Positive Mathematical Programming: a Comparison of Different Specification Rules
AbstractIn this paper, the prescriptive capacity of different types of positive mathematical programming models applied to the Alentejo agricultural sector is analysed. Model results are compared for 2000 and 2004 agricultural price and subsidies scenarios, regarding optimal combination of activities. Thus, it is tested, on one hand, models capacity to reproduce Alentejo agricultural sector behaviour, and by the other hand, their response and adjustment capacities to changes in prices and in agricultural policy.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by European Association of Agricultural Economists in its series 2008 International Congress, August 26-29, 2008, Ghent, Belgium with number 44242.
Date of creation: 2008
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Positive mathematical programming; agricultural supply; Alentejo; Research Methods/ Statistical Methods;
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- NEP-ALL-2008-11-25 (All new papers)
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