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Title:Stochastic Technology, Risk Preferences, and the Use of Pollution Inputs
Author(s):Shankar, Bhavani
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Braden, John B.; Nelson, Charles H.
Department / Program:Agricultural Economics
Discipline:Agricultural Economics
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Environmental Sciences
Abstract:It is argued that these findings might help clarify the "underuse puzzle" observed in previous studies of aggregate pesticide use in US agriculture. These studies may have interpreted the effect of positive marginal risk premium for aggregate pesticide use as puzzling pesticide underuse.
Issue Date:1999
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:113 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/83032
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9921728
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1999


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