Preferences, Norms and Constraints in farmers' agro-ecological choices. Case study using a choice experiments survey in the Rhone River Delta, France
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to elicit the sensitivity of farmers to payments for agro-environmental services in a context of strong agro-ecological and policy constraints. We present results from a choice experiment survey performed among the whole population of agricultural decision-makers (104) in the Camargue area. Several econometric models have been estimated, the most significant being the Latent Classes one. The estimated parameters of the utility function, together with the parameter associated with the monetary attribute provided the monetary value of each relevant agro-ecological attribute and the associated outcomes (average and risk yield).
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Agricultural Technological Choices; Agro-environmental measures; Policy Instruments design; Choice Experiments; Sample Selection Model; Latent classes Model; Random Parameter Model; Rice production; Labelling; Organic farming;
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- Mélanie Jaeck & Robert Lifran, 2009. "Preferences, Norms and Constraints in farmers' agro-ecological choices. Case study using choice experiments survey in the Rhone River Delta, France," Working Papers 09-16, LAMETA, Universtiy of Montpellier, revised Dec 2009.
- NEP-AGR-2009-03-28 (Agricultural Economics)
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- NEP-DCM-2009-03-28 (Discrete Choice Models)
- NEP-ENV-2009-03-28 (Environmental Economics)
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