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Aggregating Information by Voting: The Wisdom of the Experts versus the Wisdom of the Masses

Joseph C. McMurray.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2013; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 16881 words.

This article analyzes participation and information aggregation in a common-value election with continuous private signals. In equilibrium, some citizens ignore their private information...

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Aggregation, Flexible Forms, and Estimation of Food Consumption Parameters: Comment

Harold Alderman, Howarth Bouis and Lawrence Haddad.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1997; p ublished online February 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Aggregation, Flexible Forms, and Estimation of Food Consumption Parameters: Reply

Cyrus A. Ramezani, Donald Rose and Suzanne P. Murphy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1997; p ublished online February 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Aggregation in the Short and Long Run

W. M. Gorman.

Edited by C. Blackorby and A. F. Shorrocks.

in Separability and Aggregation

January 1996; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 20438 words.

The paper begins with the short‐run aspect, giving a very brief survey of known results in aggregation theory, reminding us that the basic trick in most aggregation problems is to change...

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The Aggregation Of Satisfactions: General Satisfaction As An Aggregate

Bernard Van Praag.

in Happiness Quantified

April 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 6435 words.

This chapter focuses on the development of the satisfaction aggregation model. Satisfaction with life as a whole or general satisfaction is analysed as a weighted aggregate of the domain...

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Agricultural Contracts: Data and Research Needs

Brent Hueth, Ethan Ligon and Carolyn Dimitri.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Agricultural Economics. 4184 words.

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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...

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...

Agricultural Insurance in Developed Countries: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?

Vincent H. Smith and Joseph W. Glauber.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Agricultural Economics. 11803 words.

Agricultural insurance in developed countries originates in named peril products that were originally offered by private companies approximately two hundred years ago, first in Europe and...

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Agricultural policy in an uncertain world

Jean-Paul Chavas.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

August 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Welfare Economics; Agricultural Economics. 9497 words.

This paper briefly reviews the current food situation and provides some historical perspectives on its evolution over time. It documents the important effects of agricultural productivity....

Agricultural Productivity Revisited

V. Eldon Ball, Jean-Christophe Bureau, Richard Nehring and Agapi Somwaru.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1997; p ublished online November 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

This paper describes production accounts for agriculture. Output is defined as gross production leaving the farm as opposed to real value added. Inputs are not limited to capital and labor...

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Agricultural Risk Analysis: Adequacy of Models, Data, and Issues

Richard E. Just and Rulon D. Pope.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Agricultural Economics. 4806 words.

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Agrifood Grades and Standards in the Extended Mercosur: Their Role in the Changing Agrifood System

Elizabeth M. M. Q. Farina and Thomas Reardon.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Akerlof and Kranton on identity in economics: inverting the analysis

John B. Davis.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2007; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics. 7560 words.

The concept of identity was introduced into the neoclassical utility maximising framework by Akerlof and Kranton in an analysis which draws directly from social psychology's social identity...

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Algebra of Relations

S. N. Afriat.

in Logic of Choice and Economic Theory

November 1987; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 9610 words.

This is the second of three chapters on general mathematics as applied to economics, and presents a treatment of the algebra of relations. Relations are defined as subsets of a Cartesian...

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Algebra of Revealed Preference

S. N. Afriat.

in Logic of Choice and Economic Theory

November 1987; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 9535 words.

This is the second of six chapters in Part II about demand and utility cost, a typical area for what is understood as choice theory. It discusses the algebra of revealed preference. Its...

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Alliance governance and technological performance: some evidence from biotechnology alliances

Jongwook Kim.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 8012 words.

Pursuing alliance opportunities are fraught with difficulties due to information asymmetry between the potential partners, as well as technological and/or market uncertainties. In this...

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Allies and Adversaries: Appointees and Policymaking Under Separation of Powers

Patrick L. Warren.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2012; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 16422 words.

Public sector agencies are an important front in the day-to-day battle for political supremacy between the executive and the legislature. The executive's key agents in this conflict are his...

Allocation of Factors in Competitive Markets

John P. Burkett.

in Microeconomics

April 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 3681 words.

This chapter examines the issues considered in the allocation of factors in competitive markets. It suggests that general equilibrium analysis is very useful in public finance and...

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Almost identical experience biases in vicarious learning

Hitoshi Mitsuhashi.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations. 12881 words.

While previous research on vicarious learning assumes that managers pay adequate attention to any event in an environment, boundedly rational managers can only pay selective attention to...

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