Robert G. Chambers

University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics

Professor and Chair

2200 Symons Hall

College Park, MD 20742-5535

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

29

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Generalized Quadratic Revenue Functions

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Sep 2008
Robert G. Chambers, Rolf Färe, Shawna Grosskopf and Mikayel Vardanyan
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, Oregon State University - Department of Economics, Oregon State University and Oregon State University - Department of Economics
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Drought Policy: A Graphical Analysis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jul 2004
John Quiggin and Robert G. Chambers
University of Queensland - Business School and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Technological and Financial Approaches to Risk Management in Agriculture: An Integrated Approach

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jul 2004
John Quiggin and Robert G. Chambers
University of Queensland - Business School and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Dual Approaches to the Analysis of Risk Aversion

Economica, Vol. 74, No. 294, pp. 189-213, May 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Apr 2007
Robert G. Chambers and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Queensland - Business School
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The State-Contingent Approach to Production Under Uncertainty

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 153-169, June 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jul 2006
John Quiggin and Robert G. Chambers
University of Queensland - Business School and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Estimating Ex Ante Cost Functions for Stochastic Technologies

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 101, Issue 3, pp. 807-824, 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Robert G. Chambers and Teresa Serra
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Econometric cost functions, stochastic decision environments, risk, uncertainty

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Production Economics and Farm Management: A Century of Contributions

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 92, Issue 2, pp. 356-375, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Jean-Paul Chavas, Robert G. Chambers and Rulon D. Pope
University of Wisconsin, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Brigham Young University
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farm management, history, production economics

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Event-Specific Data Envelopment Models and Efficiency Analysis

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 90-106, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Jan 2011
Robert G. Chambers, A. Hailu and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, The University of Western Australia - School of Agricultural and Environment and University of Queensland - Business School
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DEA, efficiency, event-specific DEA, event-specific technology, risk, stochastic technology

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The Millennium Droughts and Australian Agricultural Productivity Performance: A Nonparametric Analysis

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 102, Issue 5, pp. 1383-1403, 2020
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2020
Robert G. Chambers, Simone Pieralli and Yu Sheng
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, Massey University and Peking University
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Agricultural TFP, Australian broadacre agriculture, Millennium Droughts, technological innovation and diffusion

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Incomplete Preferences and Equilibrium in Contingent Markets

Economica, Vol. 87, Issue 345, pp. 108-131, 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 May 2020
Robert G. Chambers
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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“Decoupled” Farm Program Payments are Really Decoupled: The Theory

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 99, Issue 3, pp. 773-782, 2017
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Robert G. Chambers and Daniel C. Voica
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Maryland
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Decoupling, uncertainty, producers, portfolio analysis

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On Marginal‐Risk Behavior

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 98, Issue 2, pp. 406-421, 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Robert G. Chambers
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Risk, uncertainty, marginal risk, probabilities

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Another Look at Pesticide Productivity and Pest Damage

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 92, Issue 5, pp. 1401-1419, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Apr 2020
Robert G. Chambers, Giannis Karagiannis and Vangelis Tzouvelekas
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Macedonia and University of Crete
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pests, pesticides, damage-control, damage measurement, productivity, supply response

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Optimal Area‐Yield Crop Insurance Reconsidered

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 85, Issue 3, pp. 590-604, 2003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Apr 2020
Jean‐Marc Bourgeon and Robert G. Chambers
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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area‐yield insurance, asymmetric information, risk aversion

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Price Stabilization and the Risk‐Averse Firm

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 85, Issue 2, pp. 336-347, 2003
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Robert G. Chambers and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Queensland - Business School
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price stabilization, duality, risk aversion, state-contingent technology

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Cost Functions and Duality for Stochastic Technologies

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 80, Issue 2, pp. 288-295, 1998
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Robert G. Chambers and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Queensland - Business School
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cost, duality, stochastic production, D240

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The Structure of Multiplant Technologies

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 80, Issue 4, pp. 839-851, 1998
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Mar 2020
Robert G. Chambers
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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duality, functional structure, multiplant, production, D240, L230

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A Nonparametric Approach to the Von Liebig‐Paris Technology

