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Working Papers from 2010

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Testing institutional arrangements via agent-based modeling: a U.S. electricity market example, Hongyan Li, Junjie Sun, and Leigh Tesfatsion

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ISO Net Surplus Collection and Allocation in Wholesale Power Markets Under LMP, Hongyan Li and Leigh Tesfatsion

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A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Technical Barriers to Trade, Yuan Li and John Beghin

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Quality certification by geographical indications, trademarks and firm reputation, Luisa Menapace and GianCarlo Moschini

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Taxing sweets: sweetener input tax or final consumption tax?, Zhen Miao, John C. Beghin, and Helen H. Jensen

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An economic breakeven model of cellulosic feedstock production and ethanol conversion with implied carbon pricing, John Miranowski and Alicia Rosburg

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Competition issues in the seed industry and the role of intellectual property, GianCarlo Moschini

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Characterizing stability properties in games with strategic substitutes, Sunanda Roy and Tarun Sabarwal

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Carbon leakage: the role of sequential policy setting, Shiva Sikdar and Harvey E. Lapan

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Demand for crop insurance by organic corn and soybean farmers in three major producing states, Ariel Singerman, Chad E. Hart, and Sergio H. Lence

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Organic crop prices, or 2x conventional ones?, Ariel Singerman, Sergio H. Lence, and Amanda Kimble-Evans

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DC Optimal Power Flow Formulation and Solution Using QuadProgJ, Junjie Sun and Leigh Tesfatsion

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A Coase Theorem based on a new concept of the core, Charles Zhoucheng Zheng

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Debt- versus equity-financing in auction designs, Charles Zhoucheng Zheng

Working Papers from 2009

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Firing cost and firm size: a study of Sri Lanka's severance pay system, Babatunde Abidoye, Peter F. Orazem, and Milan Vodopivec

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A return of the threshing ring? Motivations, benefits and challenges of machinery and labor sharing arrangements, Georgeanne M. Artz, Gregory J. Colson, and Roger Ginder

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How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm: which Land Grant graduates live in rural areas?, Georgeanne M. Artz and Li Yu

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Choosing to keep up with the Joneses and income inequality, Richard C. Barnett, Joydeep Bhattacharya, and Helle Bunzel

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Patience cycles, Richard C. Barnett, Joydeep Bhattacharya, and Mikko Puhakka

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Hierarchy of players in swap robust voting games, Monisankar Bishnu and Sonali Roy

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Comments to USDA on Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program, Mark A. Edelman

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Community issues and the bioeconomy transition: moving independence from imported oil and climate change up the local policy agenda, Mark A. Edelman

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Indirect land use: the folly of over-indulgent environmentalism?, Mark A. Edelman

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Cooperatives: a competitive yardstick for health care, Mark A. Edelman and John R. Dunn

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The Impact of the National School Lunch Program on Child Health: A Nonparametric Bounds Analysis, Craig Gundersen, Brent Kreider, and John Pepper

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Does information change behavior?, Wallace E. Huffman

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Investing in people for the 21st century, Wallace E. Huffman

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Measuring public agricultural research capital and its contribution to state agricultural productivity, Wallace E. Huffman

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Technology and innovation in world agriculture: prospects for 2010-2019, Wallace E. Huffman

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Ag bankers -- today and tomorrow, Robert W. Jolly and Michael Gaul

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After they graduate: an overview of the Iowa State University alumni survey, Robert W. Jolly, Li Yu, and Peter F. Orazem

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Identification of Expected Outcomes in a Data Error Mixing Model with Multiplicative Mean Independence, Brent Kreider and John V. Pepper

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Unit vs. ad valorem taxes in multi-product Cournot oligopoly, Harvey E. Lapan and David A. Hennessy

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Biofuels policies and welfare: is the stick of mandates better than the carrot of subsidies?, Harvey E. Lapan and GianCarlo Moschini

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Consumer preferences for country-of-origin, geographical indication, and protected designation of origin labels, Luisa Menapace, Gregory J. Colson, Carola Grebitus, and Maria Facendola

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Fishing behavior across space and time, Luc Pierre Veyssiere and Quinn Weninger

