ABSTRACT In the past, the direct payment program in the agricultural sector was concentrated on rice, and problems such as fairness with other crops, overproduction of rice, and limitations in terms of improving public function have been raised. So the Korean government promoted the...
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
ABSTRACT This study tries to develop a new type of consumer prices index by utilizing price and quantity data of food items collected daily from online grocery stores via web-scrapping, E-CPI. The E-CPI introduced in this study is developed by weighing prices by quantity sold collected for...
ABSTRACT In this study, we present how cooperatives help the elderly in the "food desert" and how it runs businesses with lower profits. We introduce a special cooperative, Dong-Rak-Jeom-Bbang (hereafter DRJB) which runs the business in a small village in South Korea. The food desert is...
Country: Korea Topic: Rural development
ABSTRACT Climate change has affected the entire world. Without exception, the impacts of climate change are becoming evident across the Korean peninsula. In order to mitigate the impacts and damage caused by climate change, in particular, the Korean agricultural sector is required to play a more...
ABSTRACT Crop insurance program becomes an important farm financial support for farm operators in Korea. Understanding behavior changes of farms in response to the participation in crop insurance program is critical to identify the ability of the policy to meet its goals. This study examines the...