An Empirical Analysis of Alternative Export Subsidy Programs for U.S. Wheat

U S wheat exports have fallen nearly 20 percent since 1981. Major contributing factors appear to be the strong U S dollar, debt problems m many gram-Importing countries, and mandated support levels providing an umbrella under which U S competitors can produce and sell their grams US subsidies for wheat sales,abroad, either directly or by segmenting the domestic and export markets, might offset these factors This article analyzes the consequences of several export subsidy programs on US producers, consumers, and taxpayers under alternative assumptions regarding the price responsiveness of the world wheat market


Issue Date:
1986
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/149299
Published in:
Agricultural Economics Research, Volume 38, Number 1
Page range:
1-18
Total Pages:
18




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