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Agricultural Industrialization: A Metaeconomics Look at the Metaphors by which we Live

Gary D. Lynne.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Methodology; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

Agriculture continues to be driven by rapid technological change on the base of a particular kind of value system. This path produces an abundance and variety of high-quality food and...

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Ambivalence of class subjectivity: the sharecroppers of the post-bellum southern USA

Serap A. Kayatekin.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2009; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Methodology; Agricultural Economics. 9538 words.

The paper argues that the economic literature on sharecropping uses a modernist notion of subjectivity that fails to explain the complexity of economic behaviour or the social context in...

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Consumer inferences of food safety and quality

Glynn T. Tonsor.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

June 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Methodology; Agricultural Economics. 8079 words.

Economists frequently use choice experiments (CEs) to evaluate demand for new attributes in food products. Using a split-sample experimental design focused on demand for pork chop...

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Methodology for Agricultural Economists: An Instrumentalist Perspective

Eldon D. Smith.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1996; p ublished online November 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

As an instrument for refining judgments of the adequacy of hypothesis validation procedures, neo-falsificationist methodology has important value. Appeals to principles of rhetoric,...

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Particular requirements for institutional analysis in nature-related sectors

Konrad Hagedorn.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Publicly Provided Goods; Production and Organizations; Economic Methodology; Agricultural Economics. 10824 words.


Agriculture, horticulture, fishery and forestry are nature-related sectors that interact frequently with natural systems. This interaction represents...

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Rent as a share of product and Sraffa’s price equations

Saverio M. Fratini.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Agricultural Economics. 7221 words.

The classical economists usually regarded rent in their analyses as a share of the gross product obtained from the use of land or a mine, which was indeed the way rent was treated in...

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