Now showing items 11-20 of 22
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 ...
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 ...
Philippine Agricultural and Food Policies: Implications on Poverty and Income Distribution
(Virginia Tech, 2008-12)
The objective of this presentation was to examine how trade policy affects food prices and poverty in the Philippines.
Potential Fresh Apple Imports from China: A Preliminary Case Study
(Virginia Tech, 2010-02-26)
This presentation considers the benefits of and possible obstacles to fresh apple imports from China.
Review of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): What it means, where it is headed, and why it matters
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2011-09)
Between November 30 2010 and January 4 2011, the Food Drug and Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), or HR 2751, was passed through the US governing bodies, representing the first large-scale change ...
Economic Impact Analysis of the Reduction in Sugar Tariffs Under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement: The Case of the Philippine Sugar Sector
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2013-09)
The objective of this paper is to examine the potential effects on the Philippine economy as the government fulfills its sugar commitment. The paper utilizes three simulation models in the analysis: The GTAP model; a ...
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.
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 ...
Assessing the Potential Economic and Poverty Effects of the National Greening Program
(Virginia Tech, 2015-11-10)
This presentation assesses the potential economic and poverty effects of the National Greening Program in the Phillipines in 2012-2050.