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Adoption of Best Management Practices to Control Weed Resistance by Corn, Cotton, and Soybean Growers
number of BMPs frequently practiced. Ordered-probit regressions were used to explain the frequency of individual BMP adoption. Growers practicing a greater number of BMPs frequently had more education, but less farming experience; grew cotton; expected...
Global Impact of Biotech Crops: Environmental Effects, 1996-2008
This article updates the assessment of the impact commercialized agricultural biotechnology is having on global agriculture from an environmental perspective. It focuses on the impact of changes in pesticide use and ...
An Anatomy of a Cartel: The National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933 and the Compliance Crisis of 1934
(Research in Economic History, 2008)
This paper explores the nature and causes of the cartel compliance crisis that befell the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) one year after its passage in 1933. We employ a simple game-theoretic model of the NIRA's ...