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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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Government Insurance Program Design, Incentive Effects, and Technology Adoption: The Case of Skip-Row Crop Insurance

Joshua D. Woodard, Alexander D. Pavlista, Gary D. Schnitkey, Paul A. Burgener and Kimberley A. Ward.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Agricultural Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Insurance. 8574 words.

Can the availability of poorly-designed government insurance alter technology adoption decisions? A theoretical model of technology adoption and insurance incentive effects for a high- and...

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Revisiting the Risk-Neutral Approach to Optimal Policyholder Behavior: A Study of Withdrawal Guarantees in Variable Annuities

Thorsten Moenig and Daniel Bauer.

in Review of Finance

March 2016; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Insurance; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling. 15217 words.

Policyholder exercise behavior presents an important risk factor for pricing Variable Annuities. However, approaches presented in the literature—building on value-maximizing strategies akin...

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