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Postal address:Sonneggstrasse 33, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland. Web: www.aecp.ethz.ch
Workplace:Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC), Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETHZ) (Federal Institute of Technology Zurich), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Spring Frost in Apple Orchards: Quality Effects can Outweigh Quantity Effects
    2019 Annual Meeting, July 21-23, Atlanta, Georgia, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2018

  1. An Economic and Environmental Assessment of a Glyphosate Ban for the Example of Maize Production
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Review of Agricultural Economics (2020)
  2. Bayesian quantile regression for weather index insurance design: Insuring idiosyncratic risk under data scarcity
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. Economic benefits from higher species diversity in intensively managed grasslands
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  4. Index-based Insurances for Grasslands A Review
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  5. Profitability and Competition in EU Food Retailing
    2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C., Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  6. Profitability of Firms in EU Food Retailing
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  7. Quantity based indicators fail to identify extreme pesticide risks
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)
  8. Risk, risk aversion and agricultural technology adoption a combination of real options and stochastic dominance
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2017

  1. Firm Flexibility in the EU Dairy Processing Industry
    2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Modelling the Effects of a Ban of Glyphosate on Weed Management Strategies in Maize Production
    2017 International Congress, August 28-September 1, 2017, Parma, Italy, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. Modelling the Effects of a Glyphosate Ban on Weed Management in Maize Production
    57th Annual Conference, Weihenstephan, Germany, September 13-15, 2017, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) Downloads
  4. Policy analysis of perennial energy crops cultivation at the farm level: the case of short rotation coppice (SRC) in Germany
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Institute for Food and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Policy analysis of perennial energy crops cultivation at the farm level: the case of short rotation coppice in Germany
    57th Annual Conference, Weihenstephan, Germany, September 13-15, 2017, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) Downloads
  6. The Design Of The Income Stabilization Tool In Italy: Balancing Risk Pooling, Risk Reduction And Distribution Of Policy Benefits
    2017 International Congress, August 28-September 1, 2017, Parma, Italy, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (2)
  7. Time variant risk preferences in agriculture: evidences from Italy
    2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2016

  1. A META-ANALYSIS ON THE OWN-PRICE ELASTICITY OF DEMAND FOR PESTICIDES
    56th Annual Conference, Bonn, Germany, September 28-30, 2016, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) Downloads
  2. A generic model for analyzing nexus issues of households’ bioenergy use
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. MOTIVE UND DETERMINANTEN DES AGRARTOURISMUS – EINE FALLSTUDIE DER REGION MÜNSTER
    56th Annual Conference, Bonn, Germany, September 28-30, 2016, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Monte-Carlo Simulation and Stochastic Programming in Real Options Valuation: the Case of Perennial Energy Crop Cultivation
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Institute for Food and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  5. REAL OPTIONS APPROACH AND STOCHASTIC PROGRAMMING IN FARM LEVEL ANALYSIS: THE CASE OF SHORT-ROTATION COPPICE CULTIVATION
    56th Annual Conference, Bonn, Germany, September 28-30, 2016, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) Downloads
  6. The Effects of Crop Insurance on Pesticide Use
    Post-Print, HAL

2015

  1. The cheese processing aid in Switzerland: ex-post and ex-ante evaluations
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. The effects of variability under farm land consolidation process: A perspective of cotton-growing farmers in Uzbekistan
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2014

