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Dec 4, 2018
New Study Discusses "An Illiquid Market in the Desert"
In northern Chile’s Antofagasta Desert, perhaps the driest region in the world, water allocation is contentious. In a study that comes out this month, we examine how markets for water rights have been regulated via trade restrictions to protect environmental and cultural amenities.
Nov 14, 2018
NCCE Conference 2018: Worskshop for Farm Business Economics
Agricultural and Resource Economics area experts gave a presentation on business economics on November 14th, 2018 at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Conference.
Nov 27, 2018
Goodwin Co-Authors "Agricultural Policy in Disarray: Reforming the US Farm Bill"
The 2018 Farm Bill, if passed, will set US farm policy for the next 5 years and cost some US $87 billion annually. Some of this spending will go toward the US farm safety net, which includes price and income support programs, conservation programs, and crop insurance.
Oct 31, 2018
Groundwater depletion, contracting costs, and the determinants of successful collective action
What can transaction costs teach us about collective action and the future of California’s groundwater management? Read this new article in the Global Water Forum by ARE faculty member Eric Edwards.