ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF A HOG SLAUGHTER PLANT CLOSING: THE THORN APPLE VALLEY CASE

In 1998, Thorn Apple Valley ceased slaughter operations at its Detroit, Michigan plant, the state's only major hog packing facility. We examine the plant closing's local impact via an investigation of whether prices received by Michigan hog producers decreased relative to hog prices in the Eastern Corn Belt.


Issue Date:
2000
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/11658
Total Pages:
13
Series Statement:
Staff Paper 2000-27




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