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The incidence of U.S. agricultural subsidies on farmland rental rates
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
This paper identifies the effect of agricultural subsidies on farmland rental rates in the United States. Rental agreements are primarily between farmers and non-farmer landlords, but no evidence exists concerning the ...
Essays on U.S. agricultural policy : subsidies, crop insurance, and environmental auctions
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
This thesis investigates the unintended consequences of government policy, specifically policy meant to benefit agricultural producers. The first chapter asks how agricultural subsidies affect farmland rental rates. Chapter ...