# Browse Dept. of Agricultural and Consumer Economics by Title

• (1988)
Soil conservation issues re-surfaced in the United States during 1970's when crop acreage expanded by more than 120 percent to meet a 132 percent rise in agricultural exports. This large rapid expansion in cropland acres ...

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• (2002)
In general, palm oil producers and crude palm oil exporters benefitted from the removal of the export tax. The government lost tax revenues and palm oil consumers suffered accordingly. However, the reduction in welfare to ...

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• (1981)
The grain marketing system is a complex of many activities in which transportation plays an important role. Transportation is not only an important physical function, but it also has an important role in price relationships, ...

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• (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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• (2017-04-27)
Cowpea has a considerable potential to contribute to the food security and livelihoods of African smallholder farmers. Yet, cowpea yields in Africa are among the lowest in the world and one possible explanation for the ...

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• (2010-05-19)
This is a comprehensive study of the impacts of research and development in Philippine rice production. I examined the sources of rice production growth in the Philippines from 1996 to 2007 by estimating a translog ...

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• (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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• (1992)
As a result of the unique segmentation of the international rice market, and the dominance of US and Thailand within certain market segments, a model of monopolistic price discrimination is developed in this study to examine ...

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• (1966)

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• (1979)

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• (1970)

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• (2019-06-14)
This study compares the implications of changing from the prior capital standards to the current capital standards on Farm Credit System associations. The current capital standards effective as of January 1, 2017, were ...

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• (2000)
The value is found to change during the study period (1963--1995) and increases with the scarcity of the resource. The average environmental value per acre is about $24,459 for the periods 1963--1976, and$128,437 for the ...

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• (2008)
The combined research leads to a more comprehensive understanding of market behavior. We show that implied transactions costs do exist, at times are large, and are not easy to estimate, but careful examination of the data ...

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• (2009-05)
The performance and economic value of public outlook forecasts has been of continuing interest to agricultural economists and market participants. This dissertation provide new and powerful evidence on the performance of ...

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• (2005)
This dissertation analyzes food safety through a comparative institutional approach in three essays. In the first essay a stylized food policy framework evaluates various mechanisms: direct regulation, post-market surveillance, ...

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• (2001)
The second part of the thesis develops a technology adoption model under uncertainty and risk aversion to examine the incentives for adoption of SSCM and its farm-level impacts. The theoretical model shows that ignoring ...

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• (1965)

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• (1990)
Both options and better information about prices have been proposed to increase the attractiveness of livestock hedging strategies. This study examines the value of incorporating both into hedging strategies for live hogs. ...

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• (1961)

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