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Access to information and farmer's market choice: The case of potato in highland Bolivia
Potato incomes are critical determinants of Andean farmers' household well-being. Efforts to improve incomes of producers should recognize the role of access to market information. In highland Bolivia, market information ...
The Role of Risk Mitigation in Production Efficiency: A Case Study of Potato Cultivation in the Bolivian Andes
Effects of tariffs and sanitary barriers on high- and low-value poultry trade
(Western Agricultural Economics Association, 2005-04)
A competitive partial-equilibrium spatial model with heterogeneous goods is constructed to evaluate effects of the removal of tariffs, tariff-rate quotas, and sanitary regulations on world poultry trade. The model distinguishes ...
National, Regional, and State-Level Estimates of Returns to Scale in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
(Cambridge University Press, 2013-05)
The effectiveness of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program in achieving its goals at the national, regional, and state level is unknown. Using US Department of Agriculture (USDA) data from all states and ...
The evaluation of the full-factorial attraction model performance in brand market share estimation
(Academic Journals, 2008-07-31)
Having reliable models to predict the influence of marketing instruments on market performance is critical for efficient allocation of marketing resources. An Attraction Model is often used to predict market share, although ...
From Bright Bodies to iChoose: Using a CBPR Approach to Develop Childhood Obesity Intervention Materials for Rural Virginia
This community-based participatory research (CBPR) project used a collaborative process to develop a culturally relevant workbook for parents of overweight children. We followed a mixed methods iterative process to assess ...
Did You Really Get the Message? Using Text Reminders to Stimulate Adoption of Agricultural Technologies
This article provides evidence from a randomised control trial conducted among potato farmers in Ecuador about the impact of mobile phone text messages on farmer knowledge about and adoption of integrated pest management ...
Forest pests and home values: The importance of accuracy in damage assessment and geocoding of properties
We examine the impact of measurement errors in geocoding of property locations and in the assessment of Mountain Pine Beetle-induced tree damage within the proximity of a given residence on estimated losses in home values. ...
System misspecification testing and structural-change in the demand for meats
(Western Agricultural Economics Association, 1995-07)
A misspecification testing strategy designed to ensure that the statistical assumptions underlying a system of equations are appropriate is outlined. The system tests take into account information in, and interactions ...