Below is list of selected publications by research area. Download my CV for a complete list of publications.

Adaptation and decision making

Waldman, K.B., Omar, S., Todd, P.M., Evans, T.P., and Attari, S.Z. Decision-making and climate variability among smallholder farmers. Working paper.

Waldman, K.B., Blekking, J.P., Attari, S.Z., Evans, T.P. (2017). Perceptions of climate variability and seed choice among smallholder farmers. Global Environmental Change, 47, 51-63.

Waldman, K.B., Vergopolan, N., Estes, L.D., Attari, S.Z, and Sheffield, J. Caylor, K.K., and Evans, T.P. Heuristics and biases about rainy season onset and climate variability in smallholder farming systems. Under review.

Waldman, K.B., Attari, S.Z., Giroux, S.A., Gower, D., Caylor, K., Evans, T.P. Smallholder decision-making processes for adaptation to climate variability. Under review.

McCord, P.M., Waldman, K.B., Baldwin, E., Dell’Angelo, J., and Evans, T.P. Smallholder adaptation and irrigation water availability: Understanding livelihood strategies within the water-scarce Mount Kenya region. World Development, in Press.


Sustainable behavior and policy

Waldman, K. B. and Richardson, R.B. (2018). Confronting tradeoffs between agricultural ecosystem services and adaptation to climate change in Mali. Ecological Economics (accepted).

Waldman, K. B. and Kerr, J. M. (2018). The effect of safety information on consumer willingness to pay for pasteurized cheese. Food Quality and Preference, 64, 56-65.

Waldman, K. B., Ortega, D. L., Richardson, R.B., and Snapp, S.S. (2017). Estimating demand for perennial pigeon pea in Malawi using choice experiments. Ecological Economics, 131, 222–230.

Waldman, K. B., Ortega, D. L., Richardson, R.B., Clay, D.C., and Snapp, S.S. (2016) Preferences for legume attributes in maize-legume cropping systems in Malawi. Food Security, 8(6), 1087–1099.

Ortega, D. L., Waldman, K. B., Richardson, R. B and Snapp, S. S. (2016). Sustainable intensification and farmer preferences for crop system attributes: Evidence from Malawi’s Central and Southern Regions. World Development, 87, 139-151.

Isaacs, K. B., Snapp, S. S., Chung, K. and Waldman, K. B. (2016). The value of integrating farmer and researcher knowledge: Developing resilient bean and maize cropping systems in Rwanda. Food Security, 8, 491-506.

Waldman, K. B. and Kerr, J. M. (2015). Is Food and Drug Administration policy governing artisan cheese consistent with consumers’ preferences? Food Policy, 55, 71- 80.

Waldman, K. B., Kerr, J. M. and Isaacs, K. B. (2014). Combining participatory crop trials and experimental auctions to estimate farmer preferences for improved common bean in Rwanda, Food Policy, 46, 183 - 192.

Waldman, K. B. and Kerr, J. M. (2014). Limitations of certification and supply chain standards for environmental protection in commodity crop production. Annual Review of Resource Economics, 6(1).

High velocity decisions

Waldman, K.B. Giroux, S.A, Blekking, J.P., Baylis, K., and Evans, T.P. Smallholder food storage dynamics and resilience.

Evans, T.P., Caylor, K., Estes, L., Plale, B., Attari, S.Z., and Waldman, K.B. Rapid monitoring of drought impacts on small-scale farms in Africa through integration of farmer SMS data and environmental sensors. Working paper.

Giroux, S., Kouper, I., Estes, L., Waldman, K.B., and Evans, T.P. High-velocity mobile phone data for research in social-environmental systems: Applications in climate variability and food security in sub-Saharan Africa.