IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/ags/aaea08/6507.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

The Cost of Biotechnology Regulation in the Philippines

Author

Listed:
  • Bayer, Jessica C.
  • Norton, George W.
  • Falck-Zepeda, Jose Benjamin

Abstract

This paper identifies direct costs and opportunity costs of bio-safety regulation for four transgenic products in the Philippines: Bt eggplant, Bt rice, ringspot-virus resistant papaya, and virus resistant tomatoes. It finds that direct regulatory costs while significant, are generally smaller than the research costs for technology development. However, both research and regulatory costs are overshadowed by even a relatively brief delay in product release, which may occur due to unexpected regulatory delays.

Suggested Citation

  • Bayer, Jessica C. & Norton, George W. & Falck-Zepeda, Jose Benjamin, 2008. "The Cost of Biotechnology Regulation in the Philippines," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6507, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea08:6507
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://purl.umn.edu/6507
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item

    Keywords

    Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies;

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ags:aaea08:6507. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (AgEcon Search). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/aaeaaea.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.