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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 ...
A Review of Literature on the Economics of Invasive Species
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2009-09)
There is increased demand within the regulatory processes of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a higher level of analysis that integrates pest risks with economic considerations. This paper reviews the ...
Using the Trans-log Expenditure Function to Endogenize New Market Access in Partial Equilibrium Models
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2011-08)
While Constant Elasticity of Substitution (CES) utility functions are a common choice in empirical partial and general equilibrium models because they are parsimonious in the number of model parameters, they are not well ...