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Economic Experiments for Policy Analysis and Program Design: A Guide for Agricultural Decisionmakers

Nathaniel Higgins, Daniel Hellerstein (), Steven Wallander and Lori Lynch ()

No 262181, Economic Research Report from United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service

Abstract: This report examines the use of experiments for building evidence to inform agricultural policy, providing an introduction to the field of experimental economics and discussing the increasing use of field experiments and randomized controlled trials in the social sciences and in government. See related Amber Waves article Gathering Experimental Evidence To Improve the Design of Agricultural Programs.

Keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy; Institutional and Behavioral Economics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2017-08-01
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