The Distribution of Farm Program Benefits: An Alternative Strategy

Among criticisms of existing agricultural support programs, the issue of equity in the distribution of benefits occupies a central position. The distributional impacts across farm size under an income insurance program are analyzed and compared to current outcomes. Insurance may equalize benefit distribution and facilitate subsidy of certain farm sizes.


Issue Date:
1985-08
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/278523
Language:
English
Total Pages:
14




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