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The demand for public-private crop insurance and government disaster relief


  • Liesivaara, Petri
  • Myyrä, Sami


Insurance premium subsidies and disaster relief payments are government actions that can help to smooth farmers’ incomes between years. In the EU crop insurance based on public-private partnership is promoted. We present an analysis based on farmers’ stated preferences with split data approach of crop insurance and disaster relief provided by the government. Results reveal that farmers’ willingness to pay for crop insurance is conditional on the prospect for government disaster relief.

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  • Liesivaara, Petri & Myyrä, Sami, 2017. "The demand for public-private crop insurance and government disaster relief," 2017 International Congress, August 28-September 1, 2017, Parma, Italy 261178, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:eaae17:261178
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.261178

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    1. Coletta, Attilio & Giampietri, Elisa & Santeramo, Fabio Gaetano & Severini, Simone & Trestini, Samuele, 2018. "A preliminary test on risk and ambiguity attitudes, and time preferences in decisions under uncertainty: towards a better explanation of participation in crop insurance schemes," MPRA Paper 95347, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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