Theses - Agricultural and Consumer Economics

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  • Tremacoldi Rossi, Pedro (2017-12-12)
    In spite of the increasing availability of high-quality data and the possibility of obtaining direct commodity trading costs in recent periods, historical series of transaction costs still require bid-ask spread estimation. ...

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  • Niraula, Richa (2017-12-11)
    This paper generates new estimates of the benefits of conservation of different kinds of lands at across the entire U.S. with a novel application of choice experiment methodology in which communities reveal themselves ...

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  • Ang, Qi Qi Amanda (2017-07-21)
    This paper investigates the effect of temperature on economic growth on a panel of 156 countries over a 50-year time period. We use random fluctuations in a country's annual average temperature over time as our strategy ...

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  • Zhou, Quangang (2017-07-20)
    To understand the local benefits and costs of sustainable streets, this study uses housing transaction data in Chicago to examine the impact of those projects on the sale prices of nearby residential properties. Specifically, ...

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  • Nelson, Blaine S (2017-07-19)
    This study examines the degree to which net payments from federal crop insurance products impact cash rents paid for farmland. A spatial panel model is employed to control for spatial dependence and heterogeneity in cash ...

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