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Analysing farmland rental rates using Bayesian geoadditive quantile regression

Alexander März, Nadja Klein, Thomas Kneib and Oliver Musshoff.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Agricultural Economics. 15292 words.

Empirical studies on farmland rental rates so far have predominantly concentrated on modelling conditional means using spatial autoregressive models. While these models only focus on the...

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Annual Fees and Recreation Choice

Eric English.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 6956 words.

Models of recreation behavior have typically ignored the role of fixed annual fees, such as the fee for a recreational license, in determining choice and welfare. We demonstrate how...

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Applying Experiments to Land Economics

Kent D. Messer, Joshua M. Duke and Lori Lynch.

in The Oxford Handbook of Land Economics

July 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics. 12447 words.

The use of laboratory and field economic experiments to explore issues in land economics is increasingly popular as researchers identify problems that cannot be adequately addressed by...

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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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An Assessment of Empirical Methods for Modeling Land Use

Elena G. Irwin and Douglas H. Wrenn.

in The Oxford Handbook of Land Economics

July 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 12294 words.

This chapter provides a targeted review and assessment of current empirical methods most commonly used in economics to model spatially explicit land use and land use change. Empirical...

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Average Crop Revenue Election: A Revenue-Based Alternative to Price-Based Commodity Payment Programs

Joseph C. Cooper.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Agricultural Economics. 8104 words.

This article develops a stochastic model of the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program, which offers revenue-based commodity payments under the 2008 Farm Act. Our analysis shows that...

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Bid-Ask Spreads, Volume, and Volatility: Evidence from Livestock Markets

Julieta Frank and Philip Garcia.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Agricultural Economics. 8923 words.

Using literature-based measures and a modified Bayesian method specified here, we estimate liquidity costs and their determinants for the live cattle and hog futures markets. Volume and...

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Bootstrapping Your Fish or Fishing for Bootstraps? Precision of Welfare Loss Estimates from a Globally Concave Inverse Demand Model of Commercial Fish Landings in the U.S. Great Lakes

Christiana E. Hilmer, Matthew T. Holt and Richard C. Bishop.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Environmental Economics. 7869 words.

We extend Holt and Bishop’s (2002) normalized quadratic inverse demand function by obtaining measures of precision of elasticities and consumer welfare loss estimates due to reductions in...

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Can expert knowledge compensate for data scarcity in crop insurance pricing?

Zhiwei Shen, Martin Odening and Ostap Okhrin.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Agricultural Economics. 11034 words.

Although there is an increasing interest in area yield insurance in many developing countries, crop data scarcity hinders its implementation by imposing higher premiums. Expert knowledge...

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Climate Change and Economic Growth in Africa: An Econometric Analysis

Babatunde O. Abidoye and Ayodele F. Odusola.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Environmental Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 10082 words.

The economic landscape of most African countries depends essentially on the dynamics of climate change. Key sectors driving their economic performance and livelihoods such as agriculture,...

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