Determinants of Agricultural Disaster Payments in the Southeastern U.S.: County Level Analysis
AbstractThis paper evaluates the relevance of weather and climate data in explaining county-level crop disaster payments in Georgia. Following previous research, regional socio-economic and community data are also used to control for factors other than weather. While weather and ENSO data explain the payments well, available economic variables do not.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas with number 6733.
Date of creation: 2008
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Environmental Economics and Policy; Public Economics;
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