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Distribution of research gains in multistage production systems: further results

Holloway, G. J. (1989) Distribution of research gains in multistage production systems: further results. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 71 (2). pp. 338-343. ISSN 0002-9092

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Abstract/Summary

The "marketing" sector in Muth's single-stage model is disaggregated in to two sequential stages: "processing" and "distribution. "Comparative statics are used to derive necessary and sufficient conditions for farmers to gain from downstream research. The farm benefits are shown to depend crucially on the stage in "marketing" to which research is directed.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Agriculture, Policy and Development > Economic and Social Sciences Division > Food Economics and Marketing (FEM)
ID Code:30562
Publisher:Oxford University Press

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