Agricultural Household Models: Genesis, Evolution, and Extensions
AbstractThis paper offers a synthesis of agricultural household modeling, its evolution and uses; presents a general yet simple agricultural household model, estimated with Mexican village data and programmed using General Algebraic Modeling System software; and uses this model to explore household-level impacts of agricultural policy changes on production and incomes under alternative rural-market scenarios. We point out limitations of household-farm models in heterogeneous rural economies and discuss how to integrate multiple household models into economy-wide models designed to overcome these limitations. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003
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agricultural household models; household-farm models; computable general equilibrium models; Mexico; NAFTA;
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