  1. An ecological economic assessment of risk reducing effects of species diversity in grassland production
    2014 International Congress, August 26-29, 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Climate Risk Management Strategies in Agriculture – The Case of Flood Risk
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Transmission of beef and veal prices in different marketing channels
    2014 International Congress, August 26-29, 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Adapting Towards Climate Change: A Bioeconomic Analysis of Winterwheat and Grain Maize
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Bio-economic modelling of decisions under yield and price risk for suckler cow farms
    123rd Seminar, February 23-24, 2012, Dublin, Ireland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Factors Determining the Adoption and Impact of a Postharvest Storage Technology
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (12)
  4. How strong is the “natural hedge”? The effects of crop acreage and aggregation levels
    123rd Seminar, February 23-24, 2012, Dublin, Ireland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Improving Accuracy of Technological Trend Estimations In Farm Yield Models by Taking Weather Effects Into Account
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
    Also in 2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists (2012) Downloads
  6. Optimizing whole-farm management considering price and climate risks
    123rd Seminar, February 23-24, 2012, Dublin, Ireland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (2)
  7. The effect of agricultural policy change on income risk in Swiss agriculture
    123rd Seminar, February 23-24, 2012, Dublin, Ireland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (4)
  8. Where is the risk? Price, yield and cost risk in Swiss crop production
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies - Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement (RAEStud) (2014)
  9. Yield trend estimation in the presence of non-constant technological change and weather effects
    123rd Seminar, February 23-24, 2012, Dublin, Ireland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Do Direct Payments Influence Farmers' Hail Insurance Decisions?
    2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Farmers’ Adoption of Extensive Wheat Production - Determinants and Implications
    122nd Seminar, February 17-18, 2011, Ancona, Italy, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Reductions of Agricultural Nitrogen Use Under Consideration of Production and Price Risks
    2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Effect of Agricultural Policy Reforms on Income Inequality in Swiss Agriculture - An Analysis for Valley, Hill and Mountain Regions
    2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Policy Modeling (2013)

2008

  1. The Application of Robust Regression to a Production Function Comparison – the Example of Swiss Corn
    IED Working paper, IED Institute for Environmental Decisions, ETH Zurich Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2007) Downloads View citations (19)

2007

  1. Evidence of slowing yield growth – the example of Swiss cereal yields
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Food Policy (2010)
  2. Modeling agricultural production risk and the adaptation to climate change
    101st Seminar, July 5-6, 2007, Berlin Germany, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2007) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Finance Review (2008)
  3. THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE PROFITABILITY OF SITE SPECIFIC TECHNOLOGIES
    47th Annual Conference, Weihenstephan, Germany, September 26-28, 2007, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) Downloads
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2007) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Proceedings “Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V.” (2008)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. A Meta‐analysis of the Willingness to Pay for Cultural Services from Grasslands in Europe
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2020, 71, (2), 357-383 Downloads
  2. An economic and environmental assessment of a glyphosate ban for the example of maize production
    (Influence of barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli) time of emergence and density on corn (Zea mays))
    European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2020, 47, (2), 371-402 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  3. Are pesticides risk decreasing? The relevance of pesticide indicator choice in empirical analysis
    Agricultural Economics, 2020, 51, (3), 429-444 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Behavioral weather insurance: Applying cumulative prospect theory to agricultural insurance design under narrow framing
    PLOS ONE, 2020, 15, (5), 1-25 Downloads
  5. Beyond the single farm – A spatial econometric analysis of spill-overs in farm diversification in the Netherlands
    Land Use Policy, 2020, 99, (C) Downloads
  6. Crop insurance and pesticide use in European agriculture
    Agricultural Systems, 2020, 184, (C) Downloads
  7. Economic benefits from plant species diversity in intensively managed grasslands
    Ecological Economics, 2020, 168, (C) Downloads
  8. Insuring Weather Risks in European Agriculture
    EuroChoices, 2020, 19, (2), 54-62 Downloads
  9. Measuring Farmer Risk Preferences in Europe: A Systematic Review
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2020, 71, (1), 3-26 Downloads View citations (8)
  10. Quantifying the soil erosion legacy of the Soviet Union
    EconStor Open Access Articles, 2020 Downloads
    Also in Agricultural Systems, 2020, 185, (C) (2020) Downloads
  11. Revisiting firm flexibility and efficiency: evidence from the EU dairy processing industry
    European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2020, 47, (3), 971-1008 Downloads View citations (1)
  12. The Struggle of Farming Systems in Europe: Looking for Explanations through the Lens of Resilience
    EuroChoices, 2020, 19, (2), 4-11 Downloads
    Also in EconStor Open Access Articles, 2020, 4-11 (2020) Downloads

