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Impact evaluation of PROAGRO and SEAF on farmers from Paraná and Rio Grande do Sul States

Grant number: 14/03713-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2014
Effective date (End): February 29, 2016
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Economics - Agrarian and Natural Resource Economics
Acordo de Cooperação: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Vitor Augusto Ozaki
Grantee:Carlos Andres Onate Paredes
Host Institution: Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Piracicaba , SP, Brazil

Abstract

The research objective is to analyze the characteristics of two of the main tools of rural risk management on Brazil, the "Traditional" Proagro and Proagro "Mais", using quantitative methodologies of impact evaluation, and having the theoretical support of microeconomic theory of uncertainly, several concepts related to agricultural policy, crop insurance and various microeconometric methodologies applied to impact evaluation of social projects. In the proposed thesis will be use several materials such as databases, statistical software, external hard disks drive and web services, as well as bibliographical resources. It should be emphasized that the proposal has an horizon of twenty- two months, beginning in April 2014 and ending in February 2016. In this period of time is planned a six month special visit to University of Connecticut - USA, as researcher. (AU)

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PAREDES, Carlos Andres Onate. Impact evaluation of Proagro Mais: a case study. 2016. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALA/BC) Piracicaba.

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