TESTING THE VIABILITY OF AREA YIELD INSURANCE FOR COTTON AND SOYBEANS IN THE SOUTHEAST

GRP is essentially a put option on the NASS estimate of the county average yield. Purchasers of GRP are exposed to geographic basis risk. This study uses farm- and county-level yield data to examine the viability of area yield insurance for cotton and soybean farms in the southeastern U.S.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/34718
Total Pages:
19
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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