare: A Matched Panel Approach for Cooperatives in Central Kenya

van Rijsbergen, B., Elbers, W., Ruben, R. & Njuguna, S. N., 1 Jan 2016, In : World Development. 77, p. 277-292 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

46 Citations (Scopus)

Transforming Gender Relations through the Market: Smallholder Milk Market Participation and Women`s Intra-household Bargaining Power in Ethiopia

Lenjiso, B. M., Smits, J. & Ruben, R., 2016, In : Journal of Development Studies. 52, 7, p. 1002-1018

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Gender Systems and Women’s Labor Force Participation in the Salmon Industry in Chiloé, Chile

Ramirez, E. & Ruben, R., 2015, In : World Development. 73, p. 96-104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

Ruerd Ruben terug in Wageningen: 'voedselzekerheid gaat niet alleen om productie'

Ruben, R., 2015, In : Resource: weekblad voor Wageningen UR. 9, 20, p. 8-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Open Access
2012

The Driving Forces and Economic Impact of Co-operative Membership: Empirical Evidence from the Mexican Coffee Sector

Rodriguez Padron, B., Ruben, R. & Burger, C. P. J., 2012, In : Journal of Co-operative Studies. 45, 3, p. 17-31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2011

How do trust and property security influence household contributions to public goods?: The case of the sloping land conversion program in China

Tu, Q., Mol, A. P. J., Zhang, L. & Ruben, R., 2011, In : China Economic Review. 22, 4, p. 499-511

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)
2010

From Participation to Adoption: Comparing the effectiveness of soil conservation programs in the Peruvian Andes

Posthumus, H., Gardebroek, C. & Ruben, R., 2010, In : Land Economics. 86, 4, p. 645-667

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Land rental market, off-farm employment and agricultural production in Southeast China

Feng, S., Heerink, N., Ruben, R. & Qu, F., 2010, In : China Economic Review. 21, 4, p. 598-606

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

56 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Managing quality heterogeneity in the mango supply chain: evidence from Costa Rica

Zuniga Arias, G., Ruben, R. & van Boekel, T., 2009, In : Trends in Food Science and Technology. 20, 3-4, p. 168-179

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Business incomes in rural Nicaragua: the role of household resources, location, experience and trust

D'Haese, M. F. C., de Ruijter de Wildt, M. J. M. & Ruben, R., 2008, In : Entrepreneurship & Regional Development. 20, 4, p. 345-366

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Competing Claims on Natural Resources: What Role for Science?

Giller, K. E., Leeuwis, C., Andersson, J. A., Andriesse, W., Brouwer, A., Frost, P. G. H., Hebinck, P. G. M., Heitkönig, I. M. A., van Ittersum, M. K., Koning, N. B. J., Ruben, R., Slingerland, M. A., Udo, H. M. J., Veldkamp, A., van de Vijver, C. A. D. M., van Wijk, M. T. & Windmeijer, P. N., 2008, In : Ecology and Society. 13, 2, 34.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
123 Citations (Scopus)

Economic incentives for improving mango quality in Costa Rica

Zuniga Arias, G., Ruben, R., Verkerk, R. & van Boekel, T., 2008, In : International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management. 25, 4, p. 400-422

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Examining disadoption of gum arabic production in Sudan

Rahim, A., Ruben, R. & van Ierland, E. C., 2008, In : Agroforestry Systems. 73, 2, p. 115-126

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Low-cost Economic and Environmental Performance Assessment of Farm Households Systems: Application to Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems in the Ethiopian Highlands

Rufino, M. C., Verhagen, A., Hengsdijk, H., Langeveld, J. W. A., Ruben, R., Dixon, J. M. & Giller, K. E., 2008, In : Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 32, 4, p. 565-595

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Bargaining power and revenue distribution in the Costa Rican mango supply chain

Zúñiga-Arias, G., Meijer, S. A., Ruben, R. & Hofstede, G. J., 2007, In : Journal on Chain and Network Science. 7, 2, p. 143-160

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Governance for quality management in tropical food chains

van Tilburg, A., Trienekens, J. H., Ruben, R. & van Boekel, M. A. J. S., 2007, In : Journal on Chain and Network Science. 7, 1, p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Poverty targeting, resource degradation and heterogeneous endowments - A micro-simulation analysis of a less-favored Ethiopian village

Kuiper, M. & Ruben, R., 2007, In : Agricultural Economics. 37, p. 151-158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Vegetables procurement by Asian supermarkets: a transaction cost approach

Ruben, R., Boselie, D. M. & Lu Hualiang, 2007, In : Supply Chain Management : an International Journal. 12, 1, p. 60-68

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

55 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Diversity and development domains in the Ethiopian highlands

Kruseman, G., Ruben, R. & Tesfay, G., 2006, In : Agricultural Systems. 88, 1, p. 75-91

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Farming systems in less-favoured areas: strategies for sustainable resource use and poverty alleviation

Ruben, R., 2006, In : Annals of Arid Zone. 44, 3 & 4, p. 337-363

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Searching development strategies for less-favoured areas

Ruben, R., Kuiper, M. H. & Pender, J., 2006, In : NJAS Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences. 53, 3-4, p. 319-342 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Small-scale irrigation and income distribution in Ethiopia

van den Berg, M. M. & Ruben, R., 2006, In : Journal of Development Studies. 42, 5, p. 868-880

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Strategies for sustainable intensification in East African highlands: labor use and input efficiency

Ruben, R., Kruseman, G. & Kuyvenhoven, A., 2006, In : Agricultural Economics. 34, 2, p. 167-181

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Goederenovereenkomsten of brede plattelandsontwikkeling? : debat over steun aan de landbouw in ontwikkelingslanden

Burger, C. P. J. & Ruben, R., 2005, In : Spil. 209-210, 1, p. 29-31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

2004

Export contracts for non-traditional products: Chayote from Costa Rica

Saénz, F. & Ruben, R., 2004, In : Journal on Chain and Network Science. 4, 2, p. 139-150

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Rural Diversity and heterogeneity in less-favoured areas: the quest for policy targeting

Ruben, R. & Pender, J., 2004, In : Food Policy. 29, 4, p. 303-320

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

86 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Labour, leisure and household income in rural settlements: an empirical assessment in the Atlantic Zone of Costa Rica

Ruben, R. & de Ruiter, A., 2003, In : Leisure Studies. 21, 3/4, p. 201-220

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Land markets, risk and distress sales in Nicaragua: the impact of income shocks on rural differentiation.

Ruben, R. & Masset, E., 2003, In : Journal of Agrarian Change. 3, 4, p. 481-499

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2002

Derde wereld behoeft intensieve landbouw

Ruben, R., 2002, In : NRC handelsblad. 2002, 27 aug., p. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular