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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to check which role-bounded rationality might play as an explanation for farmers’ missing willingness to adopt weather index insurance (WII). WII is an innovative risk management instrument that causes low administration and regulation costs. Moreover,...
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the hedging efficiency (HE) of weather index insurances (WII) based on a whole-farm approach. The aim is to identify how different types of WII affect the economic performance risk of real farms in the light of the heterogeneity of farm...
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This paper gives an overview of simulation based procedures, which have proved to be efficient in valuing American options and therefore real options. Many of them integrate sequential stochastic simulations in the backward recursive programming approach to determine the early-exercise frontier....
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The probability that actors in economic relationships break rules increases with the profits they thus expect to earn. It decreases with the probability and level of short- and long-term losses resulting from disclosure. It also decreases with the level of social context factors and intrinsic...
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Eine Reihe von Lebensmittelskandalen der jüngeren Vergangenheit hat gezeigt, dass fehlgeleitete ökonomische Anreize eine bedeutsame Risikoquelle sind. Der Normappell des Gesetzes reicht augenscheinlich nicht bei allen Lebensmittelunternehmern aus, um sie von gewinnträchtigen Verstößen gegen...
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Wetterindexversicherungen stellen innovative Risikomanagementinstrumente dar und weisen gegenüber herkömmlichen Versicherungen den Vorteil geringer Administrations- und Regulierungskosten auf. Darüber hinaus entstehen keine Moral-Hazard- und Adverse-Selection-Probleme. In der Landwirtschaft...
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Angesichts der wochenlangen Dürre in diesem Sommer stellt die Bundesregierung den besonders von Ernteausfällen betroffenen deutschen Landwirten Finanzhilfen in Höhe bis 170 Mio. Euro in Aussicht, falls sich die Bundesländer mit der gleichen Summe beteiligen. Nicht jeder sieht die Nothilfen,...
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Replication crisis and debates about p-values have raised doubts about what we can statistically infer from research findings, both in experimental and observational studies. With a view to the present debate on inferential errors, this paper systematizes and discusses experimental designs with...
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