Retorno Econômico dos Investimentos em P&D na Citricultura Paulista

The objective of this study was to assess the economic return from R&D investments in the citrus sector in São Paulo state, Brazil. Brazilaccounts for 80% of the total frozen concentrate orange juice (FCOJ) traded in the international market, and São Paulo state is responsible for 98% of Brazilian FCOJ exports. The Tornqüist Index Method was used to estimate the Total Factor Productivity (TFP) for the citrus industry, in order to compare the outcomes with and without citrus R&D investments. For every 1.00 Realinvested in citrus research, there is an increase of 13.00 Reaisin the values of orange production in São Paulo state.


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Issue Date:
Sep 30 2012
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/156031
Published in:
Brazilian Journal of Rural Economy and Sociology (Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural-RESR), Volume 50, Number 3
Page range:
493-502
Total Pages:
10
JEL Codes:
O31.

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