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Alan P Ker

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First Name:Alan
Middle Name:P
Last Name:Ker
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RePEc Short-ID:pke329
http://www.uoguelph.ca/fare/users/aker

Affiliation

Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE)
University of Guelph

Guelph, Canada
http://fare.uoguelph.ca/

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RePEc:edi:dagueca (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Ker, Alan. P & Tolhurst, Tor & Liu, Yong, 2015. "Rating Area-yield Crop Insurance Contracts Using Bayesian Model Averaging and Mixture Models," 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California 205211, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association;Western Agricultural Economics Association.
  2. Li, Shuang & Ker, Alan P., 2013. "An Assessment of the Canadian Federal-Provincial Crop Production Insurance Program under Future Climate Change Scenarios in Ontario," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 151213, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  3. Cairns, Alexander P. & Ker, Alan P., 2013. "Unconditional Quantile Estimation: An Application to the Gravity Framework," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150399, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  4. Tolhurst, Tor & Ker, Alan P., 2013. "On Technological Change in Crop Yields," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 151269, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  5. Li, Na & Ker, Alan P., 2011. "Trade Agreements, Political Economy and Endogenously Incomplete Contracts," Working Papers 116850, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy Research Network.
  6. Jedidiah Brewer & Robert Glennon & Alan Ker & Gary D. Libecap, 2007. "Water Markets in the West: Prices, Trading, and Contractual Forms," NBER Working Papers 13002, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Sam, Abdoul G. & Ker, Alan P., 2004. "Nonparametric Regression Under Alternative Data Environments," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 20417, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  8. Ker, Alan P. & Ergun, A. Tolga, 2003. "On The Revelation Of Asymmetric Information Of The Private Insurance Companies In The Us Crop Insurance Program," 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada 21898, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).

Articles

  1. Alan P. Ker & Barry Barnett & David Jacques & Tor Tolhurst, 2017. "Canadian Business Risk Management: Private Firms, Crown Corporations, and Public Institutions," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 65(4), pages 591-612, December.
  2. Alexander Cairns & Tor Tolhurst & Kenneth Poon & Alan P. Ker & Stephen Duff & David Jacques & Lin Yang, 2017. "The Economic Impact of a Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak for Ontario's Beef Sector," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 65(1), pages 159-183, March.
  3. Alan P. Ker, 2017. "Evaluating Agricultural Economists within Colleges and Faculties of Agriculture," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 65(1), pages 5-17, March.
  4. Na Li & Alan Ker & Abdoul G. Sam & Satheesh Aradhyula, 2017. "Modeling regime-dependent agricultural commodity price volatilities," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 48(6), pages 683-691, November.
  5. Alan P. Ker & Yong Liu, 2017. "Bayesian model averaging of possibly similar nonparametric densities," Computational Statistics, Springer, vol. 32(1), pages 349-365, March.
  6. Alan P. Ker & Tor N. Tolhurst & Yong Liu, 2016. "Bayesian Estimation of Possibly Similar Yield Densities: Implications for Rating Crop Insurance Contracts," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 98(2), pages 360-382.
  7. Ker, Alan P., 2016. "Nonparametric estimation of possibly similar densities," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 117(C), pages 23-30.
  8. Tor N. Tolhurst & Alan P. Ker, 2015. "On Technological Change in Crop Yields," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 97(1), pages 137-158.
  9. Diiro, Gracious M. & Ker, Alan P. & San, Abdul G., 2015. "The role of gender in fertiliser adoption in Uganda," African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, African Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 10(2), June.
  10. James Rude & Alan Ker, 2013. "Transfer Efficiency Analysis of Margin-Based Programs," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 61(4), pages 509-529, December.
  11. Ardian Harri & Keith H. Coble & Alan P. Ker & Barry J. Goodwin, 2011. "Relaxing Heteroscedasticity Assumptions in Area-Yield Crop Insurance Rating," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 93(3), pages 703-713.
  12. Jedidiah Brewer & Robert Glennon & Alan Ker & Gary Libecap, 2008. "2006 Presidential Address Water Markets In The West: Prices, Trading, And Contractual Forms," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 46(2), pages 91-112, April.
  13. Alan Ker & A. Tolga Ergun, 2007. "On the Revelation of Private Information in the U.S. Crop Insurance Program," Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 74(4), pages 761-776.
  14. Sam, Abdoul G. & Ker, Alan P., 2006. "Nonparametric regression under alternative data environments," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 76(10), pages 1037-1046, May.
  15. Racine, Jeffrey S. & Ker, Alan P., 2006. "Rating Crop Insurance Policies with Efficient Nonparametric Estimators that Admit Mixed Data Types," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 31(01), April.
  16. Ker, Alan P. & Erg√ľn, A.T., 2005. "Empirical Bayes nonparametric kernel density estimation," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 75(4), pages 315-324, December.
  17. Alan P. Ker & Keith Coble, 2003. "Modeling Conditional Yield Densities," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 85(2), pages 291-304.
  18. Alan P. Ker, 2001. "Private Insurance Company Involvement in the U.S. Crop Insurance Program," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 49(4), pages 557-566, December.
  19. Alan P. Ker & Barry K. Goodwin, 2000. "Nonparametric Estimation of Crop Insurance Rates Revisited," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 82(2), pages 463-478.
  20. Ker, Alan P. & McGowan, Pat, 2000. "Weather-Based Adverse Selection And The U.S. Crop Insurance Program: The Private Insurance Company Perspective," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 25(02), December.
  21. Ker, Alan P., 2000. "Modeling Technical Trade Barriers Under Uncertainty," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 25(01), July.
  22. Ker, Alan P., 1999. "Private Insurance Companies and the U.S. Crop Insurance Program," Choices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 14(3).
  23. Goodwin, Barry K. & Ker, Alan P., 1998. "Revenue Insurance: A New Dimension in Risk Management," Choices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 13(4).
  24. Ker, Alan P. & Coble, Keith H., 1998. "On Choosing A Base Coverage Level For Multiple Peril Crop Insurance Contracts," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 23(02), December.
  25. Barry K. Goodwin & Alan P. Ker, 1998. "Nonparametric Estimation of Crop Yield Distributions: Implications for Rating Group-Risk Crop Insurance Contracts," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 80(1), pages 139-153.
  26. Alan Ker, 1997. "Tariffication and the Canadian Chicken Industry in the Uruguay Round Agreement," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 45(2), pages 111-122, July.
  27. Larue, Bruno & Ker, Alan, 1993. "World Price Variability versus Protectionism in Agriculture: A Causality Analysis," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 75(2), pages 342-346, May.
  28. Bruno Larue & Alan Ker & Lorrie Mackinnon, 1991. "The demand for wine in ontario and the phasing-out of discriminatory mark-ups," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 7(5), pages 475-488.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 6 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2007-04-09 2013-07-05 2013-07-05
  2. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (2) 2007-04-09 2013-07-05
  3. NEP-ECM: Econometrics (1) 2015-08-01
  4. NEP-FOR: Forecasting (1) 2013-07-05
  5. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2015-08-01
  6. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2007-04-09
  7. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2011-11-07

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