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Economics and Prescribed Fire Law in the United States

Jonathan Yoder, Marcia Tilley, David Engle and Samuel Fuhlendorf.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Tort Law; Agricultural Economics. 7747 words.

Prescribed burning is increasingly recognized as a useful but risky land management and conservation tool. Common law relating to prescribed fire is generally predicated on negligence...

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Optimal Sharing of Foodborne Illness Prevention between Consumers and Industry: The Effect of Regulation and Liability

Brian Roe.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Tort Law; Agricultural Economics. 9231 words.

Consumers and the food industry can both prevent foodborne illness. Two questions are explored: what is the socially optimal level of preventative effort by each and can tort and regulatory...

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