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adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Formulas and Flexibility in Trade Negotiations: Sensitive Agricultural Products in the World Trade Organization's Doha Agenda

Sébastien Jean, David Laborde and Will Martin.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2010; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; International Trade; Agricultural Economics. 7852 words.

Many trade negotiations involve large cuts in high tariffs, while allowing smaller cuts for an agreed share of politically sensitive products. The effects of these flexibilities on market...

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Interdependence of Macro and Agricultural Economics: How Sensitive is the Relationship?

Dae-Heum Kwon and Won W. Koo.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 3388 words.

Global Warming and R&D-Based Growth in a Trade Model between Environmentally Sensitive and Environmentally Neglectful Countries

Francisco Cabo, Guiomar Martín-Herrán and María Pilar Martínez-García.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Macroeconomics of Global Warming

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 12586 words.

The chapter analyzes a bipolar world in which one region disregards global warming, while the other acknowledges the two-sided link between production and the emissions and concentration of...

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Transaction Costs in Payment for Environmental Service Contracts

Jeffrey M. Peterson, Craig M. Smith, John C. Leatherman, Nathan P. Hendricks and John A. Fox.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 11003 words.

Payment for environmental service contracts commonly require actions beyond adoption of a practice, such as undergoing specified enrollment procedures, granting consent to being monitored,...

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A Randomized Response Approach to Dichotomous Choice Contingent Valuation

Robert P. Berrens, Alok K. Bohara and Joe Kerkvliet.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1997; p ublished online February 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation. 0 words.

In this paper we combine dichotomous choice contingent valuation (DC-CV) with the randomized response (RR) method for asking sensitive survey questions. RR increases respondents' anonymity...

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Valuation of Credit Risk in Agricultural Mortgages

Bruce J. Sherrick, Peter J. Barry and Paul N. Ellinger.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2000; p ublished online February 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

A credit-risk valuation model is developed and empirically implemented to estimate the cost of insuring against credit risks in pools of agricultural mortgage loans. Probabilistic...

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Technical Change and Model Specification: U.S. Agricultural Production

Hongil Lim and C. Richard Shumway.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1997; p ublished online May 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

U.S. agricultural crop and livestock relationships are examined in the context of both duality and time-series econometrics. Based on time-series test results, cointegrated models are...

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Commodity Prices and Unit Root Tests

Dabin Wang and William G. Tomek.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 7860 words.

Price theory suggests that commodity prices should be stationary series. Yet, tests for unit roots rather frequently imply that these prices are not stationary. This seeming inconsistency...

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Downsizing an Agricultural Field Experiment Alters Economic Results: A Case Study

Douglas L. Young, Tae-Jin Kwon and Frank L. Young.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 4866 words.

Downsizing the replications of an agricultural experiment altered profit and utility rankings of different cropping systems less than cutting the duration of the experiment. However,...

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Sensitivity of Carbon Emission Estimates from Indirect Land-Use Change

Jerome Dumortier, Dermot J. Hayes, Miguel Carriquiry, Fengxia Dong, Xiaodong Du, Amani Elobeid, Jacinto F. Fabiosa and Simla Tokgoz.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 7340 words.

An agricultural projection and greenhouse gas model are used to assess the impact of global cropland expansion on carbon emissions and the sensitivity of those estimates to modifications in...

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Sub-optimal economic behaviour with respect to mastitis management

Kirsten Huijps, Henk Hogeveen, Gerrit Antonides, Natalia I. Valeeva, Theo J.G.M. Lam and Alfons G.J.M. Oude Lansink.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 5973 words.

This study analyses sub-optimal economic behaviour in decision-making of Dutch dairy farmers regarding measures to improve udder health. A low adoption rate and a low level of compliance...

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The Effects of Crop Yield Insurance Designs on Farmer Participation and Welfare

H. Holly Wang, Steven D. Hanson, Robert J. Myers and J. Roy Black.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1998; p ublished online November 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

The performance of individual farm yield and area yield crop insurance programs is evaluated for a representative Iowa corn farm using numerical optimization of expected utility and...

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On the Collapse of Historical Civilizations

David H. Good and Rafael Reuveny.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 9968 words.

To explain the collapse of historical civilizations, scholars typically point to suboptimal behaviors including misunderstanding the natural environment, shortsightedness, or a lack of...

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Competition Effects of Supermarket Services

Alessandro Bonanno and Rigoberto A. Lopez.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 7986 words.

This article investigates the competition effects of supermarket services using fluid milk as a case study. A simultaneous equation model for services and price competition is estimated...

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The 2014 Farm Bill and the WTO

Joseph W. Glauber and Patrick Westhoff.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 6550 words.

The 2014 farm bill reduced expected budgetary costs of US farm programs, according to estimates prepared by the Congressional Budget Office. Cost projections are very sensitive to market...

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Food Aid, Food Prices, and Producer Disincentives in Ethiopia

Getaw Tadesse and Gerald Shively.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 8456 words.

Although the short-term aims of food aid are well conceived, strong concerns have been voiced regarding the long-term impacts of such aid on incentives for agricultural producers in...

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The Sensitivity of Returns to Research Calculations to Supply Elasticity

James F. Oehmke and Eric W. Crawford.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2002; p ublished online May 2002 .

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

Returns to research are thought to be robust under alternative supply elasticity assumptions. We show, both conceptually and numerically, how advances in approximating social benefits make...

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Explaining the Choice of Organic Produce: Cosmetic Defects, Prices, and Consumer Preferences

Gary D. Thompson and Julia Kidwell.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

The choice between organic and conventional produce was estimated empirically using a two-equation probit model. Data were collected in-store on cosmetic defects, produce prices, and...

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Credit Constraints, Farm Characteristics, and the Farm Economy: Differential Impacts on Feeder Cattle and Beef Cow Inventories

Ralph Bierlen, Bruce L. Dixon, Bruce L. Ahrendsen and Peter J. Barry.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1998; p ublished online November 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

A recurrent topic in the macroeconomic literature is the financial accelerator—the notion that informational asymmetries introduce inefficiencies to financial markets which amplify and...

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Returns, Interest Rates, and Inflation: How They Explain Changes in Farmland Values

Charles B. Moss.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1997; p ublished online November 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Weather in the Corn Belt and northern plains and the elimination of traditional commodity programs have refocused attention on farmland valuation. This study uses a statistical formulation...

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