2019

  1. A framework to assess the resilience of farming systems
    Agricultural Systems, 2019, 176, (C) Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in EconStor Open Access Articles, 2019, 1-10 (2019) Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Effects of the Income Stabilization Tool on farm income level, variability and concentration in Italian agriculture
    Agricultural and Food Economics, 2019, 7, (1), 1-22 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Herbicide free agriculture? A bio-economic modelling application to Swiss wheat production
    Agricultural Systems, 2019, 173, (C), 378-392 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Index insurances for grasslands – A review for Europe and North-America
    Agricultural Systems, 2019, 168, (C), 101-111 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Modeling agricultural risk management policies – The implementation of the Income Stabilization Tool in Italy
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2019, 41, (1), 140-155 Downloads View citations (5)
  6. Popular initiatives increasingly stimulate agricultural policy in Switzerland
    EuroChoices, 2019, 18, (2), 38-39 Downloads View citations (2)
  7. Risk perceptions, preferences and management strategies: evidence from a case study using German livestock farmers
    Journal of Risk Research, 2019, 22, (1), 110-135 Downloads View citations (5)

2018

  1. Agricultural risks and farm land consolidation process in transition countries: The case of cotton production in Uzbekistan
    Agricultural Systems, 2018, 164, (C), 223-235 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Determinants of downside risk exposure of dairy farms
    European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2018, 45, (4), 641-674 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Modelling the Effects of a Glyphosate Ban on Weed Management in Silage Maize Production
    Ecological Economics, 2018, 145, (C), 182-193 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Representation of decision-making in European agricultural agent-based models
    Agricultural Systems, 2018, 167, (C), 143-160 Downloads View citations (5)
  5. Using involvement to reduce inconsistencies in risk preference elicitation
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2018, 73, (C), 22-33 Downloads View citations (4)

2017

  1. A Meta-Analysis on the Elasticity of Demand for Pesticides
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2017, 68, (2), 518-533 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Revisiting Pesticide Taxation Schemes
    Ecological Economics, 2017, 134, (C), 263-266 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. The Swiss payment for milk processed into cheese: ex post and ex ante analysis
    Agricultural Economics, 2017, 48, (4), 437-448 Downloads View citations (3)

2016

  1. Economic evaluation of Miscanthus production – A review
    Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2016, 53, (C), 681-696 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. European Pesticide Tax Schemes in Comparison: An Analysis of Experiences and Developments
    Sustainability, 2016, 8, (4), 1-22 Downloads View citations (19)
  3. Potential effects of the income stabilisation tool (IST) in Swiss agriculture
    European Review of Agricultural Economics, 2016, 43, (3), 475-502 Downloads View citations (12)

