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World Scientific Publishing Company was established in 1981 with only 5 employees in a tiny office. Today, the company employs more than 200 staff at its headquarters in Singapore and 450 globally. It has offices in New Jersey, London, Geneva, Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Chennai. In about 3 decades, it has established itself as one of the leading scientific publishers in the world, and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region.

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In principle, the approach toward irrigation management in India has gradually shifted from a government-dominated, supply-side paradigm toward a user-preferred, demand-side paradigm. Yet, decisions regarding water allocation and irrigation charges do not adequately incorporate farmers' preferences and their willingness-to-pay (WTP) for improved irrigation. Since public investment on irrigatio ...

SUBJECT: irrigation management; contingent valuation method; water policy; willingness-to-pay; india

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Drought response management by utilities in the semi-arid Midwest has been less common outside of Texas than in the Western United States. In response to Oklahoma's unprecedented drought of 2012, Oklahoma City's Water Utilities Trust sought to identify the potential for targeting outdoor conservation education and other incentives such as rebates for low-flow toilets and soil moisture sensors ...

SUBJECT: logit estimation; water conservation; customer preference survey; outdoor adoption; indoor adoption

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Book Review: Living with Water Scarcity

Daniel A., Brent [june2015]

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We estimate the effect of changes in water deliveries from large projects on agricultural production. We estimate a region-scale, multi-output production model of the San Joaquin Valley of California using observed historical data. The model incorporates seven crop outputs and the labor input as functions of project water supply, groundwater pumping price, other surface water sources, wages, a ...

SUBJECT: irrigation; agricultural production; endangered species

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In this paper, we analyze water demand by urban households in Rwanda who currently lack a piped connection into their home. The analysis uses data from a cross-sectional survey. The results show that public taps are the most widely used water source and that the demand for water from this source is more inelastic than that for water from other water sources. Although some households combine di ...

SUBJECT: water demand; urban districts; full income; elasticity; rwanda

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Crop choices made by farmers can make important contributions toward the sustainable management of groundwater resources in drought prone regions. However, farmers who would tend to maximize profits under normal circumstances face a trade-off between the choices of risky but more profitable high water intensive (HWI) crops on one hand and the low risk but less profitable low water intensive (L ...

SUBJECT: water intensive crops; farmer schools; drought resilience; crop water budget; mgnrega

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