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ECONOMIC COSTS OF DROUGHT AND RICE FARMERS RISK COPING MECHANISMS: A CROSS COUNTRY COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

Sushil Pandey, Humnath Bhandari, Ramesh Sharan, Sudhir K. Taunk, Dibakar Naik, Preeda Prapertchob and Shijun Ding

No 19966, 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: The economic costs of drought and rice farmers' coping mechanisms are analyzed using time series and farm survey data from China, India and Thailand. The economic cost was estimated to be 2-6% of the value of output. Farmers' coping mechanisms were found to be inadequate in preventing consumption shortfall.

Keywords: Farm; Management (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2004
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.19966

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