ESTIMATION OF RISK AVERSION COEFFICIENTS FOR DRYLAND WHEAT AND IRRIGATED CORN ENTERPRISES IN KANSAS
Abdullahi Abdulkadri and
No 21658, 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
The risk attitudes of dryland wheat and irrigated corn enterprises in Kansas have been examined in this paper using the nonlinear mean-standard deviation approach. Our results showed that dryland wheat enterprises are characterized by increasing absolute and increasing relative risk aversion. The level of wealth is noted to have an impact on risk attitudes.
Keywords: Crop Production/Industries; Risk and Uncertainty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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