Comparative Advantage and Government Price Intervention Policies in Forestry
AbstractThe export log ban would have the same effect as imposing an export tax. Similar to the quota system, a complete log ban on exports raises no revenue and only by accident would it accomplish the right output limitation. These are few among the many observations that this paper professes. It also notes a strong comparative advantage in producing logs and processing them for exports.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Philippine Institute for Development Studies in its series Working Papers with number WP 1983-05.
Date of creation: 1983
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forestry sector; price intervention; comparative advantage;
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- Tumaneng-Diete, T. & Ferguson, Ian S. & MacLaren, Donald, 2005. "Log export restrictions and trade policies in the Philippines: bane or blessing to sustainable forest management?," Forest Policy and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 187-198, February.
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