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Assessment of the economic impact of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus on United States pork producers
Materials and methods: Data for the analysis was compiled from the US Department of Agriculture, a survey of swine veterinarians on the incidence and impact of PRRSV, and production records (2005 toExpand
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Valuing Food Safety in Experimental Auction Markets
In this paper, we value food safety in a nonhypothetical setting - experimental auction markets. First, subjects underestimate the relatively low probabilities of food-borne illness. Second, measuresExpand
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Cvm�?X: Calibrating Contingent Values with Experimental Auction Markets
We design and implement a method, CVM-X, to calibrate hypothetical survey values using experimental auction markets. We test the procedure using consumer willingness-to-pay forExpand
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Bid Sensitivity and the Structure of the Vickrey Auction
A research study explored a version of economist W. Vickrey's second-price, sealed-bid auction used for the valuation of nonmarket goods. The sensitivity of revealed values generated by thisExpand
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Testing for Complementarity and Substitutability among Multiple Technologies: The Case of U.S. Hog Farms
The hypothetical distribution of multiple technology adoptions under the assumption that technologies are mutually independent is compared against the actual observed distribution of technologyExpand
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Modeling Dynamic Agricultural Production Response: The Case of Swine Production
Crop and livestock production processes are typically dynamic and involve growing biological assets which are eventually marketed. This study presents a production model of biological growth based onExpand
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Costs, Returns, Production and Financial Efficiency of Niche Pork Production in 2008
This report provides a summary of the costs, returns, and production and financial performance for participating niche pork producer s for the year 2006. There were 41 niche pork farrow-to-finishExpand
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Describing and Identifying the Complete Set of Target MOTAD Solutions
The complete set of Target MOTAD enterprise mixtures is the union of closed convex subsets. Expand
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Multiple approaches to valuation of conservation design and low-impact development features in residential subdivisions.
Residents, developers and civic officials are often faced with difficult decisions about appropriate land uses in and around metropolitan boundaries. Urban expansion brings with it the potential forExpand
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