Lee, Kyeong Ho and Bellemare, Marc F. (2012): Look who's talking: the impacts of the intrahousehold allocation of mobile phones on agricultural prices.
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Using data from the Philippines, we study the impact of mobile phones on the prices agricultural producers receive for their cash crop. We first look at the impact on price of mobile phone ownership at the household level. Because this masks a considerable amount of heterogeneity, we then look at the impact on price of the intrahousehold allocation of mobile phones. We find that whether the household owns a mobile phone has no impact on price, but whether a farmer or his spouse own a mobile phone is associated with a 5- to 7-percent increase in price.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Look who's talking: the impacts of the intrahousehold allocation of mobile phones on agricultural prices|
|Keywords:||Agriculture; Prices Agricultural Prices; Household Models; Intrahousehold Allocations|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D13 - Household Production and Intrahousehold Allocation
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture > Q13 - Agricultural Markets and Marketing; Cooperatives; Agribusiness
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O13 - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Other Primary Products
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture > Q12 - Micro Analysis of Farm Firms, Farm Households, and Farm Input Markets
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O12 - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
|Depositing User:||Marc F Bellemare|
|Date Deposited:||21. May 2012 03:02|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 19:07|
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