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Agricultural Cooperatives and Investment in Organic Soil Amendments and Chemical Fertilizer in China

Wanglin Ma, Awudu Abdulai and Renan Goetz.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Microeconomics; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Comparative Economic Systems; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics. 10680 words.

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In this article, we develop a dynamic model to show how membership in agricultural cooperatives influences smallholder farmers’ decisions to invest in...

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Agricultural Labour Productivity and Industrialisation: Lessons for Africa

Xinshen Diao, Margaret McMillan and Samuel Wangwe.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 12911 words.

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Using data from the Groningen Growth and Development Center’s Africa Sector Database, we show that manufacturing employment and its share in total...

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Ambiguity of measured WTP for quality improvements when quantity is unconstrained: a note

Alessandro Corsi.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Agricultural Economics. 6904 words.

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This paper addresses the issue of how to estimate by contingent valuation methods the maximum price consumers are willing to pay when a new quality...

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Anchoring Bias in Recall Data: Evidence from Central America

Susan Godlonton, Manuel A Hernandez and Mike Murphy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 12149 words.

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Self-reported retrospective survey data is widely used in empirical work but may be subject to cognitive biases, even over relatively short recall...

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Aspirations: An Approach to Measurement with Validation Using Ethiopian Data

Tanguy Bernard and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Microeconomics; Economic Development. 12507 words.

Individuals' aspirations and their consequences on future-oriented behaviour have received increased attention in development economics literature in recent years. At this stage, each study...

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Asymptotic Theory of Range-Based Multipower Variation

Kim Christensen and Mark Podolskij.

in Journal of Financial Econometrics

June 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs. 12224 words.

In this paper, we present a realized range-based multipower variation theory, which can be used to estimate return variation and draw jump-robust inference about the diffusive volatility...

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Bayesian estimation of non-stationary Markov models combining micro and macro data

Hugo Storm, Thomas Heckelei and Ron C. Mittelhammer.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs. 10980 words.

We develop a Bayesian framework for estimating non-stationary Markov models in situations where macro population data are available only on the proportion of individuals residing in each...

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Business Training in Tanzania: From Research-driven Experiment to Local Implementation

Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kjetil Bjorvatn, Kartika Sari Juniwaty and Bertil Tungodden.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Education and Research Institutions; Microeconomics; Design of Experiments. 6523 words.

Field experiments documenting positive treatment effects have a strong policy message: scale up! However, such experiments are typically implemented under close supervision of the research...

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Capital Services in U.S. Agriculture: Concepts, Comparisons, and the Treatment of Interest Rates

Matt A. Andersen, Julian M. Alston and Philip G. Pardey.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Agricultural Economics. 11219 words.

This paper begins with a review of the methods and assumptions used to measure capital service flows. Two data series on capital inputs in U.S. agriculture are briefly described and...

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Cautionary notes on the use of field experiments to address policy issues

Glenn W. Harrison.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Design of Experiments. 5891 words.

Field experiments are popular again in policy circles. There are various types of field experiments, with complementary strengths and weaknesses for different policy questions. There is...

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