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ECONOMIC RISK AND THE STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF FARM BUSINESSES

Peter J. Barry, Cesar Escalante () and Sharon K. Bard

No 21778, 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: Using longitudinal panel farm-level data, this study finds that income variability may be materially influenced by farm size. Econometric results suggest that policy analyses and other considerations of the distributional effects of, and response to, income variability for commercial scale family farms may concentrate on farm size and other structural variables.

Keywords: Farm Management; Industrial Organization (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 22
Date: 2000
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.21778

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