Determinants of Agricultural Disaster Payments in the Southeastern U.S.: County Level Analysis

Using county level data we study if weather and climate variables or variables used as proxies for rent-seeking behavior determine disaster payment in the Southeast. We do not find evidence of rent-seeking but find that, in addition to weather, long term climate variables affect disaster payments.


Issue Date:
2008
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/6554
Total Pages:
23
Series Statement:
Selected Paper
469996




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