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The Intended and Unintended Effects of U.S. Agricultural and Biotechnology Policies

Joshua S. Graff Zivin and Jeffrey M. Perloff, editors

Conference held March 4-5, 2010
Published in February 2012 by University of Chicago Press
© 2012 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):PE, EEE, PR

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298 pages
ISBN: 0-226-98803-1

Table of Contents

An Overview of the Intended and Unintended Effects of U.S. Agricultural and Biotechnology Policies: Joshua S. Graff Zivin, Jeffrey M. Perloff (p. 1 - 12) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Buck Stops Where? The Distribution of Agricultural Subsidies: Barry K. Goodwin, Ashok K. Mishra, François Ortalo-Magné (p. 15 - 50) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Modeling Processor Market Power and the Incidence of Agricultural Policy: A Nonparametric Approach: Rachael E. Goodhue, Carlo Russo (p. 51 - 81) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. The Politics and Economics of the U.S. Crop Insurance Program: Bruce A. Babcock (p. 83 - 112) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Supply and Effects of Specialty Crop Insurance: Ethan Ligon (p. 113 - 142) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Risk Response in Agriculture: Jeffrey LaFrance, Rulon Pope, Jesse Tack (p. 143 - 186) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Commodity Price Volatility in the Biofuel Era: An Examination of the Linkage between Energy and Agricultural Markets: Thomas W. Hertel, Jayson Beckman (p. 189 - 221) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Meeting the Mandate for Biofuels: Implications for Land Use, Food, and Fuel Prices: Xiaoguang Chen, Haixiao Huang, Madhu Khanna, Hayri Önal (p. 223 - 267) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Land for Food and Fuel Production: The Role of Agricultural Biotechnology: Steven Sexton, David Zilberman (p. 269 - 288) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
 
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