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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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A General Equilibrium Theory of Contracts in Community Supported Agriculture

Thomas W. Sproul and Jaclyn D. Kropp.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 9374 words.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) contracts allow consumers to buy claims on a farm's future production. In turn, the consumer provides working capital to the farm during the growing...

The Role of Community and Farm Characteristics in Farm Input Purchasing Patterns

Jeremy Foltz and Kimberly Zeuli.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Agricultural Economics. 7583 words.

This work uses unique data from three dairy-dependent communities in rural Wisconsin to test established theory and empirical studies that link farm structure to local purchasing patterns....

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Economic Analysis of Land and Livestock Management Interventions to Improve Resilience of a Pastoral Community in Southern Ethiopia

Brigham W. Forrest, D. Layne Coppock, DeeVon Bailey and Ruby A. Ward.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 16456 words.

A linear programming (LP) analysis is presented of land and livestock management interventions that could increase the economic resilience of a cattle-based pastoral community in the...

Agricultural Productivity Growth in the Andean Community

Lisa M. Pfeiffer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 3477 words.

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Citizen Complaints, Regulatory Violations, and Their Implications for Swine Operations in Illinois

Haixiao Huang and Gay Y. Miller.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 8020 words.

Using a unique Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) livestock inspection data set, this paper presents an extensive empirical investigation of relationships between citizen complaints,...

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Factors Affecting Sales at Farmers' Markets: An Iowa Study

Theresa Varner and Daniel Otto.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 5556 words.

The 180 farmers' markets operating in a range of urban to rural communities in Iowa provide a useful setting to evaluate factors affecting sales at these markets. Higher average sales at...

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Block-Rate versus Uniform Water Pricing in Agriculture: An Empirical Analysis

Ziv Bar-Shira, Israel Finkelshtain and Avi Simhon.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 7502 words.

In this article we adapt Burtless and Hausman's (1978) methodology in order to estimate farmers' demand for irrigation water under increasing block-rate tariffs and empirically assess its...

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The Impacts of Local Markets: A Review of Research on Farmers Markets and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Cheryl Brown and Stacy Miller.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics. 4472 words.

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Book review. The Living Land: Agriculture, Food and Community Regeneration in Rural Europe. J Pretty

M Krämer.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

June 1999; p ublished online June 1999 .

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

What counts as farming: how classification limits regionalization of the food system

Jill K. Clark, Darla K. Munroe and Becky Mansfield.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Agricultural Economics. 7985 words.

Regionalization is offered as a solution to the challenges that both communities and farmers face in our globalized food system. However, our research reveals that farmers’ willingness and...

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Social Capital and the Terms of Trade for Farmland

Lindon J. Robison, Robert J. Myers and Marcelo E. Siles.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Social capital is a person or group's sympathy for or sense of obligation to another person or group. This article introduces social capital into a neoclassical model of farmland exchange...

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Conceptual and Practical Considerations for Sharing Catastrophic/Systemic Risks

Jerry R. Skees and Barry J. Barnett.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Catastrophic or systemic risks are a major challenge for the farm and food system and rural communities. Private sector markets for sharing catastrophic risks are limited, but less so than...

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The Environment and Pork Production: The Oklahoma Industry at a Crossroads

Conrad Lyford and Todd Hicks.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

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

Few current debates in agriculture are as contentious as those that surround pork production and the environment. Large amounts of pork production now take place on huge pork production...

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Why Is Agricultural Trade within ECOWAS So High?

Lassana Cissokho, Jonathan Haughton, Kossi Makpayo and Abdoulaye Seck.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics. 9208 words.

It is widely believed that the countries of Africa trade relatively little with the outside world, and among themselves, despite an extensive network of regional trade agreements. We...

The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on the U.S. Farming Sector

Genti Kostandini, Elton Mykerezi and Cesar Escalante.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Agricultural Economics. 10720 words.

We examine the effects of local immigration enforcement efforts on U.S. agriculture in dozens of U.S. counties from 2002–2010 by using variations in the timing of adoption of 287(g)...

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Local compensation payments for agri-environmental externalities: a panel data analysis of bargaining outcomes

Franz Hackl, Martin Halla and Gerald J. Pruckner.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 9689 words.

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We analyse local compensation payments made to farmers for providing landscape amenities in Alpine tourist communities. These payments result from...

Property Rights and Natural Resource Management Incentives: Do Transferability and Formality Matter?

Makiko Omura.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 8383 words.

This article examines how property rights expectations affect resource management incentives. It utilizes expected property rights over different timespans and of different strengths,...

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Productivity and Land Enhancing Technologies in Northern Ethiopia: Health, Public Investments, and Sequential Adoption

Lire Ersado, Gregory Amacher and Jeffrey Alwang.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 6194 words.

The adoption of more efficient farming practices and technologies that enhance agricultural productivity and improve environmental sustainability is instrumental for achieving economic...

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A Declining Farm Workforce: Analysis of Panel Data from Rural Mexico

Diane Charlton and J. Edward Taylor.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 10582 words.

Analysis of nationally representative individual-level panel data from 1980 to 2010 reveals a significant negative trend in the agricultural labor supply from rural Mexico, which is the...

Exchanging Land for Solidarity: Solidarity Transfers among Voluntarily Resettled and Non-resettled Land-Reform Beneficiaries

Simone Gobien and Björn Vollan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Microeconomics; Agricultural Economics. 10988 words.

Mutual aid among villagers in developing countries is often the only means of insuring against economic shocks. We use “lab-in-the-field experiments” in Cambodian villages to study...