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    • PDR programs affect landowners’ conversion decision in Maryland 

      Towe, Charles; Bockstael, Nancy; Nickerson, Cynthia J. (CANRP, 2012-10-31)
      PDR programs pay farmers to give up their right to convert their farmland to residential and other non-farm uses. Does having the option to enroll in such a program affect the a landowner’s conversion decision? Does it ...
    • Physician, Professionalize Thyself 

      Leonard, Kenneth; Masatu, Melkiory (CANRP, 2012-04-27)
      Cost effective and sustainable methods to improve health care quality can result in significant improvements in the health of poor people in developing countries. Dr. Kenneth Leonard of the University of Maryland suggests ...
    • Poultry Growers Will Have to Wait a Little Longer for Crop Insurance Coverage 

      Goeringer, Paul; Leathers, Howard (2016-02)
      This article reviews recent reports looking at the ability to implement crop insurance products for poultry growers. For both business interruption insurance and disease insurance, USDA concluded that the current legislation ...
    • Pricing Arrangements in US Coal Supply Contracts 

      Kacker, Kanishka (2014)
      The subject of my dissertation is the study of coal procurement by electric utilities in the US over 2 decades, from 1979 to 2000. Energy markets are typically characterized by severe contracting problems. Buyers and sellers ...
    • Pricing Carbon: Allowance Price Determination in the EU ETS 

      Hintermann, Beat (2008)
      The allowance price in Phase I of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) followed a peculiar path, increasing from €7 in 2005 to over €30 in 2006, before crashing, recovering and ultimately finishing ...
    • A Primer on Crop Insurance 

      Leathers, Howard; Goeringer, Paul (2015-08)
      Fundamentally, risk management on a farm is aimed at smoothing out the income or profit stream over time. This is accomplished by accepting lower incomes or profits during good times in exchange for higher incomes or profits ...
    • Programming Langauges: A short history for economists 

      Nerlove, Marc (IOS Press, 2004-02-04)
      The development of programming languages as a means of communicating with digital computers is surveyed with emphasis on those languages and characteristics of particular relevance to economists and statisticians. There ...

      Lawley, Chad Damon (2009)
      The perception that biosecurity import restrictions are used as disguised barriers to trade is widespread. Despite this perception, there has been little empirical analysis distinguishing genuine attempts to protect against ...
    • Public intervention and household behavior. 

      Djebbari, Habiba (2005-02-09)
      How does the distribution of power within the household affect the nutrition of its members? In 1998, the largest social program in rural Mexico (PROGRESA) designed a random experiment for the purpose of evaluation. ...
    • Regulation, Market and Technology: Evidence From the U.S. Trucking Industry 

      He, Zheng (2017)
      My dissertation focuses on the environmental regulations in the trucking industry and their impacts in the United States. I explore the causal effects of environmental policies on trucking decisions, the technological ...
    • The Relationship between Child Labor and Microfinance: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh 

      Khadka, Manbar Singh (2009)
      This paper analyzes the relationship between availability of microfinance and child labor in rural Bangladesh. Using household-level fixed effect in panel data, this paper shows that the stock of women's recent loans ...
    • Renewable Resources as a Factor of Production in International Trade 

      Anriquez Nilson, Gustavo Adolfo (2005-11-04)
      This work provides an extensive review of the literature on trade and environmental issues that has been growing since the early 1990s. The gaps in this literature are identified and generalizations are provided from results ...
    • Report on Outreach Efforts 

      Leathers, Howard; Goeringer, Paul (2016-09-13)
    • Reporting Continuous Release Emissions 

      Goeringer, Paul; Moyle, Jon; Rhodes, Jennifer; Nuckolls, Kelly (2018-01-16)
      The 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act contained language that would exempt agricultural operations from reporting under CERCLA. This fact sheet is left up as a reference for those wondering what reporting looked like ...
    • Resilience and Adaptation to Natural Hazards: Evidence from Indonesia 

      Wong, Po Yin (2015)
      The objective of this dissertation is to examine the ways in which households recover from and adapt to changing conditions as a result of natural hazards. I use Indonesia as a case study. The dissertation is divided into ...
    • Revenue Insurance Now Available For Dairy Producers 

      Kuykendall, Olivia; Goeringer, Paul (2018-10)
      USDA recently approved a financial risk management program for farmers who are vulnerable to dairy price fluctuations. The Dairy Revenue Protection program is buy-in insurance that covers a percentage of a producer’s ...
    • Review of Lender Requirements for Beginning Farmer Loan Programs 

      Goeringer, Paul; Hanson, Jim (Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy, 2013-12-01)
    • Risk Management Implications of the 2014 Farm Bill 

      Goeringer, Paul (2014-08-12)
      Gives an overview of the risk management decisions that producers will need to consider as a part of the 2014 farm bill. Presentation was given around Maryland in August of 2014.
    • The Role of Information in Policy Implementation 

      Andarge, Tihitina Tesfaye (2020)
      Firms will comply with a regulation when the expected costs of noncompliance exceed the expected benefits. If the regulator has incomplete enforcement information and firms are aware of this, it will enter into their ...
    • The Role of Price Information in Agricultural Markets: Evidence from Rural Peru 

      Nakasone, Eduardo Adolfo (2014)
      Agriculture is a source of livelihood for 86% of households in rural areas, many of whom rely on their crops for income. However, many farmers in isolated areas do not have access to reliable market price information that ...