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The influences of the Uruguay round of GATT on prices for farmers in the north-easternwheatbelt of Westem Australia were identified. A MIDAS model for the north-easternWheatbelt Was used to analyse the effect of these changes on farm profitability and onthe profit maximising enterprise mix for these farms. Limited change in the enterprisemix ts predicted as a result of GATT but significant increases in net returns areexpected.

Keywords: GATT ; MIDAS ; wheatbelt ; Western Australia

Subject(s): Agribusiness

Crop Production/Industries

Farm Management

Issue Date: 1995-02

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/171141

Total Pages: 28

Record appears in: Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) > 1995 Conference (39th), February 14-16, 1995, Perth, Australia





Author: Tubby, Cameron ; Murray-Prior, Roy ; Abadi, Amir

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/171141?ln=en







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