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Analyzing Producer Preferences for Counter-Cyclical Government Payments

  • J. Corey Miller (a1), Barry J. Barnett (a2) and Keith H. Coble (a3)


A dynamic-stochastic model is developed to evaluate preferences among alternative countercyclical payment programs for representative farms producing corn or soybeans in Iowa and cotton or soybeans in Mississippi. Countercyclical payment programs are found to not necessarily be preferred to fixed payment programs.



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Analyzing Producer Preferences for Counter-Cyclical Government Payments

  • J. Corey Miller (a1), Barry J. Barnett (a2) and Keith H. Coble (a3)


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