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The Impact of Government Policies on Philippine Sugar


  • Nelson, Gerald C.
  • Agcaoili, M.


This paper examines the impact of trade policies, such as export taxes, marketing controls, low interest rate on production and equipment loans and special minimum wages, on sugar production and trade. It also investigates the effect of government polices on domestic prices and therefore the distribution of income from sugar production and processing.

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  • Nelson, Gerald C. & Agcaoili, M., 1983. "The Impact of Government Policies on Philippine Sugar," Working Papers WP 1983-04, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:phd:wpaper:wp_1983-04

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    Cited by:

    1. Pray, Carl E., 1986. "Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer by the Private Sector in the Philippines," Reports 7524, University of Minnesota, Economic Development Center.

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    economic reform; sugar products;


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