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A Least-Cost Mechanism to Achieve Agricultural Income and Conservation Targets under Asymmetric Information
Two policy goals dominate United States' agricultural programs: voluntary land retirement for environmental purposes and countercyclical income support. Traditionally, these goals have been pursued with separate policies. ...
Self-regulation, productivity, and nonlinear pricing. Three essays on quality production in agricultural markets
In this dissertation I analyze the quality choices of a group of producers. In the first essay I use mechanism design to study the interaction of asymmetric information and the democratic process in the quality choices of ...