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Are The Poverty Effects of Trade Policies Invisible?

Monika Verma, Thomas W. Hertel and Ernesto Valenzuela.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; International Trade; Welfare and Poverty; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis. 8255 words.

Beginning with the WTO's Doha Development Agenda and establishment of the Millennium Development Goal of reducing poverty by 50 percent by 2015, poverty impacts of trade reforms have become...

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A Birth-Death Markov Chain Monte Carlo Method to Estimate the Number of States in a State-Contingent Production Frontier Model

José Luis Preciado Arreola and Andrew L. Johnson.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 10195 words.

In this article we estimate a state-contingent production frontier for a group of farms while endogenously estimating the number of states of nature induced by unobserved environmental...

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Can We Improve Farm Performance? The Determinants of Farm Technical and Environmental Efficiency

Bouali Guesmi and Teresa Serra.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 10210 words.

The environmental impacts of economic activities have become an important aspect in the evaluation of their overall performance. Consistently, traditional measures of technical efficiency...

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Crop Insurance Adjusted Panel Data Envelopment Analysis Efficiency Measures

Saleem Shaik.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 8784 words.

The Swamy-Arora panel data envelopment analysis model is used to estimate crop insurance adjusted efficiency based on an alternative two-way random effect panel estimator. An empirical...

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Dairy farms without quotas in Belgium: estimation and simulation with a flexible cost function

Bruno Henry de Frahan, Alexandre Baudry, Rembert De Blander, Philippe Polomé and Richard Howitt.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

October 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 10294 words.

This paper evaluates the farm-level supply and income effects from removing milk quotas and reducing producer prices with increasing direct compensatory payments. Using a panel of Belgian...

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Dealing with Uncertainty in Agent-Based Simulation: Farm-Level Modeling of Adaptation to Climate Change in Southwest Germany

Christian Troost and Thomas Berger.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 11077 words.

Climate change will most likely confront agricultural producers with natural, economic, and political conditions that have not previously been observed and are largely uncertain. As a...

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The Economy-wide Impacts and Risks of Malawi's Farm Input Subsidy Program

Channing Arndt, Karl Pauw and James Thurlow.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Agricultural Economics. 11509 words.

We estimate the impact of Malawi's Farm Input Subsidy Program using an economy-wide approach. This approach yields benefit-cost ratios about 60% higher than existing partial equilibrium...

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Exact calibration of programming models of agricultural supply against exogenous supply elasticities

Pierre Mérel and Santiago Bucaram.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 7484 words.

We develop a methodology to exactly calibrate quadratic programming models of agricultural supply against exogenous own-price supply elasticities. We show that calibration is only possible...

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Heterogeneous firms and homogenising standards in agri-food trade: the Polish meat case

Marie-Luise Rau and Frank van Tongeren.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; International Trade; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9723 words.

A partial equilibrium trade model with heterogeneous firms is developed and applied to the issue of compliance with the EU food standards in Polish meat production. The model parameters are...

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Improving Food Bank Gleaning Operations: An Application in New York State

Erkut Sönmez, Deishin Lee, Miguel I. Gómez and Xiaoli Fan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 8306 words.

Gleaning is increasingly attracting the attention of food safety networks, including food banks, as a valuable tool that simultaneously reduces food loss and alleviates food insecurity....

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