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A Review of the Arts of Supply Response Analysis

  • Colman, David R.
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    This paper classifies methods for estimating agricultural output supply responses to price into two broad categories (1) programming and (2) econometric. The latter category is further subdivided into two-stage procedures, directly estimated supply systems and directly estimated single commodity models. In Part 1 the theoretical basis of these methods is considered, while Part 2 explores their strengths, weaknesses and potentials from an empirical standpoint.

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    Article provided by Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society in its journal Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 51 (1983)
    Issue (Month): 03 (December)

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    Handle: RePEc:ags:remaae:12516
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