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Distributional Effects Of U.S. Farm Commodity Programs: Accounting For Farm And Non-Farm Households

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  • Hanson, Kenneth
  • Somwaru, Agapi

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Using a highly disaggregated U.S. Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model, we analyze the distributional impacts from the commodity programs governed by the 2002 Farm Act on U.S. farm and non-farm households. The farm household impacts occur through program effects on household income, farm sector output and commodity prices. Non-farm household impacts occur through taxes and the cost of food.

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Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada with number 21944.

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Keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy;

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  1. Hopkins, Jeffrey W. & Hanson, Kenneth & Somwaru, Agapi & Burfisher, Mary E., 2003. "Allocation Effects of Policy Reform: A Micro-Simulation of Macro-Model Results for the United States," Policy Reform and Adjustment Workshop, October 23-25, 2003, Imperial College London, Wye Campus 15750, International Agricultural Policy Reform and Adjustment Project (IAPRAP).

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