Evaluation of the Influence of Agricultural Price Policy on Cotton Production in Cote-d'lvoire

In this paper the impact of the cotton pricing policy of the marketing board of Cote-d'Ivoire is investigated. A theoretical model is developed to derive the price level which maximizes revenue generated from the marketing board's cotton transactions. A dynamic cotton supply function was estimated and used to compute elasticities. The estimates indicate that farmers in the Country response to price changes and that the pricing policy of the marketing board has been consistent with an objective of generating revenue for the government.


Issue Date:
1989-03
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/172154
Published in:
Agricultural Economics: The Journal of the International Association of Agricultural Economists, Volume 03, Issue 1
Page range:
69-76
Total Pages:
8




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