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    • Higher member heterogeneity improves cooperative performance? Evidence from cooperative unions in China 

      Huang, Bin; Schmit, Todd M; Kong, Xiangzhi (2022)
      This paper constructs a new conceptual framework around the impacts of member heterogeneity on cooperative union (federated cooperative) performance considering both a union’s capital factor structure and its service link ...
    • Ship-owner response to carbon taxes: Industry and environmental implications 

      Cariou, Pierre; Halim, Ronald A.; Rickard, Bradley J. (2022-05-10)
      We consider the effects of a maritime bunker levy on ship-owner profits, trade, and emissions. Standard and augmented gravity models are employed using data from 2016 to estimate the impact of a change in transit time ...
    • The Coming Battle of Digital Currencies 

      Cong, Lin William; Mayer, Simon (2022-03-15)
      We model the dynamic global competition among national fat currencies, cryptocurrencies, and Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) in which the strength of a country and of its currency are mutually reinforcing. The rise ...
    • The Global Inequality Boomerang 

      Kanbur, Ravi; Ortiz-Juarez, Eduardo; Sumner, Andy (2022-03-15)
      In this paper we argue that the decline in global inequality over the last decades has spurred a ‘sunshine’ narrative of falling global inequality that has been rather oversold, in the sense, we argue, it is likely to be ...
    • Engaged Learning: Mutual benefits for course instruction and Extension program delivery 

      Schmit, Todd M; Stamm, Richard; Severson, Roberta M. (2022-01-31)
      Engaged learning projects can effectively complement Extension programming goals and course learning objectives that enrich the outcomes for both components. A cooperative business management class at Cornell University ...
    • Differential Economics Impacts for Cooperative Business Structures: Am Application to Farmer-Owned Cooperatives in New York State. 

      Schmit, T.M; Tamarkin, F.C.; Seversorn, R.M. (2021-12)
      A comprehensive economic impact assessment using input-output methods is developed to account for localized spending activities and distributions of residual earning to member owners by cooperatives. The framework is ...
    • A Comparative Assessment of Resilience Measurement Approaches 

      Upton, Joanna; Tennant, Elizabeth; Florella, Kathryn J.; Barrett, Christopher B. (2021-09)
      As development and humanitarian agencies increasingly advance the objective of 'building resilience', three resilience measurement methods have come into especially widespread use: the Resilience Indicators for Measurement ...
    • Household Resilience, and Rural Food Systems: Evidence from Southern and Eastern Africa 

      Upton, Joanna; Tennant, Elizabeth; Florella, Kathryn J.; Barrett, Christopher B. (2021-09)
      Resilience offers a useful lens for studying how human well-being and the systems on which it depends can absorb and recover from a range of shocks and stressors, including events such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Looking ...
    • Food Security Dynamics in the United States, 2001-2017 

      Lee, Seungmin; Barrett, Christopher B.; Hoddinott, John F. (2021-11)
      This paper studies household food security dynamics in the United States from 2001 to 2017. We introduce a new measure, the probability of food security (PFS), the estimated probability that a household’s food expenditures ...
    • The Pro-Trade Bias of Offshoring 

      Bandyopadhyay, Subhayu; Basu, Arnab K.; Chau, Nancy H.; Mitra, Devashish (2021-09)
      Technological advance and improvements in communication technologies have facilitated the offshoring of jobs worldwide, where a typical scene following the supply chain involves developing countries importing finished ...