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State trading deregulation and prairie durum wheat production

Carter, Colin A.; Ferguson, Shon M.

Sammanfattning

We estimate the impact of the 2012 removal of the Canadian Wheat Board's (CWB) single-desk on the spatial pattern of durum wheat acres in Western Canada. We analyze changes in durum seeded acres with a panel regression and Census Agricultural Region data from 2004 to 2016. Our results indicate that removal of the CWB single-desk had a significant impact on total durum production in Western Canada. In addition, we find that the spatial distribution of durum wheat acres shifted away from marginal durum-growing areas and toward drier areas, an increase in specialization that arguably improved the efficiency of resource allocation.

Publicerad i

Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics / Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie
2019, Volym: 68, nummer: 1, sidor: 107-116 Utgivare: WILEY

    UKÄ forskningsämne

    Nationalekonomi

    Publikationens identifierare

    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/cjag.12207

    Permanent länk till denna sida (URI)

    https://res.slu.se/id/publ/101966