Size and Distribution of Market Benefits From Adopting Biotech Crops
By Gregory K. Price, William Lin, JosÚ B. Falck-Zepeda, and Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo
Technical Bulletin No. (TB-1906) 44 pp,
This study estimates the size and distribution of benefits from adopting Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton, herbicide-tolerant cotton, and herbicide-tolerant soybeans in 1997. The stakeholders considered are U.S. farmers, U.S. consumers, biotechnology developers, germplasm suppliers, and producers and consumers in the rest of the world.
Keywords: Bt cotton, herbicide-tolerant cotton, herbicide-tolerant soybeans, agricultural biotechnology, market benefits, stakeholders, distribution of benefits, ERS, USDA
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- Abstract, Acknowledgments, Contents, 62 kb
- Summary, 52 kb
- Introduction, 68 kb
- Previous Related Studies, 68 kb
- Theoretical Framework, 187 kb
- Farm-Level Effects on Crop Yields and Pest Control Costs, 702kb
- Estimating the Size and Distribution of Market Benefits, 165 kb
- Sensitivity Analysis, 86 kb
- Conclusions, 45 kb
- References, 54 kb
- Appendix A: Empirical Model for Measuring the Changes in
Economic Surpluses, 51 kb
- Appendix B: Differences in Estimated Surplus Changes for Herbicide-Tolerant Soybeans Due to Different Analytical Frameworks, 57 kb
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Updated date: November 7, 2003