Risk Attitudes, Social Interactions and the Adoption of Genotyping in Dairy Production

We estimate the effects of risk attitudes and social interactions on technology adoption using a survey of dairy producers in Ontario. We find strong evidence that social interactions and risk attitudes have significant effects on the willingness to pay for DNA genotyping service for susceptibility to chronic mastitis in dairy.


Issue Date:
2014-04
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/166107
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/166107
Total Pages:
30
JEL Codes:
Q16; C81; C83




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