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Migration and rural entrepreneurship, Li Yu and Georgeanne M. Artz

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Firm entry, firm exit, and urban-biased growth, Li Yu, Robert W. Jolly, and Peter F. Orazem

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Stopping start-ups: how the business cycle affects entrepreneurship, Li Yu, Peter F. Orazem, and Robert W. Jolly

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Why do rural firms live longer?, Li Yu, Peter Orazem, and Robert W. Jolly

Working Papers from 2008

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Optimal monetary policy rules under persistent shocks, Joydeep Bhattacharya and Rajesh Singh

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Meat slaughter and processing plants' traceability levels: evidence from Iowa, Harun Bulut and John D. Lawrence

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Rural immigrant population growth, 1950-2000: waves or ripples?, Andrew Dust, Peter F. Orazem, and Darin Wohlgemuth

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An axiomatization of the multigroup Atkinson segregation indices, David M. Frankel and Oscar Volij

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Rising food and energy prices: projections for labor markets 2008-18 and beyond, Wallace E. Huffman

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Promotion with and without learning: effects on student enrollment and dropout behavior, Elizabeth M. King, Peter F. Orazem, and Elizabeth M. Paterno

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High School Employment, School Performance, and College Entry, Chanyoung Lee and Peter F. Orazem

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If Johnny can't work, can Johnny read better?: child labor laws, labor supply and schooling outcomes, Chanyoung Lee and Peter F. Orazem

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Optimal banking sector recapitalization, P. Marcelo Oviedo and Shiva Sikdar

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International business cycles with multiple-input investment technologies, P. Marcelo Oviedo and Rajesh Singh

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Bio-economies of scope and the discard problem in multiple species fisheries, Rajesh Singh and Quinn Weninger

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Individual fishing quotas in the eastern Gulf of Mexico grouper fishery: fleet restructuring, effort reduction and cost savings, Quinn Weninger

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Interactive blocking in Arrow-Debreu economies, Siyang Xiong and Charles Zhoucheng Zheng

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Firm Size, Technical Change And Wages In The Pork Sector, 1990 -2005, Li Yu, Terry M. Hurley, James B. Kliebenstein, and Peter F. Orazem

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Firm entry and exit in Iowa, 1992 - 2004, Li Yu, Robert W. Jolly, and Peter F. Orazem

Working Papers from 2007

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Minimum consumption requirements and cycles in an overlapping generations model of money [Resurrecting Equilibria Through Cycles], Richard C. Barnett, Joydeep Bhattacharya, and Helle Bunzel

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Decoupled farm payments & the role of base updating under uncertainty, Arathi Bhaskar and John Beghin

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Why does overnight liquidity cost more than intraday liquidity?, Joydeep Bhattacharya, Joseph Haslag, and Antoine Martin

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On the usefulness of the constrained planning problem in a model of money, Joydeep Bhattacharya and Rajesh Singh

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Optimal choice of monetary instruments in an economy with real and liquidity shocks, Joydeep Bhattacharya and Rajesh Singh

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Measuring segregation, David M. Frankel and Oscar Volij

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Potential infrastructure constraints on current corn-based and future biomass based U.S. ethanol production, Roger G. Ginder

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Food Stamps and Food Insecurity: What Can Be Learned in the Presence of Non-Classical Measurement Error?, Craig Gundersen and Brent Kreider

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Demand for farm labor in the coastal fruit and salad bowl states relative to midland states: four decades of experience, Wallace E. Huffman

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Assessing the response of farm households to dairy policy reform in Israel, Ayal Kimhi and Ofir D. Rubin

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Partially Identifying Treatment Effects with an Application to Covering the Uninsured, Brent Kreider and Steven C. Hill

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Production and marketing characteristics of U.S. pork producers, 2006, John D. Lawrence and Glenn Grimes

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Captive supplies and cash market prices for fed cattle: a dynamic rational expectations model of delivery timing, John R. Schroeter

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Strategic environmental policy under free trade with transboundary pollution, Shiva Sikdar and Harvey E. Lapan

