The Stochastic Effects of a Ban on Toxaphene Use on Cotton Report as inadecuate




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A ban on toxaphene use In control of the cotton budworm bollworm would Increase the average price of cotton 8S well as Its Price instability It would decrease the level and Increase the variability of cotton Yield and production Such 8 ban would also decrease the expected value but not the veflonC8 of exports A Monte Carlo economic simulation model was used to evaluate stochastic Impacts of pesticide regulation This methodology should be applicable also In future technology Impact policy analyses

Keywords: Pesticide ; Policy ; Technology assessment ; Simulation ; Risk

Subject(s): Crop Production/Industries

Research Methods/ Statistical Methods

Issue Date: 1979-07

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/148562 Published in: Agricultural Economics Research, Volume 31, Number 3 Page range: 11-21

Total Pages: 11

Record appears in: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) > Economic Research Service > Agricultural Economics Research





Author: Weisz, Reuben N. ; Miller, Ronald R. ; Quinby, William

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/148562?ln=en







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