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Better Technology, Better Plots, or Better Farmers? Identifying Changes in Productivity and Risk among Malagasy Rice Farms: A Comment

Zhuo Chen and Steven T. Yen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 1416 words.

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Biodiversity, poverty, and development

Charles Palmer and Salvatore Di Falco.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 10597 words.

Biodiversity is crucial for the production of a range of marketed and non-marketed ecosystem goods and services. This paper reviews the empirical evidence for the role of terrestrial...

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Climate Change, Agriculture, and Poverty

Thomas W. Hertel and Stephanie D. Rosch.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 14997 words.

Even though much has been written about climate change and poverty as distinct and complex problems, the link between them has received little attention. Understanding this link is vital...

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Critical Resource, Technology, and Environmental Issues for Meeting Future Grain Production Needs in Asia

Derek Byerlee, Peter Hazell and John Kerr.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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A delayed revolution: environment and agrarian change in India

Tirthankar Roy.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Agricultural Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 6312 words.

Slow growth of agricultural income has contributed to poor economic growth and poverty in India in modern times. The condition was weakened by Green Revolutions in the last third of the...

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Determinants of Agricultural and Land Management Practices and Impacts on Crop Production and Household Income in the Highlands of Tigray, Ethiopia

John Pender and Berhanu Gebremedhin.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 14879 words.

This paper investigates the land management practices used in the highlands of Tigray, northern Ethiopia, the factors influencing them and their implications for crop production and income....

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Determinants of Deforestation and the Economics of Protection: An Application to Mexico

Klaus Deininger and Bart Minten.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 0 words.

We estimate the probability of deforestation at the plot level for Chiapas and Oaxaca, two poor Mexican states with high levels of biodiversity. Results highlight the importance of...

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Discussion of “The Stabilization Value of Groundwater and Conjunctive Water Management under Uncertainty”*

Sittidaj Pongkijvorasin and James Roumasset.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 643 words.

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The Effects of Well Management and the Nature of the Aquifer on Groundwater Resources

Qiuqiong Huang, Jinxia Wang, Scott Rozelle, Stephen Polasky and Yang Liu.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 14568 words.

We compare groundwater use under collective well management in China, where village leaders allocate water among households, and under private well management where farmers either pump from...

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Estimation of Water Demand in Developing Countries: An Overview

Céline Nauges and Dale Whittington.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 12155 words.

A better understanding of household water use in developing countries is necessary to manage and expand water systems more effectively. Several meta-analyzes have examined the determinants...

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Excess Capacity and Asymmetric Information in Developing Country Fisheries: The Malaysian Purse Seine Fishery

James E. Kirkley, Dale Squires, Mohammad Ferdous Alam and Haji Omar Ishak.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 9873 words.

Excess capacity poses a problem in many developing country fisheries. These countries often pursue a development strategy aimed at expanding capacity under open access. Sustainable...

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Explaining Agricultural Land Expansion and Deforestation in Developing Countries

Edward B. Barbier.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 3843 words.

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Feasibility of derivatives for monkfish in France: a dependence analysis using the empirical copula

Nicolas Rautureau, Zahra El Houakmi-Royer and Yves Perraudeau.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

June 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 6728 words.

Financial derivatives have long been used to achieve price risk management in agriculture, but, up to this point, little has been done in the seafood sector. One difficulty stems from the...

Food Safety Requirements and Food Exports from Developing Countries: The Case of Fish Exports from Kenya to the European Union

Spencer Henson, Ann-Marie Brouder and Winnie Mitullah.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

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

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Foreign Transfers and Tropical Deforestation: What Terms of Conditionality?

Daan van Soest and Robert Lensink.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 0 words.

The international community considers the possibility of using aid as an instrument to improve natural resource conservation in developing countries. By making the amount of transfers...

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Forest Conservation in Costa Rica when Nonuse Benefits are Uncertain but Rising

Erwin Bulte, Daan P. van Soest, G. Cornelis van Kooten and Robert A. Schipper.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 0 words.

Stochastic dynamic programming is used to investigate optimal holding of primary tropical forest in humid Costa Rica when future nonuse benefits of forest conservation are uncertain and...

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Forest Management, Conservation, and Global Timber Markets

Brent Sohngen, Robert Mendelsohn and Roger Sedjo.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1999; p ublished online February 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Products; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 0 words.

This article develops a global timber market model which captures how timber supply reacts to future predicted increases in the demand for timber. Higher future demand is expected to...

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Global Economic Growth and Agricultural Land Conversion under Uncertain Productivity Improvements in Agriculture

Bruno Lanz, Simon Dietz and Tim Swanson.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Demographic Economics; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 12247 words.

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We study how stochasticity in the evolution of agricultural productivity interacts with economic and population growth at the global level. We use a...

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Growth theory and ‘green growth’

Sjak Smulders, Michael Toman and Cees Withagen.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12529 words.

The relatively new and still amorphous concept of ‘green growth’ can be understood as a call for balancing longer-term investments in sustaining environmental wealth with nearer-term income...

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A Hedonic Valuation of Residential Water Services

William F. Vásquez.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 6795 words.

This paper investigates the economic value of municipal, private, and community-managed water services in Guatemala through a hedonic analysis of rental housing prices observed in 2006....

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