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Risk management in the development of new products in the pharmaceutical industry
(Academic Journals, 2008-10-31)
One of the greatest challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry is the process of selecting which new products to develop. In this study, the product development and investment decision problem was examined. A hypothetical ...
Contribuciones de ciencias económicas a la investigación agropecuaria
A presentation to general agricultural scientists about the use and abuse of economic analysis.
Manejo integrado de los recursos naturales para agricultura de pequena escala en la subcuenca del rio Chimbo-Ecuador: Aprendizajes y ensenanzas
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, Office of International Research, Education, and Development, Virginia Tech, 2008)
Este reporte discubri condiciones agro-ecologias y sociales en la subcuenca de la rio Chimbo. Incluyendo un decripcion de la subcuenca, medios de la vida, acceso al activo tierra y agua, problemas ambientales, relaciones ...
Adaptive watershed management in Tiraque, Bolivia
Poster outlining the project's objectives at the Bolivia site. The overall objectives are: to enhance and support the local capacity to raise policies and interventions to increase incomes, improve social conditions and ...
Market Strategies for a Tobacco Bio-Pharming Application: The Case of Gaucher’s Disease Treatment
(Virginia Tech, 2005-07)
Small firms developing biotechnology applications often focus on establishing intellectual property rights, which can then be sold to more established firms with existing market chains. This paper explores the expected ...
SANREM Baseline Survey Questionnaire for Tiraque Bolivia
(PROINPA and SANREM CRSP, 2007)
This questionnaire was used for the SANREM baseline survey in Tiraque Bolivia during 2007. This survey was enumerated to 400 households in the SANREM focal watershed in order to collect information about the land, cultivation ...
Livelihood strategies of farmers in Bolivar, Ecuador: Assets, livelihood choice and well-being in rural households
The objective of this study is to identify successful livelihood strategies and analyze factors affecting adoption of such strategies:
Using a bundled amenity model to estimate the value of cropland open space and determine an optimal buffer zone
(Western Agricultural Economics Association, 2009-04)
This study investigates how proximity to cropland influences residential property values and considers the public policy implications. The hedonic model generalizes previous studies by recognizing that the bundle of ...
Changes in the well-being of nonmetropolitan single-mother families: a semi-parametric analysis
(Western Agricultural Economics Association, 2002-12)
In nonmetropolitan areas of the United States, single-mother families contain a majority of children living below the poverty line. Changes between 1992 and 2000 in the economic well-being of nonmetropolitan single-mother ...