ECONOMIC COSTS OF DROUGHT AND RICE FARMERS’ RISK COPING MECHANISMS: A CROSS COUNTRY COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

The economic costs of drought and rice farmers' coping mechanisms are analyzed using time series and farm survey data from China, India and Thailand. The economic cost was estimated to be 2-6% of the value of output. Farmers' coping mechanisms were found to be inadequate in preventing consumption shortfall.


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Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/19966
Total Pages:
26
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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