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This research develops a mathematical programming model to maximize the expected utility of the farmers' wealth-producing cereals in the Alentejo dryland region of Portugal, and it is used to determine the premium rate that crop farmers are willing to pay for reducing the variability of their incomes, and the Portuguese government subsidy of the premium rate in the case where the farmer is not willing to pay the totality of this.

Subject(s): Research Methods/ Statistical Methods

Risk and Uncertainty

Issue Date: 2000

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/21841

Total Pages: 13

Series Statement: Selected Paper

Record appears in: American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA) > 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL





Autor: Serrao, Amilcar ; Coelho, Luis

Fuente: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/21841?ln=en







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