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Agricultural Economics

1986 - 2004

Edited by William Masters and Gerald Shively

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Volume 29, issue 3, 2003

Returns to investment in plant genetic resource conservation and crop improvement research pp. 239-240 Downloads
Michael Morris and Prabhu L. Pingali
Estimating the benefits of plant breeding research: methodological issues and practical challenges pp. 241-252 Downloads
M. L. Morris and P. W. Heisey
The economic impact of productivity maintenance research: breeding for leaf rust resistance in modern wheat pp. 253-263 Downloads
C. N. Marasas, Melinda Smale and R. P. Singh
The economic costs and benefits of a participatory project to conserve maize landraces on farms in Oaxaca, Mexico pp. 265-275 Downloads
Melinda Smale, Mauricio R. Bellon, J. A. Aguirre, . Manuel Rosas, J. Mendoza, A. M. Solano, R. Martinez, A. Ramirez and J. Berthaud
The distribution of benefits from public international germplasm banks: the case of beans in Latin America pp. 277-286 Downloads
N. L. Johnson, D. Pachico and O. Voysest
The economic costs of conserving genetic resources at the CGIAR centres pp. 287-297 Downloads
B. Koo, Philip G. Pardey and Brian Davern Wright
Adoption of improved maize varieties in the hills of Nepal pp. 299-305 Downloads
J. K. Ransom, K. Paudyal and K. Adhikari
Variety characteristics and maize adoption in Honduras pp. 307-317 Downloads
L. H. Hintze, M. Renkow and G. Sain
The roles of public sector versus private sector in R&D and technology generation: the case of maize in Asia pp. 319-330 Downloads
R. V. Gerpacio
Welfare effects of maize technologies in marginal and high potential regions of Kenya pp. 331-341 Downloads
D. D. Karanja, M. Renkow and Eric Winthrop Crawford
The economic impact of bean disease resistance research in Honduras pp. 343-352 Downloads
David L. Mather, Richard Haines Bernsten, J. C. Rosas, A. Viana Ruano and D. Escoto
Is research on marginal lands catching up?: The case of unfavourable wheat growing environments pp. 353-361 Downloads
M. A. Lantican, Prabhu L. Pingali and S. Rajaram

Volume 29, issue 2, 2003

Technological change and risk management: an application to the economics of corn production pp. 125-142 Downloads
Kwansoo Kim and Jean-Paul Chavas
Optimal generic advertising in an imperfectly competitive food industry with variable proportions pp. 143-158 Downloads
Henry W Kinnucan
Factors determining intercropping by rubber smallholders in Sri Lanka: a logit analysis pp. 159-168 Downloads
P. H. M. U. Herath and Hiroyuki Takeya
Public infrastructure and productivity growth in Greek agriculture pp. 169-180 Downloads
Emmanuel Mamatzakis
Energy substitutability in transition agriculture: estimates and implications for Hungary pp. 181-193 Downloads
Bhavani Shankar, Jenifer Piesse and Colin Thirtle
Technology and efficiency in a panel of Italian dairy farms: an SGM restricted cost function approach pp. 195-209 Downloads
Pierpaolo Pierani and Pier Luigi Rizzi
Evaluation of drought management in irrigated areas pp. 211-229 Downloads
Eva Iglesias, Alberto Garrido and Almudena Gomez-Ramos
Production Rights in European Agriculture: Barthelemy, Denis and Jacques David (Eds.), Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, 2001, 260 pp., US$ 127, ISBN: 0-444-50823-6 pp. 231-232 Downloads
K. A. Ingersent
The Politics of Precaution: Genetically Modified Crops in Developing Countries: Robert L. Paarlberg, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2001, US$ 20, 181 pp., ISBN: 0801866685 pp. 233-233 Downloads
Antonio Flavio Dias Avila and Levon Yeganiantz
Indian Agriculture: Four Decades of Development: G.S. Bhalla, Gurmail Singh, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2001, 308 pp., US$ 50, ISBN 0761995005 pp. 233-235 Downloads
Venugopalan Puhazhendhi
The Economic Value of Water Quality: John C. Bergstrom, Kevin J. Boyle, Gregory L. Poe (Eds.), Edward Elgar Publishers, Northampton, MA, 2002, 192 pp., Hardcover US$ 75, ISBN: 1840640472 pp. 235-236 Downloads
Marc Owen Ribaudo
Transforming the Rural Asian Economy: The Unfinished Revolution: Mark W. Rosegrant, Peter B.R. Hazell, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000, 512 pp., US$ 35 (on-line, free), ISBN: 0-19-592448-7 (paperback), ISBN 0-19-592 447-9 (hardback): The Growth and Sustainability of Agriculture in Asia: Mingsarn Santikarn Kaosa-ard, Benjavan Rerkaem, with contributions by Sheller Grasty, Apichart Kaosa-ard, Sunil S. Pednekar, Kanok RerKasem, Paul Auger, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000, 303 pp., US$ 30 (on-line, free), ISBN: 0-19-592450-9 (paperback), ISBN 0-19-592450-5 (hardback): Rural Financial Markets in Asia: Paradigms, Policies, and Performance: Richard L. Meyer, Geetha Nagarajan, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000, 401 pp., US$ 30 (on-line, free), ISBN 0-19-592452-5 (paperback), ISBN 0-19-592451-7 (hardback): The Quality of Life in Rural Asia: David E. Bloom, Patricia H. Craig, Pia N. Malaney, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2001, 310 pp., US$ 30 (on-line, free), ISBN 0-19-592454-1 (paperback), ISBN 0-19-592453-3 (hardback): The Evolving Roles of the State, Private, and Local Actors in Rural Asia: Ammar Siamwalla, with contributions by Alex Brillantes, Somsak Chunharas, Colin MacAndrews, Andrew Macintyre, Fred Roche, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2001, 413 pp., US$ 30 (on-line, free), ISBN 0-19-592456-8 (paperback); ISBN 0-19-592455-X (hardback): Rural Asia: Beyond the Green Revolution: Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, Manila, 2000, 187 pp., US$ 10 (on-line, free), ISBN: 971-561-272-5 (paperback) pp. 236-238 Downloads
Randolph Barker