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 78, Issue 2, pp. 373-386, 1996
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Robert G. Chambers and Erik Lichtenberg
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Maryland - College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
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data envelopment analysis, fertilizer, input substitution, law of the minimum, legume cover crops, nutrient response, von Liebig hypothesis, Q160

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Decomposing Input Adjustments Under Price and Production Uncertainty

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 83, Issue 1, pp. 20-34, 2001
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Robert G. Chambers and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Queensland - Business School
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uncertainty, duality, state‐contingent technology, input use, G220, Q120

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Stop‐And‐Go Agricultural Policies

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 82, Issue 1, pp. 1-13, 2000
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Jean‐Marc Bourgeon and Robert G. Chambers
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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agricultural policy, asymmetric information, decoupled payments, public investment in research, Q180

Implementable Ramsey‐Boiteux Pricing in Agricultural and Environmental Policy

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, Issue 2, pp. 499-508, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Jean-Marc Bourgeon and Robert G. Chambers
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR Economie Publique and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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adverse selection, price discrimination, Ramsey-Boiteux pricing

Implementable Ramsey-Boiteux Pricing in Agricultural and Environmental Policy

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 499-508, May 2008
Posted: 11 Apr 2008
Jean-Marc Bourgeon and Robert G. Chambers
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR Economie Publique and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Pareto Optimal Trade in an Uncertain World: Gmos and the Precautionary Principle

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 89, Issue 2, pp. 520-532, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Robert G. Chambers and Tigran A. Melkonyan
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Nevada, Reno
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precautionary principle, Knightian uncertainty, maximin expected utility

Pareto Optimal Trade in an Uncertain World: GMOs and the Precautionary Principle

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 89, No. 2, pp. 520-532, May 2007
Posted: 26 Jul 2007
Robert G. Chambers and Tigran A. Melkonyan
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Valuing Agricultural Insurance

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 89, Issue 3, pp. 596-606, 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Robert G. Chambers
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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agricultural insurance valuation, asset pricing, portfolio selection, risk management, stochastic discount factors, stochastic production

Valuing Agricultural Insurance

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 89, No. 3, pp. 596-606, August 2007
Posted: 23 Jul 2007
Robert G. Chambers
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Output Price Subsidies in a Stochastic World

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 87, Issue 2, pp. 501-508, 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Robert G. Chambers and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Queensland - Business School
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comparative-statics, production and price uncertainty, subsidies, supermodularity

Output Price Subsidies in a Stochastic World

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 87, No. 2, pp. 501-508, May 2005
Posted: 19 Dec 2005
Robert G. Chambers and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Queensland - Business School

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comparative-statics, production and price uncertainty, subsidies, supermodularity

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Optimal Area-Yield Crop Insurance Reconsidered

Posted: 23 Sep 2003
Jean-Marc Bourgeon and Robert G. Chambers
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR Economie Publique and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics

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The State‐Contingent Properties of Stochastic Production Functions

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 84, Issue 2, pp. 513-526, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Apr 2020
Robert G. Chambers and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Queensland - Business School
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state‐contingent technology, stochastic production function, uncertainty, D240, Q110, Q120

The State-Contingent Properties of Stochastic Production Functions

Posted: 23 Nov 2002
Robert G. Chambers and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Queensland - Business School

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Optimal Producer Behavior in the Presence of Area‐Yield Crop Insurance

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 84, Issue 2, pp. 320-334, 2002
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Apr 2020
Robert G. Chambers and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Queensland - Business School
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area‐yield insurance, risk‐averse producers, state‐contingent technology, uncertainty, Q120, Q140

Optimal Producer Behavior in the Presence of Area-Yield Crop Insurance

Posted: 01 Jun 2002
Robert G. Chambers and John Quiggin
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Queensland - Business School

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Stop-and-Go Agricultural Policies

Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Jean-Marc Bourgeon and Robert G. Chambers
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR Economie Publique and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Translation Homotheticity

ECONOMIC THEORY, Abstract Volume 11 Issue 3 (1998)
Posted: 29 May 1998
Robert G. Chambers and Rolf Färe
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Oregon State University - Department of Economics

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