An Internet-Based Tool for Weather Risk Management

This paper introduces a web-based computer program designed to evaluate weather risk man-agement and weather insurance in the United States. The paper outlines the economics of weather risk in terms of agricultural production and household well-being; defines weather risk in terms of intensity, duration, and frequency; and illustrates the computer program use by comparing heat and precipitation risks at Ardmore, Oklahoma, and Ithaca, New York.


Issue Date:
2008-04
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/44739
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/44739
Published in:
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 37, 1
Page range:
63-78
Total Pages:
16




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