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The AAEA: Ever Growing and Changing Research Challenges

Alex McCalla, Emery Castle and Vernon Eidman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; International Trade; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 14259 words.

The changing economic conditions over the past century, along with changes in technology and developments in economic theory and quantitative methods, helped shape the profession we...

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Agricultural Production under Climate Change: The Potential Impacts of Shifting Regional Water Balances in the United States

Elizabeth Marshall, Marcel Aillery, Scott Malcolm and Ryan Williams.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 10422 words.

General circulation models predict significant and accelerating changes in local patterns of precipitation and temperature during the twenty-first century. Agriculture's vulnerability to...

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Asymmetric Terms-of-Trade Shocks in a Monetary Union: An Application to West Africa

Benjamin Carton, Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Gilles Dufrénot and Loïc Batté.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit. 9861 words.

We propose a two-country dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model of a monetary union facing asymmetric terms-of-trade shocks, calibrated on Nigeria and West African Economic and...

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Austerity and fraud under different structures of technology and resource abundance

Jing Chen and James Galbraith.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Production and Organizations; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 4728 words.

We present the implications of a simple analytical theory in which economic crisis emerges from rising real resource costs in systems with high fixed costs relative to variable costs. We...

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Can CCS and NET enable the continued use of fossil carbon fuels after CoP21?

R. Stuart Haszeldine.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Energy Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Publicly Provided Goods; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Market Structure and Pricing; General Economics. 9908 words.

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) does not generate energy. CCS applied to fossil and modern bio-carbon fuels and feedstocks removes environmentally damaging CO2 emissions. CoP21 stipulated...

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Clean energy and international oil

Marianne Haug.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic History; Market Structure and Pricing; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12012 words.

Oil has been the world's dominant fuel for more than 50 years. Substitution of oil for power generation and heating has progressed since the 1970s, but substitution of oil in transport...

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Closing coal: economic and moral incentives

Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Energy Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10778 words.

Climate policy requires that much of the world’s reserves of fossil fuels remain unburned. This paper makes the case for implementing this directly through policy to close the global coal...

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The Commodity Terms of Trade, Unit Roots, and Nonlinear Alternatives: A Smooth Transition Approach

Joseph V. Balagtas and Matthew T. Holt.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 9246 words.

This article extends the recent literature on the Prebisch-Singer hypothesis of a long-run decline in the relative prices of primary commodities. Our main innovation is testing for and...

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Conservation Planning: A Review of Return on Investment Analysis

James Boyd, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell and Juha Siikamäki.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 8914 words.

Land and natural resource conservation programs are increasingly being evaluated on the basis of their return on investment (ROI). Conservation ROI analysis quantitatively measures the...

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The Determinants of Migration from Sub-Saharan African Countries

Wim Naudé.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Environmental Economics; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8851 words.

This paper investigates the determinants of migration from 45 Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries over the period 1965–2005. The significant determinants are armed conflict and lack of job...

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