Agricultural Economics

Agricultural economics is an applied field of economics concerned with the application of economic theory in optimizing the production and distribution of food and fiber. Agricultural economics began as a branch of economics that specifically dealt with land usage, it focused on maximizing the crop yield while maintaining a good soil ecosystem. Throughout the 20th century the discipline expanded and the current scope of the discipline is much broader. Agricultural economics today includes a variety of applied areas, having considerable overlap with conventional economics. Agricultural economists have made substantial contributions to research in economics, econometrics, development economics, and environmental economics. …

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ADB: Asian Development Bank · 7 June 2024 English

Mobile phone use has been instrumental in improving development outcomes globally.

Household Income in Rural India. Journal of Agricultural Economics 73(3): 789–805. Rani, U., R. Castel-Branco


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 6 June 2024 English

Do stronger intellectual property rights incentivize female participation in innovation? We provide new evidence on this question using a unique database of artificial intelligence patents publicly shared by the USPTO. …

of pulses in india. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 100(5), 1427–1449. Chen, W., Zaiyan, W


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 6 June 2024 English

The North Dakota Railroad War of 1905, which pitted a potential entrant (the Soo Line) against an established monopolist incumbent (the Great Northern Railway), offers a lucid empirical example of …

Structure Analysis.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 63(4): 607-617. de Haas, Samuel, Daniel


World Bank Group · 31 May 2024 English

Reliable road networks drive economic and social development in emerging economies, particularly those in the Global South, and are crucial for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, a lack of …

crop produc- tion in Sub-Saharan Africa. Agricultural Economics 2012;43:89–103. 18. Cadamuro G, Muhebwa


ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research · 31 May 2024 English

Extracting the data on the informal sector Since the VHLSS does not survey the informal sector, we extracted the microdata relating to informal workers following the informality definition from the …

micro-perspective from Ethiopia. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 93(3), 829–846. 31 Fajnzylber, P., Maloney


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 30 May 2024 English

Between 2000 and 2008, access to high-speed, broadband internet grew significantly in the United States, but there is debate on whether access to high-speed internet improves or harms wellbeing. We …

decisions in rural areas. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 99(1), 285–302. Kolko, J. (2012). Broadband


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 24 May 2024 English

Using a comprehensive drought measure and a panel autoregressive distributed lag model, the paper finds that worsening drought conditions can result in long-term scarring of real GDP per capita growth …

Economic Decision Making.” Department of Agricultural Economics, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein


PCNS: Policy Center for the New South · 23 May 2024 English

The financialization of commodities was introduced to the world as early as the 19th century and has been controversial in terms of the results it has yielded and the additional …

Commodity Exchange.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 99 (3): 683–704. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajae/


EU: European Union · 23 May 2024 English

This study analyses the absorption rates of the EU Cohesion Policy funds in 2014-2020 over time across funds (ERDF, ESF, CF, and REACT-EU), and across Member States and regions. It …

Absorption of EU Structural Funds. Journal of Agricultural Economics, V: 368-397. Absorption rates of Cohesion


Fraser Institute · 22 May 2024 English

BC’s policy allowing a portion of parents’ tax dollars to follow their child to the independent school of their choice, saves the BC government money. Eliminating this school choice would …

journals including Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Computational Sta- tistics. He holds


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