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Single-desk marketing: assessing the economic arguments


  • Lisa Gropp

    (Productivity Commission)

  • Tom Hallam

    (Productivity Commission)

  • Vince Manion

    (Productivity Commission)


Single-Desk Marketing: Assessing the Economic Arguments identifies the potential benefits and costs and the strengths and weakness of various arguments in favour of current single-desk arrangements. It does not attempt to quantify the costs and benefits of arrangements in any particular industry.

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  • Lisa Gropp & Tom Hallam & Vince Manion, 2002. "Single-desk marketing: assessing the economic arguments," Others 0207004, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpot:0207004
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    5. Gjolberg, Ole & Guttormsen, Atle G., 2002. "Real options in the forest: what if prices are mean-reverting?," Forest Policy and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 4(1), pages 13-20, May.
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    single-desk - marketing boards - deregulation - wheat - cotton - wine - citrus - National Competition Policy;

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    • Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics

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