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Risk aversion is the primary reason for farmers to use forward pricing methods to hedge against price risk. Previous international research on farmers’ forward pricing [...]
2008-03 | Journal Article |
The sugar industry is an important contributor to the South African (SA) economy, with average annual production estimated at 2.5 million tons of sugar. This study aims t [...]
2008-03 | Journal Article |
The paper presents empirical evidence of the determinants of catastrophe insurance participation in one of the poorest and most disaster prone countries in the world. In [...]
2008 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
We argue for greater recognition of the risky nature of most policy decisions. In this context we discuss the gulf between public risk perceptions and attitudes and those [...]
2008 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This paper explores the crucial linkage between societal risk perception and the survival of threatened ecosystems exhibiting non-linear stock dynamics. Formation of beli [...]
2008 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Conventional wisdom holds that rainfall variability represents a significant source of agriculture production risk. Surprisingly, there have been very few economic analys [...]
2008 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
The onus on landholders in relation to environmental performance is ever increasing. One tool for achieving environmental improvements is the design and promotion of regi [...]
2008 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This paper analyses a fisheries management strategy, marine reserves switching, in which a non-fishing area is created, removed, or rotated from one site to another accor [...]
2008 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Australian urban water utilities face a significant challenge in designing appropriate demand management and supply augmentation policies in the presence of increasing wa [...]
2008 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Risk of establishment of the freshwater climbing perch (Anabas testudineus) in mainland Queensland from the Torres Strait is high. The species is dispersed through human [...]
2008 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |

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