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- 49Adamowicz, Wiktor
- 34Unterschultz, Jim
- 29Veeman, Michele M.
- 24Boxall, Peter C.
- 23University of Alberta. Dept. of Rural Economy
- 17Jeffrey, Scott
- 37Canada, Alberta
- 24Annual reports
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The annual reports collect the departmental activities for the events of each calendar year. Names of personnel, publication lists, awards, research grants, and other matters are collected here.
Due to the rapid development of private labels and their segmentation into quality levels the question arises how they have an effect on price rigidity. There is also much discussion about the impact of private label development on wholesale prices. Based on the roughly availability of...
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...
History of the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology at the University of Alberta: The First Twenty YearsDownload
This publication was specially produced for the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology's 50th Anniversary Celebration of Scholarship and Service, May 25-26, 2012. Using archival research, the early history of the Department is captured here, from its controversial beginnings...
Conservation auctions (CA) are typically employed to increase the provision of Ecological Goods and Services (EG&S) for achieving environmental goals. This paper examines the ability of a CA to meet an environmental target. Previous research on this topic used the number of contracts as a target...
Economic Analysis of Vegetative Buffer Zone Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) for a Mixed Farm Operation in the Lower Little Bow WatershedDownload
Vegetative buffers, if established around riparian areas, represent a type of beneficial management practice (BMP) that provide ecological goods and services in the form of improved water quality, improve wildlife/waterfowl habitat, etc. Establishing these buffers result in reduced area for...
Energy production is a large part of Alberta's economy, with direct impacts on rural landscapes and host communities across the province. This report provides an analysis of social impacts from alternative energy production, with a focus on biofuels, solar, geothermal and wind power technologies....
A new urgency is emerging around nuclear power development and this urgency is accentuated by the post-tsunami events at the Fukushima Daiiche nuclear power plant in Japan. This urgency extends beyond the dramatic events in Japan, however, to many other regions of the world and situations where...
Retaining Financial Capital for Rural Community Development: A Case Study of the Town of Olds, AlbertaDownload
Financial capital is an important component of rural community development and a key aspect of community resilience. Yet residents often transfer their wealth into investment vehicles such as GICs and bonds that are external to their community. This exodus of financial capital is often in...