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Current Crop Insurance and Federal Policy Situation
Report on Outreach Efforts
THE IMPACT OF LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROJECTS ON NEIGHBORHOOD PROPERTY VALUES: THE CASE OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD
Previous studies on the impact of the impact of subsidized housing on neighborhood property values have not been able to provide any consensus due to the implementation of estimation strategies that have serious if ...
The Role of Prices and Information in Residential Energy Consumption and Investment Behavior
Good stewardship of the planet's natural resources is the central challenge of our age, and energy generation and usage has become an important dimension of the current debate about sustainability. Americans spend approximately ...
Implications of heterogeneity in discrete choice analysis
This dissertation carries out a series of Monte Carlo simulations seeking the implications for welfare estimates from three research practices commonly implemented in empirical applications of mixed logit and latent class ...
Wind Power Development in the United States: Effects of Policies and Electricity Transmission Congestion
In this dissertation, I analyze the drivers of wind power development in the United States as well as the relationship between renewable power plant location and transmission congestion and emissions levels. I first examine ...
Essays on the Economics of Automobile Fuel Economy
This dissertation consists of three chapters that analyze issues relating to automobile fuel economy. Chapter 1 discusses automobile fuel economy regulations in the United States. The new U.S. Corporate Average Fuel Economy ...
ESSAYS ON THE ECONOMICS OF ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS
Understanding the potential link between environmental regulations and economic activities is crucial to both the regulated industries and policy makers. This dissertation explores three key questions in order to understand ...
Essays on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Agriculture
Over the past twenty years economists have developed econometric approaches for estimating the impacts of climate change on agriculture by accounting for farmer adaptation implicitly. These reduced-form approaches are ...
ANALYZING MILLET PRICE REGIMES AND MARKET PERFORMANCE IN NIGER WITH REMOTE SENSING DATA
This dissertation concerns the analysis of staple food prices and market performance in Niger using remotely sensed vegetation indices in the form of normalized differenced vegetation index (NDVI). By exploiting the link ...