Dr Russell Toth

BA(Hons) RWC, MS SIUC, MA Cornell, PhD Cornell
Lecturer

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Russell Toth is a development economist, with primary research interests in the economics of entrepreneurship and private sector development. He is particularly interested in the emergence of enterprises with high growth potential. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University.

Selected grants

2013

  • Grass-roots Entrepreneurship Education & Pro-Poor Enterprise Development, Myanmar; Seymour R, Toth R; United Nations Office for Project Services/Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT).
  • Evaluating smallholder livelihoods and sustainability in Indonesian coffee and cocoa value chains; Neilson J, Butt S, Toth R; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)/Research and Development Programs.
  • Buying a Job, Social Institutions, and Market Access for Gowth-Orientated MSMEs; Toth R; Centre for Economic Policy Research (UK)/Research Support.
  • The Human and Environmental Impacts of Migratory Pastoralism and Index-Based Livestock Insurance in Arid and Semi-Arid East Africa; Toth R; Australian Agency for International Development (AUSAID)/Australian Development Research Awards.
  • Birth of a Market for Private Health Insurance - Impact of offering health micro-insurance (MHI) product on SME retailer outcomes; Toth R; Asian Development Bank/Research Support.

2011

  • The emergence of transformative entrepreneurship: Evidence from ex ante characteristics, career choices and outcomes of business students in a developing country setting; Toth R; Innovations for Poverty Action/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Oo, A., Toth, R. (2014). Do community-sanctioned social pressures constrain microenterprise growth? Evidence from a framed field experiment. Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 33, 75-95. [More Information]
  • Burtraw, D., Evans, D., Krupnick, A., Palmer, K., Toth, R. (2005). Economics of Pollution Trading for SO2 and NOx. Annual Review of Environment and the Resources, 30, 253-289. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Toth, R. (2010). Empirical Poverty Analysis. Joint Annual Meeting of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA), the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) and the Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA) 2010, United States: Agricultural & Applied Economics Association.
  • Toth, R. (2010). Household-level Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Human Capital in Indonesia. 2nd Indonesia International Conference on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Small Business IICIES 2010, Indonesia: Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership.
  • Toth, R. (2010). Is Credit Really the Problem? Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Enterprise Dynamics in a Developing Country Setting. 44th Annual Canadian Economics Association Conference CEA 2010, Canada: Canadian Economics Association.
  • Toth, R. (2010). Why Isn't Financial Capital Enough? The Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Emergent Small Enterprises in Indonesia. Northeast Universities Development Consortium Conference NEUDC 2010, United States: Northeast Universities Development Consortium.
  • Toth, R. (2009). Determinants of Pastoralist Mobility and Movement in Northern Kenya. 43rd Annual Canadian Economics Association Conference CEA 2009, Canada: Canadian Economics Association.
  • Mihm, M., Toth, R., Lang, C. (2009). What Goes Around Comes Around: A theory of strategic indirect reciprocity in networks. North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society 2009, United States: The Econometric Society.
  • Toth, R. (2008). Time Inconsistent Choice and Social Insurance. 42nd Annual Canadian Economics Association Conference CEA 2008, Canada: Canadian Economics Association.

Report

  • Toth, R. (2011). Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Entrepreneurial Dynamics: Evidence from a Natural Experiment.
  • Toth, R. (2010). Traps and Thresholds in Pastoralist Mobility.
  • Mihm, M., Toth, R., Lang, C. (2009). What Goes Around Comes Around: A Theory of Indirect Reciprocity in Networks.
  • Burtraw, D., Evans, D., Krupnick, A., Palmer, K., Toth, R. (2005). Economics of Pollution Trading for SO2 and NOx.

2014

  • Oo, A., Toth, R. (2014). Do community-sanctioned social pressures constrain microenterprise growth? Evidence from a framed field experiment. Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 33, 75-95. [More Information]

2011

  • Toth, R. (2011). Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Entrepreneurial Dynamics: Evidence from a Natural Experiment.

2010

  • Toth, R. (2010). Empirical Poverty Analysis. Joint Annual Meeting of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA), the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) and the Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA) 2010, United States: Agricultural & Applied Economics Association.
  • Toth, R. (2010). Household-level Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Human Capital in Indonesia. 2nd Indonesia International Conference on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Small Business IICIES 2010, Indonesia: Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership.
  • Toth, R. (2010). Is Credit Really the Problem? Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Enterprise Dynamics in a Developing Country Setting. 44th Annual Canadian Economics Association Conference CEA 2010, Canada: Canadian Economics Association.
  • Toth, R. (2010). Traps and Thresholds in Pastoralist Mobility.
  • Toth, R. (2010). Why Isn't Financial Capital Enough? The Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Human Capital and Emergent Small Enterprises in Indonesia. Northeast Universities Development Consortium Conference NEUDC 2010, United States: Northeast Universities Development Consortium.

2009

  • Toth, R. (2009). Determinants of Pastoralist Mobility and Movement in Northern Kenya. 43rd Annual Canadian Economics Association Conference CEA 2009, Canada: Canadian Economics Association.
  • Mihm, M., Toth, R., Lang, C. (2009). What Goes Around Comes Around: A Theory of Indirect Reciprocity in Networks.
  • Mihm, M., Toth, R., Lang, C. (2009). What Goes Around Comes Around: A theory of strategic indirect reciprocity in networks. North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society 2009, United States: The Econometric Society.

2008

  • Toth, R. (2008). Time Inconsistent Choice and Social Insurance. 42nd Annual Canadian Economics Association Conference CEA 2008, Canada: Canadian Economics Association.

2005

  • Burtraw, D., Evans, D., Krupnick, A., Palmer, K., Toth, R. (2005). Economics of Pollution Trading for SO2 and NOx. Annual Review of Environment and the Resources, 30, 253-289. [More Information]
  • Burtraw, D., Evans, D., Krupnick, A., Palmer, K., Toth, R. (2005). Economics of Pollution Trading for SO2 and NOx.

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