Nathaniel Alan Higgins

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)

355 E Street, SW

Washington, DC 20024-3221

United States

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Scholarly Papers (6)

Options for Improving Conservation Programs: Insights from Auction Theory and Economic Experiments

Amber Waves, February 2015
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Mar 2016
Daniel Hellerstein, Nathaniel Alan Higgins and Michael Roberts
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and University of Hawaii - Department of Economics
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auctions, experiments, enrollment mechanism, conservation reserve program

Options for Improving Conservation Programs: Insights from Auction Theory and Economic Experiments

Economic Research Service, Paper No. ERR 181, January 2015
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Feb 2016
Daniel Hellerstein, Nathaniel Alan Higgins and Michael Roberts
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and University of Hawaii - Department of Economics
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Conservation Reserve Program, CRP, auctions, enrollment mechanisms, bid caps, reference-price auction, quota auction

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Improving the Cost-Effectiveness of the Conservation Reserve Program: A Laboratory Study

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2019
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), University of California, Santa Cruz and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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Auctions, Conservation, Market Design, Conservation Reserve Program

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The Predictive Power of Risk Preference Measures for Farming Decisions

European Review of Agricultural Economics pp. 1–27 doi:10.1093/erae/jbs043
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Feb 2016
Daniel Hellerstein, Nathaniel Alan Higgins and John Horowitz
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
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risk preference, best management practices, farmer risk aversion, Holt–Laury risk measure

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The Farm Act's Regional Equity Provision: Impacts on Conservation Program Outcomes

USDA-ERS Economic Research Report No. 98
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Cynthia Nickerson, Marc Ribaudo and Nathaniel Alan Higgins
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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Working lands, conservation programs, 2008 Farm Act, Regional Equity Provision, program outcomes

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Conserving Spatially Explicit Benefits in Ecosystem Service Markets: Experimental Tests of Network Bonuses and Spatial Targeting

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1–21 (Jan 2016); doi: 10.1093/ajae/aav061
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
University of Delaware - Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), University of Delaware - Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, University of Delaware - College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Agglomeration, contiguity, ecosystem service markets, experimental economics, network bonuses, reverse auctions, spatial targeting

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The Effective Use of Limited Information: Do Bid Maximums Reduce Procurement Costs in Asymmetric Auctions

Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 39/2 (April 2010) 288-304
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Feb 2016
Daniel Hellerstein and Nathaniel Alan Higgins
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Resource and Rural Economics Division and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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conservation auctions, Conservation Reserve Program, CRP, bid caps, experimental economics