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Title: MEASURING THE SUPPLY RESPONSE FUNCTION OF TOBACCO IN ZIMBABWE
Authors: Leaver, Rosemary
Issue Date: 2003
Series/Report no.: 41st Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa, CSIR conference centre, Pretoria, 2 October 2003.
Abstract: This paper presents an estimate of the price elasticity of supply for tobacco output in Zimbabwe using an adapted Nerlovian model. The results indicate a short-run elasticity of +0.34 and a long-run elasticity of +0.81, suggesting that tobacco farmers are highly unresponsive to price changes. These estimates are similar to those obtained for tobacco in supply response studies conducted in other developing African countries.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/19079
Institution/Association: Agricultural Economic Association of South Africa (AEASA)>2003 Annual Conference, October 2-3, 2003, Pretoria, South Africa
Total Pages: 13
Language: English
Collections:2003 Annual Conference, October 2-3, 2003, Pretoria, South Africa

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