Project Reports (Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology)
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- 23Adamowicz, Wiktor
- 17Unterschultz, Jim
- 16Boxall, Peter C.
- 15Veeman, Michele M.
- 9Goddard, Ellen
- 9Novak, Frank
- 28Canada, Alberta
- 11Consumer behaviour
- 11International trade
- 9Risk management
- 8Canada, Saskatchewan
- 88Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Department of
- 88Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Department of/Project Reports (Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology)
- 1Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Department of/Staff Papers (Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology)
This study uses Vector Autoregressions to investigate and measure the relationship between Alberta slaughter steer prices, United States - Canada exchange rates, Texas slaughter steer prices, nearby live cattle futures prices and live animal exports to the United States (in dollars). The general...
This study was undertaken to provide some of the social values for the non-timber component of the Millar Western-NorSask Forest Management License Agreement. This study estimates the changes in the value of a recreational hunting experience as one, or a combination of several, of the following...
Pork Market Development Research Project: Market Potential for Alberta's Pork in Selected U.S. MarketsDownload
The ethnic Asian market in Washington and Oregon constitutes a sizable niche market for fresh Canadian pork. Since California possesses a large population segment that originates from Asia, the characteristics of the ethnic Asian-origin market in the northern part of the State are also of...
Assessment of the Effect of the Policy Environment on Farm Decision-Making: Aggregate Acreage Response in the Canadian Prairies Under the Western Grains Stabilization ProgramDownload
An aggregate acreage supply model for the Canadian prairie provinces is estimated under the assumption that farmers base acreage allocation decisions on the rational ex-ante expectation and variance of net per hectare revenue. In order to account directly for the effects of government...
The effects of grazing cattle in many riparian areas have greatly affected the associated landscapes over the past 50 years. The riparian areas of streams and rivers provide numerous ecological services, and it has been demonstrated that cattle grazing can disrupt this zone, negatively affecting...
This study focuses on the question of whether variations in total consumption of meat and the mix of different types of meats consumed in Canada over the past twenty-five years have been primarily due to changes in the levels of prices and consumers' income or whether structural changes in the...
Asia is the second largest market for the Canadian agri-food exports after the United States market. The competition in Asia has become more intensive in recent years as the agri-food sector in developed nations such as Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States has increasingly relied on...
Assessing Impacts of Environmental Change on Aboriginal People: An Economic Examination of Subsistence Resource Use and ValueDownload
The report describes the research design, data collection and preliminary analysis of an economic assessment on non-timber resource use by Aboriginal People in Northwest Saskatchewan. The project is designed to develop methods of valuing resource use by Aboriginal People so that these values can...
The organic industry in Canada is growing and Alberta organic grain producers have expressed a concern that the marketing system for organic grains in Alberta is poorly organized. This poorly organized system may hinder producers from optimizing market potential. This paper assesses different...
This project evaluates the impacts of the Uruguay Round Agreement (URA) on the grains sector and on other major subsectors of Canadian agriculture in a single-country general equilibrium framework. For this purpose a computable general equilibrium model of the Canadian economy that consists of...