FAO COMMODITY AND TRADE POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER No. 9

FAO COMMODITY AND TRADE POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
No. 9

The EU Cotton Policy Regime and the Implications of the Proposed Changes for Producer Welfare

Giannis Karagiannis
University of Macedonia, Greece
April 2004

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ABSTRACT

RÉSUMÉ

RESUMEN

1 INTRODUCTION

2 THE EU COTTON MARKET

3 THE PRESENT POLICY REGIME

3.1 Description of policy measures
3.2 Analytical framework

4 THE PROPOSED POLICY REGIME

4.1 Description of policy measures
4.2 Analytical framework
4.3 Simulation procedure
4.4 Quantitative results

5 CONCLUDING REMARKS

REFERENCES

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