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Managing Risk in Farming: Concepts, Research, and Analysis
The risks confronted by grain and cotton farmers are of particular interest, given the changing role of the Government after passage of the 1996 Farm Act. With the shift toward less governmentExpand
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Agricultural Productivity Revisited
This paper describes production accounts for agriculture. Output is defined as gross production leaving the farm as opposed to real value added. Inputs are not limited to capital and labor butExpand
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Scale Economies and Efficiency in U.S. Agriculture: Are Traditional Farms History?
The structural transformation of agriculture in recent decades has raised serious concerns about the future of the family farm. This study examines the economic performance of U.S. farms, to exploreExpand
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The effect on production, trade and well-being from the granting of market access, removing export subsidies, and eliminating trade-distorting forms of direct support to farmers in WTO memberExpand
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China's regional agricultural productivity growth in 1985–2007: A multilateral comparison
In this study, we estimate total factor productivity (TFP) growth as well as multilateral TFP index for 25 contiguous China provinces over the 1985–2007 period. Agricultural output growth for eachExpand
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Consumer Attitudes Toward Biotech Foods in China
Abstract Based on a largescale survey in 11 cities, this study employs probit and logit models to estimate the effects of various explanatory variables on the likelihood of biotech food acceptance inExpand
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Consumers' Willingness to Pay for Biotech Foods in China: A Contingent Valuation Approach
Based on a large-scale survey, this study employs the contingent valuation method to estimate consumers’ willingness to pay (WTP) for biotech foods in China and to account for the effects ofExpand
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