2015

  1. An ecological economic assessment of risk-reducing effects of species diversity in managed grasslands
    Ecological Economics, 2015, 110, (C), 89-97 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Tailored to the extremes: Quantile regression for index-based insurance contract design
    Agricultural Economics, 2015, 46, (4), 537-547 Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. A Note on the Effects of the Income Stabilisation Tool on Income Inequality in Agriculture
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2014, 65, (3), 739-745 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Farm management decision and response to climate variability and change in Côte d’Ivoire
    Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 2014, 19, (2), 123-142 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Hedging effectiveness of weather index-based insurance in China
    China Agricultural Economic Review, 2014, 6, (2), 212-228 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Risk considerations in the economic assessment of low-input crop production techniques: an example from Swiss wheat production
    International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, 2014, 10, (1), 63-77 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Where is the risk? Price, yield and cost risk in Swiss crop production
    Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies - Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement (RAEStud), 2014, 95, (3) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement, 2014, 95, (03), 299-326 (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
    Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies - Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement, 2014, 95, (3), 299-326 (2014) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Working Paper (2012)
  6. Yield Trend Estimation in the Presence of Farm Heterogeneity and Non-linear Technological Change
    Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 2014, 53, (2), 20 Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Adapting crop management practices to climate change: Modeling optimal solutions at the field scale
    Agricultural Systems, 2013, 117, (C), 55-65 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Cooperative Management of a Traditional Irrigation System in the Swiss Alps
    Social Sciences, 2013, 2, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Investigating the performance of different estimation techniques for crop yield data analysis in crop insurance applications
    Agricultural Economics, 2013, 44, (2), 217-230 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Sample Size Requirements for Assessing Statistical Moments of Simulated Crop Yield Distributions
    Agriculture, 2013, 3, (2), 1-11 Downloads
  5. The effect of agricultural policy reforms on income inequality in Swiss agriculture - An analysis for valley, hill and mountain regions
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2013, 35, (4), 638-651 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. A Note on Price Risks in Swiss Crop Production – Empirical Results and Comparisons with other Countries
    Journal of Socio-Economics in Agriculture (Until 2015: Yearbook of Socioeconomics in Agriculture), 2012, 5, (1), 131-151 Downloads
  2. Biases in Farm-Level Yield Risk Analysis due to Data Aggregation
    German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2012, 61, (01), 14 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Effects of agricultural policy reforms and farm characteristics on income risk in Swiss agriculture
    Agricultural Finance Review, 2012, 72, (3), 301-324 Downloads View citations (12)
  4. Effects of crop acreage and aggregation level on price-yield correlations
    Agricultural Finance Review, 2012, 72, (3), 436-455 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Greenhouse gas mitigation and offset options for suckler cow farms: an economic comparison for the Swiss case
    Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 2012, 17, (4), 337-355 Downloads View citations (3)
  6. Hedging weather risk on aggregated and individual farm-level: Pitfalls of aggregation biases on the evaluation of weather index-based insurance
    Agricultural Finance Review, 2012, 72, (3), 471-487 Downloads
  7. Modeling the sensitivity of agricultural water use to price variability and climate change—An application to Swiss maize production
    Agricultural Water Management, 2012, 109, (C), 135-143 Downloads View citations (10)
  8. Nitrogen use and the effects of nitrogen taxation under consideration of production and price risks
    Agricultural Systems, 2012, 107, (C), 13-20 Downloads View citations (9)
  9. The influence of direct payments on farmers’ hail insurance decisions
    Agricultural Economics, 2012, 43, (3), 343-354 Downloads View citations (32)
  10. summary
    EuroChoices, 2012, 11, (1), 28-33 Downloads

2011

  1. A Meta Analysis on Farm-Level Costs and Benefits of GM Crops
    Sustainability, 2011, 3, (5), 1-20 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Spatial Analysis of Income Inequality in Agriculture
    Economics Bulletin, 2011, 31, (3), 2138-2150 Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Bio-economic assessment of climate change impacts on managed grassland production
    Agricultural Systems, 2010, 103, (9), 666-674 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Evidence of slowing yield growth - The example of Swiss cereal yields
    Food Policy, 2010, 35, (2), 175-182 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Review of ‘Robustbase’ software for R
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2010, 25, (7), 1205-1210 Downloads
  4. Revisiting the Evaluation of Robust Regression Techniques for Crop Yield Data Detrending
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2010, 92, (1), 205-211 Downloads View citations (16)
  5. Stock price responses on the German suspension of genetically modified maize
    Economics Bulletin, 2010, 30, (3), 2220-2229 Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Impacts of Agricultural Policy Reforms on Crop Yields Incidences des réformes de la politique agricole sur les rendements des cultures Auswirkungen von Agrarpolitikreformen auf die Ernteerträge
    EuroChoices, 2008, 7, (3), 24-25 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Modeling agricultural production risk and the adaptation to climate change
    Agricultural Finance Review, 2008, 68, (1), 25-41 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Potenzielle Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf Risiko und Kosten der Weizenernte
    Journal of Socio-Economics in Agriculture (Until 2015: Yearbook of Socioeconomics in Agriculture), 2008, 1, (1), 219-323 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The Impact of Climate Change on the Profitability of Site Specific Technologies
    Proceedings “Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V.”, 2008, 43 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)

Chapters

2014

  1. Alternative Specifications of Reference Income Levels in the Income Stabilization Tool
    Springer

2012

  1. Modeling Complex Crop Management-Plant Interactions in Potato Production under Climate Change
    Springer
 
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