Demand for Optional Units in Crop Insurance
This article demonstrates the importance of temporal-spatial yield, acreage and price risk apart from price in addressing the importance of optional unit provision in Federal crop insurance program. Specifically, based on 1998 U.S. cotton producers data, the demand for optional versus basic unit is examined using binomial logit model.
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- Shaik, Saleem & Atwood, Joseph A., 2002. "Optional Unit Policy In Crop Insurance," 2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA 19741, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
- Keith H. Coble & Thomas O. Knight & Rulon D. Pope & Jeffery R. Williams, 1997. "An Expected-Indemnity Approach to the Measurement of Moral Hazard in Crop Insurance," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 79(1), pages 216-226.
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