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Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Dean Karlan, Robert Osei, Isaac Osei-Akoto and Christopher Udry.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Design of Experiments; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Insurance. 19024 words.

The investment decisions of small-scale farmers in developing countries are conditioned by their financial environment. Binding credit market constraints and incomplete insurance can limit...

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Are Consumers in Developing Countries Willing to Pay More for Micronutrient-Dense Biofortified Foods? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda

Shyamal Chowdhury, J. V. Meenakshi, Keith I. Tomlins and Constance Owori.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 8597 words.

Vitamin A deficiency is a major health problem in Africa and in many other developing countries. Biofortified staple crops that are high in pro-vitamin A have the potential to reduce the...

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Blind Fines in Cooperatives

Enrique Fatas, Francisca Jimenez-Jimenez and Antonio J. Morales.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 9130 words.

In this paper we focus on inefficient product quality arising from a free-riding problem in agricultural cooperatives. Individual incentives are not aligned with group gains in cooperatives...

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A Chat about Insurance: Experimental Results from Rural Bangladesh

Daniel Clarke, Francesca de Nicola, Ruth Vargas Hill, Neha Kumar and Parendi Mehta.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; Insurance. 10252 words.

Farmers throughout the developing world face multiple sources of uninsured risk to agricultural production and household assets. In this paper, we present results from an experimental...

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Cheap Talk Scripts and Online Choice Experiments: “Looking Beyond the Mean”

Glynn T. Tonsor and Robert S. Shupp.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 8980 words.

This paper presents the first known assessment of cheap talk effectiveness in a choice experiment conducted online with a focus on the distinction between impacts on stated willingness to...

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Cognitive dissonance as a means of reducing hypothetical bias

Frode Alfnes, Chengyan Yue and Helen H. Jensen.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

June 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 6595 words.

Hypothetical bias is a persistent problem in stated preference studies. We propose and test a method for reducing hypothetical bias based on the cognitive dissonance literature in social...

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Distinguishing beliefs from preferences in food choice

Jayson L. Lusk, Ted C. Schroeder and Glynn T. Tonsor.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 12583 words.

In the past two decades, there has been an explosion of studies eliciting consumer willingness-to-pay for food attributes; however, this work has largely refrained from drawing a...

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Do Consumer Responses to Media Food Safety Information Last?

Robin Dillaway, Kent D. Messer, John C. Bernard and Harry M. Kaiser.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 8757 words.

Using experimental methods with adult subjects from the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, this research examines both the short- and longer-term impacts of media information on...

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Exchanging Land for Solidarity: Solidarity Transfers among Voluntarily Resettled and Non-resettled Land-Reform Beneficiaries

Simone Gobien and Björn Vollan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Microeconomics; Agricultural Economics. 10988 words.

Mutual aid among villagers in developing countries is often the only means of insuring against economic shocks. We use “lab-in-the-field experiments” in Cambodian villages to study...

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Expected utility or prospect theory maximisers? Assessing farmers' risk behaviour from field-experiment data

Géraldine Bocquého, Florence Jacquet and Arnaud Reynaud.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2014; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 12975 words.

We elicit the risk preferences of a sample of French farmers in a field-experiment setting, considering both expected utility and cumulative prospect theory. Under the EU framework, our...

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