A NOTE ON ALTERNTIVE MARKET AND GOVERNMENTAL RISK TRANSFERENCE MECHANISMS

The major mechanisms for the transference of price and output risk by crop producers are examined. These include the use of futures and options contracts, government price-support and deficiency-payments programs, and crop insurance. Iso-revenue curves are used to highlight the distinctions between these alternatives.


Issue Date:
1989-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/30107
Published in:
Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 21, Number 2
Page range:
203-209
Total Pages:
7




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