Technical Change and Agricultural Trade: Three Examples—Sugarcane, Bananas, and Rice
In: The Technology Factor in International Trade
The purpose of this paper is to examine three cases which provide some insight into the character of international transmission of technical change and its economic impacts and implications. These cases focus on three separate commodities, sugarcane, bananas, and rice. Each case presents different facets of the international movement of technological innovation.
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