Impact of Technology Policy on Research in the Agricultural Input Industries

This paper tests the influence of technology policies on research expenditure of private agricultural input firms. Government research has a positive influence on private R&D; tougher pesticide regulation has a negative impact; but R&D tax credits, changes in patent laws and breakthroughs in biotechnology have no measurable impact.


Issue Date:
Jul 30 1989
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/270522
Language:
English
Total Pages:
18




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