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Fighting over oil: Introducing a new dataset

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2007

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Lujala, P., Rød, J.K., and Thieme, N., 2007, Fighting over oil: Introducing a new dataset: Conflict Management and Peace Science, v. 24, iss. 3, p. 239-256.

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A survey of Tennessee farmers was conducted to analyze their willingness to supply switchgrass to an emerging energy market. The majority of respondents had not heard of growing switchgrass for energy production and roughly half were unsure as to whether they would be willing to grow switchgrass. For those with an opinion about whether they would grow switchgrass, a two limit Tobit model was used to ascertain the effects of various farm and producer characteristics on the share of farmland they would be willing to convert. Higher net farm income per hectare had a negative influence on share, reflecting the opportunity cost of converting land. Younger farmers with higher levels of educational attainment and off-farm incomes were willing [...]

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