E3S Web Conf.
Volume 226, 2021The 1st International Conference on Bioenergy and Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture Technology (ICoN BEAT 2019)
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|Published online||05 January 2021|
Factors that Influence Farmer’s Behavior Towards Risk
1 Department of Agribusiness, Faculty of Agriculture, Galuh University, Jl. R. E. Martadinata No.150, Ciamis 46274, Indonesia
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The research was carried out with the aim to find out the behavior of farmers towards risk and the factors that influence it. The research sample was 100 paddy farmers in flood-prone area paddy fields in Pangandaran District, West Java Province, Indonesia. Farmer’s behavior towards risk was analyzed using quadratic utility functions, while the factors that influence farmer’s behavior towards risk were analyzed using logistic regression. The results showed farmers 87 was risk neutral, while 13 farmer risk takers were farmers. Education, familys size and income significantly influence farmer’s behavior towards risk; while age, experience, land area, production risk, price risk, income risk and group did not significantly influence farmer’s behavior towards risk.
Key words: Land area / logistic regression / risk taker / quadratic utility
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