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dc.creatorFrank, Stuart D.en_US
dc.creatorHenderson, Dennis R.en_US
dc.creatorIrwin, Scott H.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-26T12:08:28Z
dc.date.available2015-03-26T12:08:28Z
dc.date.issued1987-07en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1811/65895
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines the effects of agricultural policy upon the first three moments (mean, variance, and skewness) of aggregate farm income distributions. For the income variables examined, the program period distributions were positively skewed relative to the nonprogram period. However, it appears that the significant impact of the programs on risk reduction encourages the asset and product markets to shift the distribution of total returns toward asset appreciation rather than income enhancement.en_US
dc.format.extentPages: 13en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherOhio State University. Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economicsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesOhio State University. Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. ESO (Economics and Sociology Occasional Paper). No. 1349en_US
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dc.titleU.S. Agricultural Policy Effectiveness: An Analysis of Income and Capital Gain Returns Impactsen_US
dc.typeTexten_US
dc.type.genreWorking Paperen_US


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