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Coupon Redemption and Its Effect on Household Cheese Purchases

Diansheng Dong and Harry M. Kaiser.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics. 7435 words.

By endogenizing unit value and coupon redemption, we estimate U.S. household cheese purchase, quality choice, and coupon redemption equations simultaneously. Zero purchases and missing...

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Does Food Processing Contribute to Childhood Obesity Disparities?

Bo MacInnis and Gordon Rausser.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economics of Health; Manufacturing. 2915 words.

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Economic Development Prospects of Forest-Dependent Communities: Analyzing Trade-offs Using a Compromise-Fuzzy Programming Framework

Emina Krcmar and G. Cornelis van Kooten.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Products; Demographic Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 8370 words.

Many aboriginal communities look to forest resources for short- and long-term employment, adequate timber for mills, an even flow of wood fiber for community stability, and financial...

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Gender and the Business Environment for New Firm Creation

Leora F. Klapper and Simon C. Parker.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Demographic Economics; Other Economic Systems; Public Economics; Economic Development. 7456 words.

The authors summarize the extant literature on the relationship between gender and entrepreneurship. They note significant quantitative gender differences in business entry, with male-owned...

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Local industrial structures and female entrepreneurship in India

Ejaz Ghani, William R. Kerr and Stephen D. O’Connell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Business and Management; Services; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Manufacturing; Entrepreneurship; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 16571 words.

We analyze the spatial determinants of female entrepreneurship in India in the manufacturing and services sectors. We focus on the presence of incumbent female-owned businesses and their...

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Partnership dissolution, complementarity, and investment incentives

Jianpei Li and Elmar Wolfstetter.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Demographic Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Contract Law. 7984 words.

Partnerships form in order to take advantage of complementary skills; however, new opportunities may arise that make some partners' skills useless. We analyse partnerships that anticipate...

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Promoting Women's Economic Empowerment: What Works?

Mayra Buvinić and Rebecca Furst-Nichols.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2016; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Entrepreneurship; Economics; Economic Development. 12020 words.

A review of rigorous evaluations of interventions that seek to empower women economically shows that the same class of interventions has significantly different outcomes depending on the...

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Welfare Gains from Quality Certification of Infant Foods: Results from a Market Experiment in Mali

William A. Masters and Diakalia Sanogo.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 0 words.

In low-income countries, malnutrition is often most severe among infants of six to twenty-four months. They need higher-density foods than the family diet, but density is a credence...

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What Are We Learning from Business Training and Entrepreneurship Evaluations around the Developing World?

David McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Demographic Economics; Economics; Economic Development. 14182 words.

Business training programs are a popular policy option to improve the performance of enterprises around the world, and the number of rigorous impact evaluations of these programs is...

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Willingness to Pay for Food Safety: Costs and Benefits of Accurate Measures

Elise Golan and Fred Kuchler.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 0 words.

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