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The vulnerability and resilience of small rural counties to macroeconomic shocks has received scant attention by researchers. We select 225 rural counties in the Western [...]
2015 | Working or Discussion Paper |
The paper provides an overview of the treatment of risk in economics as a way to connect the concept of risk, as used by economists, to the concern of other social scienc [...]
25 June 2014 | Working or Discussion Paper |
This paper analyzes the various contributions made in the economic literature that influence climate change vulnerability. We try to create conceptual order and transpare [...]
01 November 2011 | Journal Article |
Social Network Capital and Academic Careers: The Case of a College of Agriculture ABSTRACT The relationship between economic performance and various forms of capital a [...]
2010 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Despite noticeable improvements in recent socio-economic performance in Africa, variations exist across countries and performance is constrained by plethora of factors th [...]
2010 | Journal Article |
In today’s world, rural areas are confronted with a spectrum of changes. These changes have multiple characters, varying from changes in ecosystem conditions to socioec [...]
2009-12 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This report presents the preliminary results of a statistically valid 2006 survey of small agricultural producers (sales of less than $50,000) in three Western states (Wy [...]
2008-06 | Report |
How small businesses fare after a natural disaster and what it takes for them to survive is very important to the economy because they employ approximately half of Americ [...]
2015 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Persistent hunger, widespread undernourishment and frequent famine affect the food security situations. The major objective of this research is to evaluate rural househol [...]
2016-09 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Recent years have witnessed increasing volatility in crop prices and yields, fertilizer prices, and farm asset values. In this study, the financial performance of illust [...]
2013-07 | Working or Discussion Paper |