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- Yoo, Seung Jick, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Environmental and resource economics 2008 v.40 no.1 pp. 91-108
- agribusiness; agrochemicals; cities; environmental health; gardens; households; income; labor; males; models; national surveys; organic compounds; pesticide registration; preschool children; risk
- ... In spite of its potential health and environmental risks and contribution to agribusiness, the use of agricultural chemicals for yard care has not been well studied. In our discrete-continuous choice model, estimated with data from a national survey, a household chooses how much money, if any, to initially spend on types of agricultural chemicals and applicators and how much time to subsequently s ...