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An Analysis of Occupational Health in Pork Production

Terrance M. Hurley, James B. Kliebenstein and Peter F. Orazem.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Economics of Health; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Data on attendees at the World Pork Expo from 1991–95 are used to evaluate the impact of farming generally, and hog farming and confinement operations more specifically, on the measured...

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Bargaining Models for Farm Household Decision Making: Discussion

Mary A. Marchant.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1997; p ublished online May 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Better Technology, Better Plots, or Better Farmers? Identifying Changes in Productivity and Risk among Malagasy Rice Farmers

Christopher B. Barrett, Christine M. Moser, Oloro V. McHugh and Joeli Barison.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 11664 words.

We introduce a method for properly attributing observed productivity and risk changes among new production methods, farmers, and plots by controlling for farmer and plot heterogeneity....

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Can Agricultural Cooperatives Reduce Poverty? Heterogeneous Impact of Cooperative Membership on Farmers' Welfare in Rwanda

Ellen Verhofstadt and Miet Maertens.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Agricultural Economics. 7667 words.

We analyze the inclusiveness and effectiveness of agricultural cooperatives in Rwanda. We estimate mean income and poverty effects of cooperative membership using propensity score matching...

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Changing Government Policy and the Rural Poor: Discussion

Elizabeth E. Davis.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Commodity Price Shocks and Civil Conflict: Evidence from Colombia

Oeindrila Dube and Juan F. Vargas.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 20754 words.

How do income shocks affect armed conflict? Theory suggests two opposite effects. If labour is used to appropriate resources violently, higher wages may lower conflict by reducing labour...

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A Comparison of Salary Structures Between Economics and Agricultural Economics Departments

Christiana E. Hilmer, Michael J. Hilmer and Jayson L. Lusk.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics. 9233 words.

We examine whether differences exist in the prevailing salary structures for doctorate-granting economics and agricultural economics departments at public, land-grant universities in the...

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Conservation Payments, Liquidity Constraints, and Off-Farm Labor: Impact of the Grain-for-Green Program on Rural Households in China

Emi Uchida, Scott Rozelle and Jintao Xu.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics. 10181 words.

This study evaluates the labor response of rural households participating in the Grain-for-Green program in China, the largest payments for ecosystem services program in the developing...

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Consumer cohorts and demand elasticities

Geir Wæhler Gustavsen.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Agricultural Economics. 7447 words.

A mixed effects model is used to estimate intercepts, price and expenditure elasticities for vegetables, meat and fish in different cohorts. Results from Wald tests reveal that intercepts...

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Contract and Exit Decisions in Finisher Hog Production

Fengxia Dong, David A. Hennessy and Helen H. Jensen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 9870 words.

Finisher hog production in North America has shifted toward larger units and contract format since 1990. Exit among independent growers has been high. We develop a model showing that...

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