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Endemic Diseases and Agricultural Productivity: Challenges and Policy Response

Martine Audibert.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economics of Health; Production and Organizations. 15929 words.

Contrary to Asian countries, the agricultural sector in Africa has not benefited from the green revolution success. After a long time of disinterest in the agriculture sector in Africa,...

Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

Sub-therapeutic Antibiotics and the Efficiency of U.S. Hog Farms

Nigel Key and William D. McBride.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 9827 words.

A substantial share of U.S. hog producers incorporate antimicrobial drugs into their livestock's feed or water at sub-therapeutic levels to promote feed efficiency and weight gain....

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Technology complexity and target selection: the case of US hospital mergers

Núria Mas and Giovanni Valentini.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Economics of Health; Production and Organizations. 9512 words.

This article examines the role of technology in the selection of targets in a merger. Held technology should have a notable impact, especially in contexts in which specific know-how resides...