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Title: Agricultural Markets and Risk Management Tools
Authors: Goodwin, Barry K.
Authors (Email): Goodwin, Barry K. (
Issue Date: 2012-06
Abstract: Three specific aspects of agricultural risk management are addressed 1. Recent developments in price volatility and yield risk 2. The role of policy: - Subsidized crop insurance with examples from the massive US program ($115 billion in liability in 2011) - The 2012 US Farm Bill, which is currently being debated in Congress (with disturbing developments) 3. review of recent research on developments in the empirical modeling of risk with a focus on revenue insurance (combining aspects of dependent yield and price risks)
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