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Potential Benefits Of Transgenic Rice In Asia: A General Equilibrium Approach

  • Hareau, Guy Gaston
  • Norton, George W.
  • Mills, Bradford F.
  • Peterson, Everett B.

A general equilibrium model is developed to analyze the welfare effects of transgenic technologies for both the irrigated and non-irrigated rice ecosystems in Asia. Drought resistance, a technology of particular importance to unfavorable environments, is worth as much as Bt rice, a technology of primary importance to favorable environments.

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Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO with number 20334.

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Date of creation: 2004
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Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea04:20334
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