publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2003

POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF GM WHEAT ON UNITED STATES AND NORTHERN PLAINS WHEAT TRADE

Taylor, Richard D.; DeVuyst, Eric A.; Koo, Won W.; Taylor, Richard D.; DeVuyst, Eric A.; Koo, Won W.;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2003
  • Publisher: Unknown
Abstract
The potential introduction of genetically modified (GM) wheat has both supporters and opponents waging battle in the popular press and scholarly research. Supporters highlight the benefits to producers, while the opponents highlight the unknown safety factors for consumers. The topic is very important to the United States, as a large portion of the wheat production is exported overseas. Consumer groups in some countries are resisting GM wheat. This study utilizes a spatial equilibrium model to evaluate the trade impacts associated with GM wheat introduction along with several assumed post-GM adoption scenarios. Wheat is converted into protein equivalents to allo...
Subjects
free text keywords: genetically modified wheat, spatial equilibrium model, trade flows, protein equivalents, externalities, Crop Production/Industries, International Relations/Trade,, Crop Production/Industries, International Relations/Trade, genetically modified wheat, spatial equilibrium model, trade flows, protein equivalents, externalities
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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2003

POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF GM WHEAT ON UNITED STATES AND NORTHERN PLAINS WHEAT TRADE

Taylor, Richard D.; DeVuyst, Eric A.; Koo, Won W.; Taylor, Richard D.; DeVuyst, Eric A.; Koo, Won W.;