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ARE at AAEA: Oscar Barriga Cabanillas: The effect of local industry competition and trade on firm productivity. Evidence from the Mexican manufacturing industry

July 31, 2018

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 Location: Exhibit Hall B South Abstract There is an increasing number of studies seeking to explain which factors stimulate economic productivity. ...

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ARE at AAEA: Marieke Fenton: 2018 AAEA Extension Competition: Benefits of Virus Screening in California Grapevines

July 31, 2018

Time: Between 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., as assigned on site, Sunday, Aug. 5 Location: Hoover/Coolidge Rooms Abstract This work follows up an evaluation of the economic benefits of screening ...

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ARE at AAEA: Matthew Gammans: Climate econometrics: Can the panel approach account for long-run adaptation?

July 31, 2018

Time: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 Location: Washington Room 4 / Research Methods in Resource, Climate Change, and Agricultural Policies Abstract While the panel data approach with fixed effects and ...

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ARE at AAEA: Jarrett Hart: Drink Beer for Science: An Experiment on Consumer Preferences for Local Craft Beer

July 31, 2018

Time: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 Location: Park Tower Suite 8222, Craft Beverages Differentiated Abstract Using an experimental approach, I measure consumers’ willingness to pay (WTP) for locally produced and ...

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ARE at AAEA: Alexandra E. Hill: The Minimum Wage and Productivity: A Case Study of California Strawberry Pickers

July 31, 2018

Time: 2:45–4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 Location: Virginia Suite A / Labor Supply, Demand, and Wages Abstract This paper investigates how the minimum wage and piece rate wages interact to ...

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ARE at AAEA: Xuemei Li: Impact of EBT Transition on WIC Participation

July 31, 2018

Time: 2:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 Location: Virginia B / Session #1062 / The Many Facets of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Abstract The WIC participation rate has been declining ...

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ARE at AAEA: Jonathan G. Malacarne: The Farmer and The Fates: Locus of Control and Investment in a Stochastic Production Process

July 31, 2018

Time: 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6 Location: Washington Room 3 Abstract This paper studies the psychological notion of locus of control from an economic perspective. Locus of control refers to ...

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ARE at AAEA: Aleksandr Michuda: Political Contributions and the Case of South African Land Reform

July 31, 2018

Time: 2:45–4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 Location: Washington Room Abstract Redistributive land reform has been used to alleviate issues of rural poverty, but its detractors have political incentives to delay ...

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ARE at AAEA: Laura Paul: Rain on the Parade: hurdles to adoption of maize with weather-contingent advantages

July 31, 2018

Time: 2:45–4:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 Location: PM Room: Wilson C Abstract Both the risk and returns from adopting drought-tolerant maize depend on exogenous weather outcomes. Subjective beliefs about the ...

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ARE at AAEA: Zach Rutledge: Immigration and Economic Performance Across the Fifty United States from 1980–2015

July 31, 2018

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 Location: Exhibit Hall B South Abstract This study analyzes the effect of immigration on economic performance in the United States using ...

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