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Options for Improving Conservation Programs: Insights from Auction Theory and Economic Experiments
Daniel Hellerstein (au); Nathaniel Higgins (au); Michael Roberts (au)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) spends over $5 billion per year on conservation programs, mostly on voluntary programs that give financial assistance to farmers and landowners to provide environmental services (such as implementing nutrient management programs or planting native grasses). Since most programs cannot fund all interested parties, programs must use some mechanism to select applicants. One option is to elicit offers through an auction. This report addresses the use of auctions in conservation programs. It considers how information in the hands of Government officials and rural landowners affects the auctionäó»s performance, and how auction design can reduce government expenditures or encourage landowners to provide greater environmental services. Figures and tables. This is a print on demand report.
It’s Never Too Late to Get Rich: Secrets of Building a Nest Egg at Any Age
Around the American Table: Treasured Recipes & Food Traditions from the American Cookery Collections of the New York Public Library
Secret War in Shanghai: An Untold Story of Espionage, Intrigue, & Treason
Reading from the Heart: Women, Literature & the Search for True Love
Behavior & Learning of Animal Babies
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