WELFARE EFFECTS OF GOVERNMENT INTER VENT10N IN RICE MARKETING: CASE FOR SRI LANKA

The fertilizer subsidy, producer price supports were the key short run policies for rice production in Sri Lanka. The removal of fertilizer subsidy results in a loss of producer and consumer welfare. The gain in producer and consumer welfare due to a change in producer price support for rice would be lesser than the loss through fertilizer subsidy. The increases in the value of food stamps have no significance on rice production In the country.


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Issue Date:
Dec 31 1990
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN 0237-3539 (Other)
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/207872
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/207872
Published in:
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 13, Number 1-2
Page range:
67-79
Total Pages:
13
Series Statement:
XIII
1 & 2




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