FAPRI Baseline Model of the Federal Crop Insurance Program, The
AbstractSince 1986 the federal crop insurance program has changed in several ways: the number of covered crops has increased dramatically; the number of insured acres and amount of total premiums have risen; and new styles of crop insurance policies have been introduced. Each change has had a significant impact on the cost of the program. Due to the increasing importance of crop insurance to agriculture's risk management strategy, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute developed a baseline model for the federal crop insurance program. This report outlines the construction of the model, previews preliminary results, and offers ideas for possible extensions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University in its series Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) Publications with number 98-tr40.
Date of creation: Jul 1998
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- Chad E. Hart & Darnell B. Smith, 1998. "FAPRI Baseline Model of the Federal Crop Insurance Program, The," Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) Publications 98-tr40, Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at Iowa State University.
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