Richard E. Just

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While a major focus of econometric climate impact assessments on agriculture has been prediction of overall impacts, future research should identify impact mechanisms and adaptation possibilities. Clarifying specific adaptation possibilities facilitates not only the assessment of potential welfare impacts, but also offers the possibility of evaluating(More)
Title of Document: ESSAYS ON CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS AND ADAPTATION FOR AGRICULTURE Ariel Ortiz Bobea, PhD, 2013 Directed by: Richard E. Just, Distinguished University Professor Department of Agricultural and Resources Economics Over the past twenty years economists have developed econometric approaches for estimating the impacts of climate change on(More)
A common approach in modeling negotiations is to apply game theory to single issues. Recent work has suggested that the complexity of international negotiations can be better modeled by linking independent games. Successful linking is possible when the linked issues have compensating asymmetry of similar magnitude. An important result of linked games is(More)
Government field crop commodity programs have become increasingly expensive in recent years. Hence, a determination of both the direct effects on the crops controlled by the programs and the indirect effects on competing crops is of evident importance. Accordingly, the major objectives of this study include both the development and the application of a(More)
Title of Dissertation: GAINS FROM CONTRACTING FOR US HOG GROWERS Mohammed Helal Uddin, Doctor of Philosophy, 2008 Dissertation directed by: Professor Richard E. Just Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics University of Maryland, College Park Vertical coordination through contracts between farmers and other stages of the agro food chain have been(More)
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