FARM SAFETY NET: SUBSIDIZED SAVINGS ACCOUNT FOR U.S. FARMERS

A subsidized savings accounts program is being considered by USDA's Risk Management Agency to provide an income safety net to farmers. We argue that savings accounts would complement federal crop insurance program and other private risk management strategies that farmers routinely adopt to minimize income risk and hence offer a better safety net.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/19844
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/19844
Total Pages:
17
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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