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  1. Research

    Farmgate versus market centre sales: a multi-crop approach

    Smallholder farmers have two basic decisions to make regarding selling their surplus produce: selling at farmgate at low prices or travelling to a market centre where higher prices are offered while incurring ...

    Benjamin Musah Abu, Haruna Issahaku and Paul Kwame Nkegbe

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:21

    Published on: 6 October 2016

  2. Research

    Agricultural contracts, adverse selection, and multiple inputs

    A significant and growing share of US agricultural output is produced under a production or marketing contract. An important controversy regarding agricultural production contracts is the control of non-labor ...

    Rachael Goodhue and Leo Simon

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:19

    Published on: 23 September 2016

  3. Research

    Short-term acreage forecasting and supply elasticities for staple food commodities in major producer countries

    Forecasting food production is important to identify possible shortages in supply and, thus, food security risks. Such forecasts may improve input allocation decisions that affect agribusiness and the input su...

    Mekbib G. Haile, Jan Brockhaus and Matthias Kalkuhl

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:17

    Published on: 17 August 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:20

  4. Research

    The social pillar of sustainability: a quantitative approach at the farm level

    The present research proposes a model for the assessment of the social pillar of sustainability at the farm scale. Contrary to what is available for the environmental and economic pillars, there is a considera...

    Anna Gaviglio, Mattia Bertocchi, Maria Elena Marescotti, Eugenio Demartini and Alberto Pirani

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:15

    Published on: 21 July 2016

  5. Research

    Lending credence: motivation, trust, and organic certification

    The information asymmetries inherent in credence goods have typically led economists to conclude these markets require well-defined quality standards and third-party verification that producers are meeting tho...

    Steve Holland

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:14

    Published on: 29 June 2016

  6. Research

    Determinants of household food insecurity in Mexico

    Using a national household survey and a newly established food security scale, socio-demographic factors affecting the level of household food insecurity in Mexico were identified. Households more likely to be...

    David Magaña-Lemus, Ariun Ishdorj, C. Parr Rosson III and Jorge Lara-Álvarez

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:10

    Published on: 25 March 2016

  7. Research

    Economic and Environmental Impact of National Food Security Act of India

    The Government of India has enacted the National Food Security Act (NFSA) on September 12, 2013. The NFSA aims to provide subsidized food grains to approximately two thirds of India’s population. The legislati...

    Priyam Sengupta and Kakali Mukhopadhyay

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:5

    Published on: 25 February 2016

  8. Research

    Food prices, energy and climate shocks in Uganda

    The objective of this paper is to examine the importance of energy and climate shocks in Uganda’s food price processes. The unique features of this paper are threefold: first, we identify climate shocks comput...

    Joseph Mawejje

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:4

    Published on: 18 February 2016

  9. Research

    Antitrust intervention and price transmission in pasta supply chain

    The issue of price transmission along the food chain has attracted considerable interest in the EU because of the welfare and policy implications that could potentially be generated. Possible consumer welfare ...

    Luca Cacchiarelli and Alessandro Sorrentino

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:2

    Published on: 2 February 2016

  10. Research

    Impact of trade liberalization and world price changes in Bangladesh: a computable general equilibrium analysis

    The paper analyzes the impact of partial liberalization of trade and changes in world prices of agricultural commodities in Bangladesh using single country Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model. Since the...

    Mohammad Jahangir Alam, Jeroen Buysse, Ismat Ara Begum, Stephan Nolte, Eric J. Wailes and Guido Van Huylenbroeck

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2016 4:1

    Published on: 22 January 2016

  11. Research

    Empirical survey on business models of kindergarten farms

    The paper presents a study of a new social farming initiative: kindergarten farms. The paper emphasizes the value of potential synergies between the agricultural and the educational service. The two case studi...

    Biancamaria Torquati, Costanza Tancini, Chiara Paffarini and Roberta Illuminati

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:25

    Published on: 30 October 2015

  12. Review

    A cursory review of the identification strategies

    The article provides a literature review on the topic of identification of supply and demand. In particular, it discusses the identification problem, that is the issue of having to solve for unique values of t...

    Fabio Gaetano Santeramo

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:24

    Published on: 28 September 2015

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