Persistence Pays: U.S. Agricultural Productivity Growth and the Benefits from Public R&d Spending (2010)


SKU: 9781461425236
Author: Alston, Julian M Andersen, Matthew A James, Jennifer S Pardey, Philip G
Publication Date: 02/25/2012
Publisher: Springer
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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CONTEXT.- A Brief History of U.S. Agriculture.- INPUTS, OUTPUTS AND PRODUCTIVITY.- Agricultural Inputs.- Agricultural Outputs.- Agricultural Productivity Patterns.- AGRICULTURAL R&D FUNDING AND POLICIES.- Research Funding and Performance.- The Federal Role.- MODELS OF R&D AND PRODUCTIVITY.- Research Lags and Spillovers.- Models of Research and Productivity.- Econometric Estimation and Results.- Productivity Patterns and Research Benefits.- INTERPRETATION AND SYNTHESIS.- Interpretation and Assessment of Benefit-Cost Findings.- Synthesis.