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Appendix to 'The optimal choice of monetary policy instruments in a small open economy', Rajesh Singh and Chetan Subramanian

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Technical appendix to 'Temporary stabilizations, sudden stops, and asset prices', Rajesh Singh and Chetan Subramanian

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Returns to Graduate and Professional Education: The Roles of Mathematical and Verbal Skills by Major, Moohoun Song and Peter F. Orazem

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Dynamic Testing of Wholesale Power Market Designs: An Open-Source Agent-Based Framework, Junjie Sun and Leigh Tesfatsion

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Economic benefits of management reform in the Gulf of Mexico grouper fishery: a semi-parametric analysis, Quinn Weninger

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Stochastic blocking and core convergence in nonconvex production economies, Siyang Xiong and Charles Zhoucheng Zheng

Working Papers from 2006

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Rejuveniles and growth, Richard C. Barnett and Joydeep Bhattacharya

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Optimal monetary policy and economic growth, Joydeep Bhattacharya, Joseph Haslag, and Antoine Martin

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Farm Technology and Technical Efficiency: Evidence from Four Regions in China, Zhuo Chen, Wallace Huffman, and Scott Rozelle

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How does family structure affect children's outcomes? Evidence from the civil war, David M. Frankel

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Economics of Intellectual Property Rights in Plant Materials, Wallace Huffman

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Understanding Post-War Changes in U.S. Household Production: A Full-Income Demand-System Perspective, Wallace Huffman

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The Economics of Obesity-Related Mortality Among High Income Countries, Wallace E. Huffman, Sonya K. Huffman, Abebayehu Tegene, and Kyrre Rickertsen

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Partially Identifying the Prevalence of Health Insurance Given Contaminated Sampling Response Error, Brent Kreider

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Inferring disability status from corrupt data, Brent Kreider and John Pepper

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Computer Adoption and Returns in Transition, Yemisi Kuku, Peter F. Orazem, and Rajesh Singh

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Heterogeneity of Southern Countries and Southern Intellectual Property Rights Policy, Harvey Lapan and Jeong-Eon Kim

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Grading, Minimum Quality Standards, and the Labeling of Genetically Modified Products, Giancarlo Moschini and Harvey E. Lapan

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Do market pressures induce economic efficiency?: The case of Slovenian manufacturing, 1994-2001, Peter F. Orazem and Milan Vodopivec

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Effects and Value of Verifiable Information in a Controversial Market: Evidence from Lab Auctions of Genetically Modified Food, Matthew Rousu, Wallace Huffman, Jason F. Shogren, and Abebayehu Tegene

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Equilibrium layoff as termination of a dynamic contract, Cheng Wang

Working Papers from 2005

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Measuring the Impact of Meat Packing and Processing Facilities in the Nonmetropolitan Midwest: A Difference-in-Differences Approach, Georgeanne M. Artz, Peter F. Orazem, and Daniel M. Otto

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Sub-optimality of the Friedman rule in Townsend's turnpike and stochastic relocation models of money: do finite lives and initial dates matter?, Joydeep Bhattacharya, Joseph H. Haslag, and Antoine Martin

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Public and private expenditures on health in a growth model, Joydeep Bhattacharya and Xue Qiao

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Social security and intergenerational redistribution, Joydeep Bhattacharya and Robert R. Reed

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Disability and Employment Reevaluating the Evidence in Light of Reporting Errors, Brent Kreider and John V. Pepper

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Fisheries Management with Stock Growth Uncertainty and Costly Capital Adjustment, Rajesh Singh, Quinn Weninger, and Matthew Doyle

Working Papers from 2004

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The non-monotonic relationship between seigniorage and inequality, Joydeep Bhattacharya, Helle Bunzel, and Joseph H. Haslag

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Heterogeneity, redistribution, and the Friedman rule, Joydeep Bhattacharya, Joseph H. Haslag, and Antoine Martin

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The role of money in two alternative models: When is the Friedman rule optimal, and why?, Joydeep Bhattacharya, Joseph H. Haslag, and Steven Russell

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Fixed bandwidth asymptotics in single equation models of cointegration with an application to money demand, Helle Bunzel