The effect of Africanized honey bees on honey production in the United States: An informational approach
The arrival of Africanized Honey Bees in the United States in the 1990s raised a host of economic and ecological concerns. Agriculture is potentially affected both directly by the reduction in honey production and indirectly by the loss of pollinators. This study examines whether the arrival of this invasive species generated a measurable impact on the production of honey using a measure of change in information. The results provide no reason to believe that Africanized Honey Bee has significantly affected the production of honey in the United States or changed the investment behavior of beekeepers.
If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Olson, Lars J., 2006. "The Economics of Terrestrial Invasive Species: A Review of the Literature," Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, vol. 35(1), April.
- Livanis, Grigorios & Moss, Charles B., 2006. "Quasi-fixity and multiproduct firms," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 93(2), pages 228-234, November.
- Moss, Charles B. & Mishra, Ashok K. & Erickson, Kenneth W., 2005.
"Next Year On The U.S. Farmland Market: An Informational Approach,"
2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI
19186, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
- Charles Moss & Ashok Mishra & Kenneth Erickson, 2007. "Next year on the US farmland market: an informational approach," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(5), pages 581-585.
- Sabrina J. Lovell & Susan F. Stone, 2005.
"The Economic Impacts of Aquatic Invasive Species: A Review of the Literature,"
NCEE Working Paper Series
200502, National Center for Environmental Economics, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, revised Jan 2005.
- Lovell, Sabrina J. & Stone, Susan F. & Fernandez, Linda, 2006. "The Economic Impacts of Aquatic Invasive Species: A Review of the Literature," Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, vol. 35(1), April.
- Gaurav Datt & Thomas Walker, 2004. "Recent evolution of inequality in East Asia," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(2), pages 75-79.
- Muth, Mary K & et al, 2003. "The Fable of the Bees Revisited: Causes and Consequences of the U.S. Honey Program," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 46(2), pages 479-516, October.
- Born, Wanda & Rauschmayer, Felix & Brauer, Ingo, 2005. "Economic evaluation of biological invasions--a survey," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 55(3), pages 321-336, November.
- Juan Antonio Duro Moreno, 2001. "Cross-country inequalities in aggregate welfare: some evidence," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(6), pages 403-406.
- Pimentel, David & Zuniga, Rodolfo & Morrison, Doug, 2005. "Update on the environmental and economic costs associated with alien-invasive species in the United States," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(3), pages 273-288, February.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:ecolec:v:69:y:2010:i:4:p:895-904. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Zhang, Lei)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.