publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 1994

DESIGNING GREEN SUPPORT: INCENTIVE COMPATIBILITY AND THE COMMODITY PROGRAMS

Runge, C. Ford; Runge, C. Ford;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1994
Abstract
The purpose of this brief analysis is to consider the potential points of contact between a program of "green support" and the existing commodity programs in U.S. agriculture. These points of contact may take the form of conflict, complementarity, or neutrality. We shall assume initially that green support is "added" to the programs as they exist in 1994. Five main commodity program areas are considered: A. Deficiency payments resulting from the loan rate/target price structure B. Acreage reduction programs (ARPs) operating in conjunction with A. C. Conservation compliance, sodbuster and swampbuster programs D. Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and the Wetland ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy, Environmental Economics and Policy,, Agricultural and Food Policy, Environmental Economics and Policy

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