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Cuba's Agricultural Transition and Food Security in a Global Perspective

Olivia Riera and Johan Swinnen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Agricultural Economics. 13867 words.

This paper reviews the situation in the agricultural sector and food security in Cuba, and particularly the transformations that have (not) taken place since 1990. We compare the Cuban...

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A Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Growth: The Case of Chinese Agricultural Growth before and after Reforms

K.P. Kalirajan, M.B. Obwona and S. Zhao.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1996; p ublished online May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Production and Organizations; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 0 words.

Our objective in this paper is to explain a method to decompose the sources of total factor productivity (TFP) growth into technological progress and changes in technical efficiency within...

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The impact of market and policy instability on price transmission between wheat and flour in Ukraine

Bernhard Brümmer, Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel and Sergiy Zorya.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Agricultural Economics. 10244 words.

Analysis of price transmission in transition countries is often complicated by unstable policy environments. We use a Markov-switching vector error-correction model (MSVECM) to model...

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Livestock in China: Commodity-Specific Total Factor Productivity Decomposition Using New Panel Data

Allan N. Rae, Hengyun Ma, Jikun Huang and Scott Rozelle.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 10161 words.

Studies of total factor productivity (TFP) in livestock production are rare, but when available provide useful information especially in the context of developing countries such as China...

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Modeling Farm Households' Price Responses in the Presence of Transaction Costs and Heterogeneity in Labor Markets

Christian H.C.A. Henning and Arne Henningsen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 10129 words.

We develop a farm household model to analyze price responses of farm households. This model incorporates various types of transaction costs as well as labor heterogeneity. Nonproportional...

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Parametric and Semiparametric Modeling of the Off-Farm Labor Supply of Agrarian Households in Transition Bulgaria

Barry K. Goodwin and Matthew T. Holt.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 0 words.

The reaction of labor marketsto economic reforms is an important indicator of the progress of transition. Because of diminished government support and the breakup of state and collective...

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The Political Economy of Food Price Volatility: The Case of Vietnam and Rice

Murray E. Fulton and Travis Reynolds.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 13281 words.

This article argues that the structure of the Vietnamese rice export system is, in political economy terms, a rational response to the volatility present in the international rice market....

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Russian Agriculture during Transition: Performance, Global Impact, and Outlook

William M. Liefert and Olga Liefert.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 16608 words.

In the 2000s, Russia emerged as a major player in world agricultural markets, on both the supply (mainly grain) and demand side. This article examines Russia's agricultural transition...

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Stochastic Rangeland Use under Capital Constraints

Mimako Kobayashi, Richard E. Howitt, Lovell S. Jarvis and Emilio A. Laca.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 7614 words.

The stocking density on Kazakhstan's extensive rangelands is well below traditional levels. To analyze dynamic flock performance, we develop a stochastic dynamic programming model for...

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Twenty years of research on transition in agricultural economics journals

Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel and Oleg Nivyevskyi.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2012; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 7224 words.

We analyse topics and authorship networks in articles on agricultural transition that were published in 16 subject-related peer-review journals between 1989 and 2008. Increasingly, articles...

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