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University of Minnesota Ph.D. dissertation. August 2011. Major: Agricultural and Applied Economics. Advisors: Professor Jean Kinsey, Professor Paul Glewwe. 1 computer file (PDF);ix, 150 pages, appendices A-G.
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University of Minnesota Ph.D. dissertation. August 2011. Major: Agricultural and Applied Economics. Advisor: Paul Glewwe. 1 computer file (PDF); ix, 135 pages, appendix A.
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Nutrient runoff from excess land application of poultry litter in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed has caused damage to the Chesapeake Bay and lead to the need for alternative poultry litter disposal methods. This study provided an economic feasibility analysis of the use of poultry litter as a...
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This dissertation explores technical regulations (sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures, technical barriers to trade, and geographical indications) in Central American agricultural and food trade. In the first part, a framework to systematically evaluate the broad issues for developing...
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This thesis is a long-term evaluation of the profit margin hedging strategy suggested by Kenyon and Clay. To implement this strategy an expected profit margin is estimated based on the amount of pork, corn price, and soybean meal price. The profit margin that can be âlocked inâ by the futures...
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This dissertation is comprised of three essays that investigate consumer behavior and health outcomes. The first essay uses experimental economic techniques to explore consumersâ preferences and willingness to pay (WTP) for nutritionally differentiated grass-fed beef. Our findings suggest that...
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The overall objective of this study is to develop a framework to predict the impacts of government policies on agricultural production in Albania. The specific goal of this study is to provide some empirical estimates of the farmers' short-run supply response to government policies that effect...
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Counties and cities in Virginia exhibit distinct regional patterns of growth. While some regions are amongst the fastest growing of any in the nation, other regions have experienced slow or even negative rates of growth in recent decades. To better understand growth in Virginia in recent...
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The law of one price (LOP) plays an important role as a building block in theories of international trade and exchange rate determination. It also serves as a measure of integration for international commodity markets. The LOP states that in competitive markets after adjustment for...
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The purpose of this study is to assist planners and scientists in assessing the economic implications of the USAID-funded Integrated Pest Management-Collaborative Research Support Program (IPM CRSP) research activities. The study presents a framework and a set of procedures for documenting,...
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