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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Research

    Sustainability assessment of food supply chains: an application to local and global bread in Italy

    Over the 2000s’, consumers’ food purchases have been increasingly informed by supply chain-related issues, with growing concerns about the sustainability of chains differing for their geographical scope. As a ...

    Francesca Galli, Fabio Bartolini, Gianluca Brunori, Luca Colombo, Oriana Gava, Stefano Grando and Andrea Marescotti

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:21

    Published on: 25 August 2015

  10. Research

    What attributes of extra virgin olive oil are really important for consumers: a meta-analysis of consumers’ stated preferences

    The literature on food economics has extensively analyzed consumer preferences for extra-virgin olive oil attributes. In order to summarize and systematize the information gained in recent years, it seems appr...

    Teresa Del Giudice, Carla Cavallo, Francesco Caracciolo and Gianni Cicia

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:20

    Published on: 24 July 2015

  11. Research

    The value of added sulfur dioxide in French organic wine

    The addition of sulfur dioxide is a longstanding and common practice in the winemaking industry. Sulfur dioxide preserves wine, preventing oxidation and browning. However, in the U.S., wine labeled as organic ...

    Kelly A Grogan

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:19

    Published on: 22 July 2015

  12. Research

    Greening as compensation to production of environmental public goods: how do common rules have an influence at local level? The case of durum wheat in Italy

    The promotion of sustainability is envisaged by the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) as a major issue for future policies in the agro-food sector, in line with the Europe 2020 Strategy. In this context, “g...

    Francesco Diotallevi, Emanuele Blasi and Silvio Franco

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:17

    Published on: 15 July 2015

  13. Research

    Investigating the international prices of wheat and rice

    This paper investigates the international quarterly prices of wheat and rice from 1983(1) to 2012(4). The empirical analysis takes place with the structural time series methodology which decomposes the price s...

    Anthony N Rezitis, Anastasia G Ntinou and Dimitris N Pachis

    Agricultural and Food Economics 2015 3:16

    Published on: 10 June 2015

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