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Farmer Discount Rates: Experimental Evidence


  • Eric Duquette
  • Nathaniel Higgins
  • John Horowitz


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  • Eric Duquette & Nathaniel Higgins & John Horowitz, 2012. "Farmer Discount Rates: Experimental Evidence," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 94(2), pages 451-456.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:ajagec:v:94:y:2012:i:2:p:451-456

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