Volume 29, issue 1, 2003

Measuring the impacts of agricultural research on poverty reduction pp. 1-14 Downloads
Jeffrey Alwang and Paul B. Siegel
Price dynamics in the Bangladesh rice market: implications for public intervention pp. 15-25 Downloads
Donna Brennan
Market structure and the demand for veterinary services in India pp. 27-42 Downloads
Vinod Ahuja, Dina Umali-Deininger and Cees de Haan
Productivity growth in Indian agriculture: is there evidence of convergence across states? pp. 43-53 Downloads
Anit Nath Mukherjee and Yoshimi Kuroda
Biotechnology as an alternative to chemical pesticides: a case study of Bt cotton in China pp. 55-67 Downloads
Jikun Huang, Ruifa Hu, Carl Pray, Fangbin Qiao and Scott Rozelle
Investment in soil conservation in northern Ethiopia: the role of land tenure security and public programs pp. 69-84 Downloads
Berhanu Gebremedhin and Scott M. Swinton
Estimating the benefits of farm animal welfare legislation using the contingent valuation method pp. 85-98 Downloads
Richard Mark Bennett and Ralph J. P. Blaney
Access to credit, plot size and cost inefficiency among smallholder tobacco cultivators in Malawi pp. 99-109 Downloads
Gautam Hazarika and Jeffrey Alwang
Food safety and international competitiveness--the case of beef: John Spriggs, Grant Isaac, CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK, 2001, 196 pp., Hardcover, US$ 75, ISBN: 0851995187 pp. 111-112 Downloads
Tanya Roberts
The Economics of Nature: Managing Biological Assets: G. Cornelis van Kooten, Ervin H. Bulte (Eds.), Blackwell Publishers, Malden (MA), 2000, 512 pp., paperback US$ 34.95, hardback US$ 69.95, ISBN: 0631218955 (paperback), 0631218947 (hardback) pp. 113-114 Downloads
Sandra S. Batie
The Microfinance Revolution: Sustainable Finance for the Poor: Marguerite S. Robinson, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank, Washington, DC, 2001, US$ 35, Paperback, ISBN 0-8213-4524-9 pp. 114-115 Downloads
Richard L. Meyer
Contracting for Agricultural Extension: International Case Studies and Emerging Practices: W.M. Rivera, W. Zijp (Eds.), CABI Publishing, New York, 2002, US$ 65, 188 pp., ISBN: 0-8199-571-3 pp. 115-117 Downloads
Jochen Currle

Volume 28, issue 3, 2003

Trade policy, biotechnology and grain self-sufficiency in China pp. 173-186 Downloads
Fabrizio Felloni, John Gilbert, Thomas Iver Wahl and Philip Wandschneider
Adoption of agricultural innovations as a two-stage partial observability process pp. 187-196 Downloads
Efthalia Dimara and Dimitris Skuras
The impact of farm credit in Pakistan pp. 197-213 Downloads
Shahidur Rahman Khandker and Rashid R. Faruqee
A model of entry-exit decisions and capacity choice under demand uncertainty pp. 215-224 Downloads
Murat Isik, Keith H. Coble, Darren Hudson and Lisa O. House
Judging agricultural policies: a survey pp. 225-243 Downloads
David Streed Bullock and Klaus Salhofer
Smallholder production structure and rural roads in Africa: the case of Nakuru District, Kenya pp. 245-254 Downloads
G. A. Obare, S. W. Omamo and Jeffrey C. Williams
Management of Shared Groundwater Resources: The Israeli-Palestinian Case with an International Perspective: Eran Feitelson and Marwan Haddad (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 496 pp., 2001, US$ 135, ISBN: 0-7923-7254-9 pp. 255-257 Downloads
Doug Parker
Rural planning and management: Joe Morris, Alison Bailey, R. Kerry Turner and Ian J. Bateman (Eds.), Edward Elgar Publishing, Northampton, MA, 674 pp., US$ 230, ISBN: 1-84064-220-3 pp. 258-258 Downloads
Todd Michael Gabe
Rural Financial Markets in Asia: Policies, Paradigms, and Performance (Study of Rural Asia, Vol. 3): Richard Meyer and Geetha Nagarajan (Authors), published by Oxford University Press, New York, price: US$ 29.95 pbk, ISBN: 0195924525 pp. 259-260 Downloads
Manohar P. Sharma
The Biotechnology Revolution in Global Agriculture: Invention, Innovation and Investments in the Canola Sector: Peter W.B. Phillips, George G. Khachatourian (Eds.), CABI Press, Wallington, UK 2001, 360 pp., US$ 100, Hardback, ISBN: 0-85199-513-6 pp. 260-261 Downloads
José Benjamin Falck Zepeda
Agricultural Use of Groundwater: Towards Integration Between Agricultural Policy and Water Resources Management: Cesare Dosi (Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2001, 320 pp., 115, US$ 100, [UK pound]70, ISBN 0792368053 pp. 261-262 Downloads
David Abler

