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Supply Management and Price Ceilings on Production Quota Values: Future or Folly?


  • Cairns, Alexander P.
  • Meilke, Karl D.
  • Bennett, Nicholas


This paper examines and contrasts two policies instituted by the Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) in reaction to the escalation of production quota values on the provincial quota exchange, which regulates the transfer of dairy production quota among producers in the province of Ontario.

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  • Cairns, Alexander P. & Meilke, Karl D. & Bennett, Nicholas, 2010. "Supply Management and Price Ceilings on Production Quota Values: Future or Folly?," Annual Meeting, 2010, Denver Colorado, July 25-27 61524, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:caes10:61524
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.61524

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    1. William B.P. Robson & Colin Busby, 2010. "Freeing up Food: The Ongoing Cost, and Potential Reform, of Supply Management," C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 128, April.
    2. Barichello, Richard R. & Cunningham-Dunlop, Catherine, 1987. "Quota Allocation and Transfer Schemes in Canada," Working Papers 243881, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
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