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 focuses on the demand for meat and the market vulnerabilities that apply to four selected Asian markets that are of potential importance to meat exporters. The markets identified for this purpose are Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, and Singapore. An initial overview of market prospects...
The competitive landscape in retailing has changed over the past decade. Moreover, the degree of product differentiation has been increasing: households are able to choose between an increasing number of store brands and national brands of similar products. The value added meat market is no...
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 overall purpose of our research was to improve the understanding of consumer perceptions towards the consumption of alternative meats, notably bison, elk and lamb. More specifically, the objectives were to: 1) Document the attitude and purchasing choices for three alternative meats which are...
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...
Monte Carlo simulation was used to examine the on-farm economics from adoption of Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) on four representative Alberta cropping farms. Adoption of shelterbelts, buffer strips, residue management, and the addition of annual and perennial forages, field peas, and...
The objectives of this study are threefold. The first is to document the origins and evolution of Article XI. The second objective is to assess the apparent economic implication of Article XI exemptions and GATT panel decisions regarding the Article for Canadian agriculture, specifically for...
Canadian Chicken Industry: Consumer Preferences, Industry Structure and Producer Benefits from Investment in Research and AdvertisingDownload
The Canadian chicken industry has operated under supply management since the mid-1970s. Canadian consumer preferences for chicken have grown dramatically since then possibly in response to concerns about health and the levels of fat and cholesterol in red meats. However Canadian consumers are...
The Canadian dairy industry faces a changing market environment as processors react to apparent shifts in consumers' preferences, consumers react to an altered mix of products on retail dairy shelves, and industry adjusts to potential pressures of competition and the challenge of new market...
The demand for meat in Canada is examined in a manner similar to that employed in previous work. The current effort differs from previous studies in two important ways. First, beef demand is disaggregated into ground beef and table-cut beef. This is an attempt to allow a more detailed...