Volume 28, issue 2, 2003

Price and yield effects of spill-overs in international agricultural research: evidence from ICRISAT and Australia pp. 87-97 Downloads
John P. Brennan and M. C. S. Bantilan
Technical efficiency and CO2 abatement policies in the Dutch glasshouse industry pp. 99-108 Downloads
Alfons Oude Lansink
Genetic improvements in major US crops: the size and distribution of benefits pp. 109-119 Downloads
George B. Frisvold, John Sullivan and Anton Raneses
Productivity growth in pre-1990 Mongolian agriculture: spiralling disaster or emerging success? pp. 121-137 Downloads
T. Bayarsaihan and Timothy James Coelli
Expenditure on different categories of meat in Greece: the influence of changing tastes pp. 139-150 Downloads
J. A. Morrison, Kelvin George Balcombe, Alastair StJohn Bailey, Stathis Klonaris and G. Rapsomanikis
Predicting technology adoption to improve research priority--setting pp. 151-164 Downloads
Franz-J. Batz, Willem Janssen and Kurt J. Peters
Agricultural Technologies and Tropical Deforestation: Arild Angelsen, David Kaimowitz (Eds.), CAB International, Wallingford, UK, 2001, 384 pp., US$ 60, ISBN 0851994512 pp. 165-166 Downloads
Douglas Southgate
Agricultural Policies in Europe and the USA: Farmers Between Subsidies and the Market: Antonio Piccinini, Margaret Loseby (Authors), Palgrave Publishing, New York, 2001, 268 pp., US$ 75, ISBN 0-333-77576-7 pp. 166-167 Downloads
Huib Silvis
Central and Eastern European Agriculture in an Expanding European Union: S. Tangermann, M. Banse (Eds.), CABI Publishing, CAB International, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8DE, UK, 2000, 210 pp., US$ 85.00, ISBN: 0-85199-425-3 pp. 167-169 Downloads
Dieter Kirschke and Gerald Weber
Beef in China: Agribusiness Opportunities and Challenges: John W. Longworth, Colin G. Brown, and Scott A. Waldron (Eds.), University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Australia, 2001, 412 pp., price: US$ 39.95, ISBN: 0-70223-231-9 pp. 169-170 Downloads
Frank Fuller
International Trade in Agricultural Products: Michael R. Reed, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2001, 235 pp., US$ 91.00, ISBN: 0-130842-09-5 pp. 170-171 Downloads
Glenn C. W. Ames

Volume 28, issue 1, 2003

Welfare consequences of water supply alternatives in rural Tunisia pp. 1-12 Downloads
Slim Zekri and Ariel Dinar
Determinants of spatial diversity in modern wheat: examples from Australia and China pp. 13-26 Downloads
Melinda Smale, E. Meng, J. P. Brennan and Ruifa Hu
Open access harvesting of wildlife: the poaching pit and conservation of endangered species pp. 27-37 Downloads
Erwin Bulte
Cash cropping and food crop productivity: synergies or trade-offs? pp. 39-50 Downloads
Jones Govereh and Thomas S. Jayne
Advertising and food, drink and tobacco consumption in the United Kingdom: a dynamic demand system pp. 51-70 Downloads
Martyn Duffy
Sustainable Development in Asia, America and Europe with Global Applications: A New Approach to Land Ownership: Jian-Ming Zhou (Ed.), Edward Elgar Press, Cheltenham, UK, 2001, 518 pp. + xxvii, US$ 120.00, ISBN: 1-85898-965-5 pp. 71-74 Downloads
Gene Wunderlich
Agricultural Science Policy: Changing Global Agendas: Julian M. Alston, Philip G. Pardey, Michael J. Taylor (Eds.), Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2001, 285 pp. + xvi, US$ 21.95, ISBN: 0-8018-6603-0 (hardcover), 0-8018-6604-9 (paper) pp. 74-76 Downloads
David Schimmelpfennig
Planning Agricultural Research: A Sourcebook: G. Gijsbers, W. Janssen, H. Hambly Odame, G. Meijerink (Eds.), ISNAR/CABI, Cromwell Press, Trowbridge, UK, 2001, US$ 55.00, ISBN 0851994016 pp. 76-78 Downloads
Elon Gilbert
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