The Impacts of U.S. Cotton Programs on the West and Central African Countries Cotton Export Earnings
AbstractThis study uses a stochastic simulation approach based on a partial equilibrium structural econometric model of the world fiber market to examine the effects of a removal of U.S. cotton programs on the world market. The effects on world cotton prices and African export earnings were analyzed. The results suggest that on average an elimination of U.S. cotton programs would lead to a marginal increase in the world cotton prices thus resulting in minimal gain for cotton exporting countries in Africa.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Greek Association of Agricultural Economists in its journal Agricultural Economics Review.
Volume (Year): 06 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
Stochastic simulation; partial equilibrium model; United States; Africa; cotton subsidies; export earnings; Crop Production/Industries; International Relations/Trade;
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- Fadiga, Mohamadou L. & Mohanty, Samarendu & Pan, Suwen, 2004. "The Impacts Of U.S. Cotton Programs On The West And Central African Countries Cotton Export Earnings," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 20312, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
- Q11 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Aggregate Supply and Demand Analysis; Prices
- Q17 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agriculture in International Trade
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