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Authors: Cameron, D. Lynne
Spriggs, John
Issue Date: 1991-12
Abstract: Canada's Western Grain Stabilization program is analyzed to determine the extent to which it acts as a buffer between the Canadian grains economy and the international grains economy. A dynamic stochastic simulation model is constructed to examine how Canada's Western Grain Stabilization Program modifies the transmission of: (a) domestic yield variability to the foreign grain market and (b) foreign demand variability to the domestic grains market. With respect to (a), the program was found to aggravate international uncertainty only very slightly while with respect to (b) it was found to substantially reduce domestic uncertainty.
Institution/Association: Western Journal of Agricultural Economics>Volume 16, Number 02, December 1991
Total Pages: 11
Language: English
From Page: 435
To Page: 445
Collections:Volume 16, Number 02, December 1991

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