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The Impacts of U.S. Cotton Programs on the West and Central African Countries Cotton Export Earnings

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  • Fadiga, Mohamadou L.
  • Mohanty, Samarendu
  • Pan, Suwen

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This study uses a stochastic simulation approach based on a partial equilibrium structural econometric model of the world fiber market to examine the effects of a removal of U.S. cotton programs on the world market. The effects on world cotton prices and African export earnings were analyzed. The results suggest that on average an elimination of U.S. cotton programs would lead to a marginal increase in the world cotton prices thus resulting in minimal gain for cotton exporting countries in Africa.

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  • Fadiga, Mohamadou L. & Mohanty, Samarendu & Pan, Suwen, 2005. "The Impacts of U.S. Cotton Programs on the West and Central African Countries Cotton Export Earnings," Agricultural Economics Review, Greek Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 6(2), August.
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    1. David Guerreiro, 2010. "Une méta-analyse de l'impact des subventions sur le prix mondial du coton," Economie & Prévision, La Documentation Française, pages 111-125.

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    Keywords

    Stochastic simulation; partial equilibrium model; United States; Africa; cotton subsidies; export earnings; Crop Production/Industries; International Relations/Trade;

    JEL classification:

    • Q11 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Aggregate Supply and Demand Analysis; Prices
    • Q17 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agriculture in International Trade

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