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Farm household efficiency in Bangladesh: a comparison of stochastic frontier and DEA methods
This study compares estimates of technical efficiency obtained from the stochastic frontier approach and the Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approach using farm-level survey data for rice farmers inExpand
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Land's End: Capitalist Relations on an Indigenous Frontier
Book review of Li, Tania Murray. 2014. Land’s End: Capitalist Relations on an Indigenous Frontier. Durham, North Carolina and London: Duke University Press. 225 + xiv pp.
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Governing Global Land Deals: The Role of the State in the Rush for Land
List of Contributors vii 1 Governing Global Land Deals: The Role of the State in the Rush for Land 1 Wendy Wolford, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Ruth Hall, Ian Scoones and Ben White 2 State Involvement,Expand
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Emancipatory rural politics: confronting authoritarian populism
A new political moment is underway. Although there are significant differences in how this is constituted in different places, one manifestation of the new moment is the rise of distinct forms ofExpand
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Effect of inhibitory compounds found in biomass hydrolysates on growth and xylose fermentation by a genetically engineered strain of S. cerevisiae
The effect of inhibitors on the recombinant xylose fermenting strain Saccharomyces cerevisiae 259ST was compared to three reference strains, including the parent strain (S. cerevisiae 259A) and anExpand
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Efficient Contract Design for Agri‐Environment Policy
This paper evaluates alternative designs for contracts between a regulator and an agricultural producer to increase the supply of environmental public goods. Contract design, based on theExpand
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Optimal Environmental Policy Design for Mine Rehabilitation and Pollution with a Risk of Non�?Compliance Owing to Firm Insolvency
The modified Pigovian tax approach to regulating stock and flow pollutants from a non-renewable resource firm (Farzin, 1996) provides incentives for the firm to abate optimally, but does not allowExpand
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Assistive technologies for people with dementia: ethical considerations
Abstract The sustainable development goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2015 include a new target for global health: SDG 3 aims to “ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all atExpand
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Administrative Costs and Instrument Choice for Stochastic Non-point Source Pollutants
This paper extends the empiricalanalysis of non-point source pollution to thecase where the pollutant is stochastic andalternative regulatory instruments havedifferent administrative costs. It alsoExpand
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