Understanding the Interaction Between Cotton Ginning and Rural Economics in the Mid-South Under A Changing Cotton Environment
AbstractThis study estimates economic impact of ginning on Mid-South states applying input-output analysis to gin cost data. Results indicated that cotton ginning activity in the Mid-South generated over $258 million in direct output effects during 2007 and $438 million in total effects with a multiplier of 2.39.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2009 Annual Meeting, January 31-February 3, 2009, Atlanta, Georgia with number 46823.
Date of creation: 2009
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cotton; cotton ginning; economic impact; multiplier; Mid-South; input-output; Agribusiness; Community/Rural/Urban Development; R15;
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- R15 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Econometric and Input-Output Models; Other Methods
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- Fuller, Stephen W. & Washburn, Monty, 1974. "Application Of A Plant Location Model To An Area'S Cotton Ginning Industry," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 6(01), July.
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