Global Distortions to Agricultural Markets: Indicators of Trade and Welfare Impacts, 1960 to 2007
Despite recent reforms, world agricultural markets remain highly distorted by policies. Traditional indicators of those price distortions such as producer and consumer support estimates (PSEs and CSEs) can be poor guides to the policies’ economic effects.Recent theoretical literature provides scalar index numbers of trade- and welfare-reducing effects of price and trade policies which this paper builds on to develop more-satisfactory indexes that can be generated using no more than the...[Show more]
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|Source:||Review of Development Economics|
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