Public Funding of Foreign Market Development Programs

In the 1980s, after some fifteen years of relatively fiat spending in real terms, the federal government increased expenditures for non-price export promotion of agricultural commodities eleven-fold. This paper provides a brief history of government programs designed to expand agricultural exports, the economic rationale for public involvement in these activities, and the critical issues surrounding program evaluation.


Issue Date:
Jan 01 1995
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/265957
Language:
English
Total Pages:
14




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