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Drought policy: A state-contingent view

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  • John Quiggin

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    (Department of Economics, University of Queensland)

  • Robert G. Chambers

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    (Dept of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, College Park)

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The standard approach to modelling production under uncertainty has relied on the concept of the stochastic production. In this paper, it is argued that a state-contingent production model is more flexible and realistic. The model is applied to the problem of drought policy.

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Paper provided by Risk and Sustainable Management Group, University of Queensland in its series Murray-Darling Program Working Papers with number WPM03_1.

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Date of creation: Aug 2003
Date of revision: Aug 2003
Handle: RePEc:rsm:murray:m03_1

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  1. David Adamson & Thilak Mallawaarachchi & John Quiggin, 2005. "Modelling basin level allocation of water in the Murray Darling Basin in a world of uncertainty," Murray-Darling Program Working Papers WPM05_1, Risk and Sustainable Management Group, University of Queensland.

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