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Adoption and Diffusion of Natural-Resource-Conserving Agricultural Technology

Keith O. Fuglie and Catherine A. Kascak.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

A national sample of U.S. farms is used to estimate the long-term trends in adoption and diffusion of conservation tillage, IPM, and soil fertilizer testing, technologies designed to reduce...

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Clean energy and international oil

Marianne Haug.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic History; Market Structure and Pricing; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12012 words.

Oil has been the world's dominant fuel for more than 50 years. Substitution of oil for power generation and heating has progressed since the 1970s, but substitution of oil in transport...

Divergences in Long-Run Trends in the Prices of Energy and Energy Services

Roger Fouquet.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10624 words.

This article presents new evidence on very long-run trends in the prices of energy and energy services, such as heat, power, transport, and light, using seven hundred years of data for the...

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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...

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...

Information Transmission in Irrigation Technology Adoption and Diffusion: Social Learning, Extension Services, and Spatial Effects

Margarita Genius, Phoebe Koundouri, Céline Nauges and Vangelis Tzouvelekas.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 9066 words.

In this article, we investigate the role of information transmission in promoting agricultural technology adoption and diffusion through extension services and social learning. We develop a...

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