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Economics of Agricultural Crop Insurance: Theory and Evidence

Series: Natural Resource Management and Policy Volume: 4

Edited By: DL Hueth and WH Furtan


Hardback | Dec 1994 | #35526 | ISBN: 0792394356
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Examines the use of databases particularly designed to answer crop insurance questions.


Introduction and overview by D.L. Hueth & W.H. Furtan; historical prospectives and overall performance; crop insurance in U.S. farm policy by B. Gardner; an aggregate analysis of Canadian crop insurance policy by D. Sigurdson & R. Sin; all-risk crop insurance: lessons from theory and experience by B.D. Wright & J.A. Hewitt; conceptual issues; the optimal design of crop insurance by J. Quiggin; agricultural insurance, production and the environment by R. Innes & S. Ardila; crop insurance in the context of Canadian and U.S. farms programs by A. Schmitz, R.E. Just & W.H. Furtan; applications and policy studies: an empirical analysis of U.S. participation in crop insurance by R. Just & L. Calvin; crop insurance and crop production: an empirical study of moral hazard and adverse selection by J. Quiggin, G. Karagiannis & J. Stanton; crop insurance decisions and financial characteristics of farms by H. Leathers; risk reduction from diversification and crop insurance in Saskatchewan by R.A. Schoney, J.S. Taylor & K. Hayward; crop insurance and agricultural chemical use by J. Horowitz & E. Lichtenberg; crop insurance: its influence on land and input use decisions in Saskatchewan by W. Weisensel, W.H. Furtan & A. Schmitz; providing catastrophic yield protection through a target revenue program by J. Glauber & M. Miranda

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