Techniques To Measure Social Benefits And Costs In Agriculture: A Survey
AbstractDevelopment is traced of the concepts of consumer's and producer's surplus, and the uses and limitations of these concepts for public policy analysis are examined. The applications to price stabilization and policy programs are surveyed. The use of decision theory as an alternative to measurement of surplus is also examined.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in its journal Agricultural Economics Research.
Volume (Year): (1977)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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Consumer's surplus; producer's surplus; stabilization; policy analysis; decision theory; Community/Rural/Urban Development; Demand and Price Analysis; Research Methods/ Statistical Methods;
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