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An economic analysis of cull cow price trends in Alabama
The objective of this study is to analyze the slaughter cow prices in Alabama from 2004 through 2018 to help cow-calf producers capture the most value for their cull cows based on historical price trends. A producer ...
Food Spending Among Low-Income Consumers: the Effects of the SNAP Cycle and Seasonality on Purchases and Produce Incentive Use
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides food assistance benefits to low-income households. Participants in SNAP face both a cyclical and seasonal struggle when it comes to maintaining enough food ...
Disinvestment: Heirs’ Property and Food Desert across the Deep South and Appalachia
(2023-05-02) ETD File Embargoed
The culture of poverty argument is popular in the United States, especially in the South. Victim-blaming masks the structural nature of the problem. While individual explanations of poverty might be popular, they fail to ...
Consumer Willingness-to-Pay for Sweet Grown Alabama Sweet Potatoes
In this study, we capture consumer willingness to pay for differently labeled and sourced sweet potatoes at Alabama farmers markets using an incentive-based experiment. Data were collected at farmers markets in four ...
Three Essays in Applied and Resource Economics
This dissertation includes three empirical essays in three chapters addressing issues related to Resource Economics, Agricultural Policy, and Recreational demand. I contribute to the literature by adopting nonlinear panel ...
Essays in Agricultural and Food Policy: Impact of Crop Insurance on Fertilizer Use, Willingness to Pay a Premium on Beef, and Estimating the Demand for Carbonated Sweetened Beverage
(2023-12-04) ETD File Embargoed
In recent years, empirical economic research has witnessed significant advancements. Simple linear regressions have evolved into different applied econometrics toolkits, which cover methods such as difference-in-difference ...