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Capital Services in U.S. Agriculture: Concepts, Comparisons, and the Treatment of Interest Rates

Matt A. Andersen, Julian M. Alston and Philip G. Pardey.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Agricultural Economics. 11219 words.

This paper begins with a review of the methods and assumptions used to measure capital service flows. Two data series on capital inputs in U.S. agriculture are briefly described and...

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Valuing Farmland Protection: Do Empirical Results and Policy Guidance Depend on the Econometric Fine Print?

Robert J. Johnston and John C. Bergstrom.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Econometric Modelling. 7921 words.

Economists have generated an abundance of willingness to pay estimates to help inform U.S. farmland protection policies. Stated preference approaches are often used for such estimations,...

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The Link between Poverty and Undernourishment: Uncovering a Methodological Flaw

Silke Gabbert and Hans-Peter Weikard.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 2015 words.

In their Food Security Assessment, the U.S. Department of Agriculture uses income data and a cross-country Engel curve for food energy (energy—income curve) to estimate...

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Tariff‐rate quotas: failed market access instruments?

Philip C. Abbott.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Primary Products. 0 words.

Tariff‐rate quotas (TRQs) were one of the policy instruments enshrined in the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture, intended to improve market access for politically sensitive commodities...

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A safety-first approach to dynamic cropping decisions

G. Cornelis Van Kooten, Douglas L. Young and Jeffrey A. Krautkraemer.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

March 1997; p ublished online March 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Primary Products. 0 words.

A risk-sensitive optimal flexible cropping plan for spring barley in southeastern Washington state is identified by stochastic dynamic programming. State transformation equations are...

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Expected utility or prospect theory maximisers? Assessing farmers' risk behaviour from field-experiment data

Géraldine Bocquého, Florence Jacquet and Arnaud Reynaud.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2014; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 12975 words.

We elicit the risk preferences of a sample of French farmers in a field-experiment setting, considering both expected utility and cumulative prospect theory. Under the EU framework, our...

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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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Impact of Participatory Forestry Program on Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: Lessons From an Indian Province

Nimai Das.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 9786 words.

This paper examines how rural livelihoods are improved owing to the impact of policy interventions through community-driven forest management in West Bengal, India. As an instance of...

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Relationships among government payments, crop insurance payments and crop revenue

Robert J. Hauser, Bruce J. Sherrick and Gary D. Schnitkey.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Primary Products. 0 words.

Risk abatement characteristics of a public sector programme (counter-cyclical payments) and a quasi-private market instrument (crop insurance) are assessed at the farm level. Crop market...

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Environmental Regulations and the Welfare Effects of Job Layoffs in the United States: A Spatial Approach

Nicolai V. Kuminoff, Todd Schoellman and Christopher Timmins.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Environmental Economics; Welfare Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10350 words.

This article develops welfare-consistent measures of the employment effects of environmental regulation. Our analysis is based on a microeconomic model of how households with heterogeneous...

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The Impact of Perceptions in Averting-decision Models: An Application of the Special Regressor Method to Drinking Water Choices

Christophe Bontemps and Céline Nauges.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Environmental Economics. 10213 words.

Households' monetary valuation of water quality is a prerequisite for efficient water resource management and the valuation of water quality protection policies. Individuals are commonly...

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Mandates and the Incentive for Environmental Innovation

Matthew S Clancy and GianCarlo Moschini.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Technological Change; Research and Development; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 12342 words.

Mandates, which establish minimum use quotas for certain goods, are becoming increasingly popular policy tools to promote renewable energy use. In addition to mitigating the pollution...

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