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Title: The benefits and beneficiaries of “public” investment in herbicide use research and development
Authors: Crowe, Bronwyn
Lindner, Robert K.
Llewellyn, Rick S.
Authors (Email): Crowe, Bronwyn (croweb@are.uwa.edu.au)
Keywords: Research and Development
Evaluation
Herbicide
Patent
Issue Date: 2005
Abstract: Australian research and development organizations invest substantial grower and/ or taxpayer (public) funds, on the control of weeds in broad-acre cropping using herbicide. Benefits from this research are distributed between growers, consumers and the agrichemical industry depending on the patent status of the technology adopted or discarded due to the research. The size and allocation of the benefits from “public” R&D affecting on-patent and off-patent herbicide use is analysed using economic surplus techniques. The results indicate that herbicide patent status does not have important implications for “public” R&D investment decisions.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/139334
Institution/Association: Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society>2005 Conference (49th), February 9-11, Coff's Harbour, Australia
Total Pages: 14
Collections: 2005 Conference (49th), February 9-11, 2005, Coff's Harbour, Australia

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