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The Pending 2008 U.S. Farm Bill in Perspective
(Virginia Tech, 2008-01)
This paper examines the issues facing U.S. farm policy in 2007 and beyond in an historical context. Reforms of the main commodity programs along a cash-out and decoupling path peaked when prices were high in 1995-96. Recent ...
The United States WTO Complaint on China’s Agricultural Domestic Support: Preliminary Observations
(Virginia Tech, 2017-01-26)
This note provides some preliminary observations on the complaint initiated in September 2016 by the United States about China’s agricultural domestic support under the rules for dispute settlement of the World Trade ...
Farm Policy Reform in the United States: Past Progress and Future Evolution
(Virginia Tech, 2007-10-29)
This chapter examines the issues facing U.S. farm policy in 2007 and beyond in an historical context. Reforms of the main commodity programs along a cash-out and decoupling path peaked when prices were high in 1995-96. ...
Cost and Benefit Analysis of Possible Philippine Participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-04)
The objective of this presentation was to quantify the effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on trade, especially in terms of Philippine participation.
The Challenge Of Increasing Global Trade: How To Address Linkages And Barriers
(Virginia Tech, 2008-02-22)
Two specific cases of trade regulation are examined in this presentation. In the case of avocados from Mexico, the U.S. market has been opened following more than a decade of related rule making. Substantial imports now ...
A Modeling Framework for Evaluating Economic Impacts of APHIS Import Regulations
(Virginia Tech, 2012-09-27)
This presentation covers economics in regulatory decision making, a model framework, and a case study of the American beef market.
Political Economy Of The 2014 Farm Bill
(Oxford University Press, 2015-06-11)
This article assesses the political economy of the 2014 U.S. farm bill, with a focus on the farm support safety net. The farm bill secured substantial bipartisan majorities in a politically contentious Congress. Planned ...
Technical Barriers Affecting Agricultural Exports from China: The Case of Fresh Apples
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2007-12)
This report addresses technical barriers that limit the agricultural trade of China in the case of phytosanitary barriers to fresh apple exports. Apple production in China has increased substantially in recent years and ...
The Importance of Technical Barriers to Agri-Food Trade: Evidence from the TBT Specific Trade Concerns Raised at the WTO
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2019-06-15)
This Working Paper distinguishes between 212 specific trade concerns (STCs) related to regulatory measures affecting trade of agri-food products and 336 concerning other products. These STCs were discussed at the WTO during ...
Preliminary Report: Potential Economic Effects of the Reduction in Agricultural and Nonagricultural Trade Barriers in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2016-10)
The objective of this paper is to provide an assessment of the potential economic effects in the U.S. and EU28 of reducing the trade barriers between the two economies¹. A global computable general equilibrium (CGE) model ...