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Risk attitudes of subsistence farmers in Northeast Brazil : a sampling approach (English)

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Mind experiments involving choice beween risky and sure farm alternatives were used to assess risk attitudes of samples of small farm owners and sharecroppers in Brazil. Results indicate that most subsistence farmers are risk averse, and that risk aversion...  See More +

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  • Dillon, John L.; Scandizzo, Pasquale L.;
  • 1978/08/01
  • Journal Article;
  • REP63
  • 1
  • 1
  • Brazil
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2012/01/04
  • Disclosed
  • Risk attitudes of subsistence farmers in Northeast Brazil : a sampling approach
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