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Time Preferences of Ghanaian Cocoa Farmers
Thesis title in Czech: Časové preference u ghanských pěstitelů kakaa
Thesis title in English: Time Preferences of Ghanaian Cocoa Farmers
Key words: Přijetí technologie, časové preference, mikropůjčka, rozvojové ekonomiky, pěstování kakaa
English key words: Technology adoption, time preferences, microcredit, developing economies, cocoa cultivation
Academic year of topic announcement: 2013/2014
Thesis type: diploma thesis
Thesis language: angličtina
Department: Institute of Economic Studies (23-IES)
Supervisor: doc. Petr Janský, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Author: hidden - assigned by the advisor
Date of registration: 18.06.2014
Date of assignment: 18.06.2014
Date and time of defence: 10.02.2016 00:00
Venue of defence: IES
Date of electronic submission:04.01.2016
Date of proceeded defence: 10.02.2016
Opponents: doc. PhDr. Michal Bauer, Ph.D.
 
 
 
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References
Anděl, Jiří. Základy matematické statistiky. Matfyzpress, 2007.
Bauer, M., J. Chytilová, and J. Morduch. 2008. Behavioral foundations of microcredit: Experimental and survey evidence from rural India. Financial Access Initiative Research Paper.
Cocoa Abrabopa Association. 2009. Development and challenges of the cocoa abrabopa association.
Duflo, Esther, Michael Kremer, and Jonathan Robinson. How high are rates of return to fertilizer? Evidence from field experiments in Kenya. The American economic review (2008): 482-488.
Foster, A.D. & Rosenzweig, M.R., 2010. Microeconomics of Technology Adoption. Working Papers.
Greene, William. H.(1997): Econometric Analysis.
Zeitlin, A. 2011. Understanding heterogeneity: Risk and learning in the adoption of agricultural technologies
Preliminary scope of work
Představí ghanský trh s kakaem, výzkum Ghana Cocoa Farmers' Survey a neziskovou organizaci s názvem Cocoa Abrabopa Association.
Shrne relevantní literaturu.
Představí motivaci k hypotézám o časových preferencích a přijetí nové technologie.
Použije logit model a další relevantní statistické testy k analýze vztahu mezi aktuální a budoucí subjektivní diskontní mírou a přijímáním nových technologií.
Preliminary scope of work in English
Introduces Ghanaian cocoa market, cocoa farmer's survey, and not for profit organization called Cocoa Abrabopa Association.
Provides an overview of existing literature.
Motivates the hypotheses about time preferences and technology adoption.
Performs a logit model and other relevant tests to analyze dependency between current and future subjective discount rates and technology adoption decision.
 
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