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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...

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...

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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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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An Integrated Epidemiological-Economic Analysis of Foot and Mouth Disease: Applications to the Southern Cone of South America

Karl M. Rich and Alex Winter-Nelson.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 9214 words.

Animal disease outbreaks impose significant economic costs that evolve over space and time, but few studies have explicitly modeled their temporal and spatial impacts. Using an integrated...

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Import Restrictions in the Presence of a Health Risk: An Illustration Using FMD

Philip L. Paarlberg and John G. Lee.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

We present a simple model linking infection risk from imports to a tariff. The risk causes the exporter of the infected product to face a higher tariff than would otherwise be the case. A...

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Joint Estimation of Technology Adoption and Land Allocation with Implications for the Design of Conservation Policy

Georgina Moreno and David L. Sunding.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 6305 words.

One challenge to estimating the parameters of a technology adoption model is that technology is selected jointly with land allocation. The article estimates a nested logit model of...

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How Do Biofuel Use Mandates Cause Uncertainty? United States Environmental Protection Agency Cellulosic Waiver Options

Seth Meyer and Wyatt Thompson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Economics; Agricultural Economics. 7665 words.

Biofuel policy in the United States sets minimum use mandates for different biofuels, but the cellulosic mandate, introduced in 2010 has been waived and reduced to nearly zero since then....

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Farm Animal Welfare, Consumer Willingness to Pay, and Trust: Results of a Cross-National Survey

Giuseppe Nocella, Lionel Hubbard and Riccardo Scarpa.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Agricultural Economics. 8771 words.

Higher animal welfare standards increase costs along the supply chain of certified animal-friendly products (AFP). Since the market outcome of certified AFP depends on consumer confidence...

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Farmers' Preferences for Alternative Crop and Health Insurance Subsidy

William Nganje, Robert Hearne, Cole Gustafson and Michael Orth.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Agricultural Economics. 7123 words.

In addition to production risks, farmers desire to balance personal risks of health care. A theoretical framework is developed for holistic health and crop insurance products that provide...

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Evaluating the Acceptance of Wetland Easement Conservation Offers

Steven D. Shultz.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 5751 words.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wetland easement offers to North Dakota landowners from 1989 to 1998 had a 56% acceptance rate. Logit regression indicates that payment values, farm program...

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A Ricardian analysis of the impact of climate change on Italian agriculture

Martina Bozzola, Emanuele Massetti, Robert Mendelsohn and Fabian Capitanio.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Agricultural Economics. 8539 words.

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This research investigates the potential impact of warming on Italian agriculture. Using a detailed dataset of 16,000 farms across Italy, the study...