Consumption of Economic Information in Agriculture

@inproceedings{Just2002ConsumptionOE,
  title={Consumption of Economic Information in Agriculture},
  author={David R. Just and Steven A. Wolf and Steve Wu and David Zilberman},
  year={2002}
}
We develop a model of decision makers’ demand for agricultural economic information services. This model treats choice of external decision-support services as a function of actors’ assessment of how alternative investments in information complement their internal competencies. Data from a survey in four commodity systems are used to evaluate hypotheses as to how human capital, and functional role of actors in commodity systems affect demand for variously formatted information. By focusing on… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 25 references

Is Public R&D a Complement or a Substitute for Private R&D? A Review of the Econometric Evidence.

  • P. David, B. Hall, A. Toole
  • Research Policy 29(April
  • 2000

Report of the AAEA Data Task Force

  • K. J. Arrow
  • Essays on the Theory of Risk Bearing
  • 1999

“ Information and Technology Transfer in Agriculture : The Role of the Public and Private Sectors

  • J. Bonnen
  • Privatization of Information and Agricultural…
  • 1998

“ Value of the Ability to Deal with Disequilibria

  • T. Schultz
  • J . Econ . Lit .
  • 1998

Systems of Innovation: Technologies, Institutions and Organizations

  • C. Edquist
  • London and Washington: Pinter Publishers,
  • 1997

The Impact of Less Data on the Agri

  • R. E. 1997663–84. Just
  • 1997

The Impact of Less Data on the Agricultural Economy and Society

  • R. E. Just
  • Amer . J . Agr . Econ .
  • 1997

“ The Introduction of Risk into a Programming Model

  • R. J. Freund
  • Systems of Innovation : Technologies…
  • 1997

Exploring the Market for Agricultural Economics Information : Views of Private Sector Analysis

  • V. Salin, A. Thurow, K. Smith
  • Rev . Ag . Econ .
  • 1992

The Analytics of Uncertainty and Information, chap

  • J. Hirshleifer, J. G. Riley
  • 1992

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…