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Some Comparative Statics for Evaluating the Performance of the US Crop Insurance Program

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  • Ramirez, Octavio
  • Shonkwiler, J. Scott

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  • Ramirez, Octavio & Shonkwiler, J. Scott, 2016. "Some Comparative Statics for Evaluating the Performance of the US Crop Insurance Program," SCC-76 Meeting, 2016, March 17-19, Pensacola, Florida 233761, SCC-76: Economics and Management of Risk in Agriculture and Natural Resources.
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    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.233761
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