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Coping with risk in agriculture

Author: J B Hardaker; Ruud B M Huirne; Jock R Anderson
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY, USA : CAB International, ©1997.
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The aim of this book is to introduce the nature of agriculture decision-making under uncertainty, the concept of rational choice and its foundations in theories of probability and risk preference. It also describes methods for the analysis of risky decisions that can be used in agriculture and the preparation of plans for risk management. Including numerous practical examples, the book is aimed at senior  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hardaker, J.B.
Coping with risk in agriculture.
Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY, USA : CAB International, ©1997
(OCoLC)903637482
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J B Hardaker; Ruud B M Huirne; Jock R Anderson
ISBN: 085199119X 9780851991191
OCLC Number: 36841348
Description: xi, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1: Introduction to risk in agriculture2: An outline of decision analysis3: Measuring uncertainty with subjective probabilities4: Making better probability judgements5: Attitudes to risky consequences6: Integrating beliefs and preferences for decision analysis7: Decision analysis with preferences unknown8: Decision analysis with multiple objectives9: Accounting for risk in programming models for whole-farm planning10: Risky farm decision making and time11: Strategies farmers can use to manage risk12: Risk considerations in agricultural policy making and planning
Responsibility: J. Brian Hardaker, Ruud B.M. Huirne, and Jock R. Anderson.
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