The Texas Water Journal has published a new article in Volume 12, titled Pricing Options on Water in Texas, by Quinn McColly, Ph.D., Robert Mace, Ph.D., Philippe Tissot, Ph.D. and David Yoskowitz, Ph.D.
Water scarcity is a growing concern globally, in the U.S. and in Texas. To meet this challenge, it is important to introduce new tools to help mitigate water shortages.
According to the abstract, this paper establishes a method to price water options on agricultural water and applies that method to a cash crop in Texas.
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