NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Understanding Productivity Growth in Agriculture

Wolfram Schlenker, editor

Conference held May 11-12, 2017
Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press


The following chapters are preliminary drafts unless otherwise noted. They have not yet been subjected to the formal review process of the NBER. This page will be updated as individual chapters are revised.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Wolfram Schlenker (bibliographic info)
1. Heterogeneous Yield Impacts from Adoption of Genetically Engineered Corn and the Importance of Controlling for Weather: Jayson L. Lusk, Jesse Tack, Nathan P. Hendricks (bibliographic info) (download) version of August 31, 2017 (Working Paper version)
2. Farming Under Weather Risk: Adaptation, Moral Hazard, and Selection on Moral Hazard: Hsing-Hsiang Huang, Michael R. Moore (bibliographic info) (download) version of September 18, 2017
3. Estimating the Impact of Crop Diversity on Agricultural Productivity in South Africa: Cecilia Bellora, √Člodie Blanc, Jean-Marc Bourgeon, Eric Strobl (bibliographic info) (download) version of September 15, 2017 (Working Paper version)
4. Crop Disease and Agricultural Productivity: Christine L. Carroll, Colin A. Carter, Rachael E. Goodhue, C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell (bibliographic info) (download) version of August 16, 2017 (Working Paper version)
5. Impacts of Climate Change and Extreme Weather on U.S. Agricultural Productivity: Evidence and Projection: Sun Ling Wang, Eldon Ball, Richard Nehring, Ryan Williams, Truong Chau (bibliographic info) (download) version of September 5, 2017 (Working Paper version)
6. Agricultural Trade Reform, Reallocation and Technical Change: Evidence from the Canadian Prairies: Mark Brown, Shon M. Ferguson, Crina Viju (bibliographic info) (download) version of September 15, 2017 (Working Paper version)
7. Electricity Prices, Groundwater and Agriculture: The Environmental and Agricultural Impacts of Electricity Subsidies in India: Reena Badiani, Katrina Jessoe (bibliographic info) (download) version of August 31, 2017
8. Willingness to Pay for Low Water Footprint Foods during Drought: Hannah Krovetz, Rebecca Taylor, Sofia B. Villas-Boas (bibliographic info) (download) version of August 17, 2017 (Working Paper version)
 
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