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Risk Preferences and the Impact of Credit and Insurance on Farm Technology Uptake

Martine Visser, Hafsah Jumare and Kerri Brick
We use a series of credit and insurance simulation games to test the role of access to credit and insurance on magnitude and timing of farm technology uptake with small-scale farmers in South Africa. Using Cumulative Prospect Theory, we assess how insurance impacts technology uptake given risk...
Mar 2019
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The Impact of Announcing Future Punishment Opportunities in a Public Goods Game

Martine Visser, Alex Child, Jamil Moorad and Wisdom Akpalu
We explore the effects of announcements of future punishment opportunities in public goods games. Announcements can influence subject behaviour, through changing expectations, before the institution is implemented (adjustment effect) or after implementation (adaptation effect). Our results indicate...
Dec 2014
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