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Rural business owners in Alberta are often described as independent minded entrepreneurs. The reality is that they do engage in social networking. This project focussed upon the social networks that help rural business owners access markets beyond their local area. The data were provided by the...
Positioning for Trade Liberalization: Structure of Earnings, Comparative and Competitive Advantage of Agricultural Households in the United States and CanadaDownload
Change in the earnings structure of agricultural households in North America is an important concern of policy makers in Canada and the United States. Earning structure reveals the strengths and weaknesses of households in the climate and policy change, competition and predation associated with...
Report of Discussions: Workshop on Applications of Complex Systems Science and Method to Agriculture, Rural and Environmental IssuesDownload
This workshop on complex systems has a history of several years of cooperative work by four of its members. It all started with the study leave from the University of Alberta of Peter Apedaile, at the Agricultural Systems Department of INRA in France with Steven Schilizzi. Herb Freedman and Mark...