EXPORT SUBSIDIES AND SWITCHING COSTS IN AN IMPERFECTLY COMPETITIVE INTERNATIONAL WHEAT MARKET

Switching costs affect importer decisions, hence impacts of subsidies over time. Dynamic, game theoretic simulations of EU-US competition for Moroccan wheat imports suggest firms charge lower prices and governments award higher subsidies with switching costs. Policy under alternative institutional arrangements depends on the extent of switching costs, measured here econometrically.


Issue Date:
1998
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/20789
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http://purl.umn.edu/20789
Total Pages:
16
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Selected Paper




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