Market approval of phytosanitary active substances in Europe: An empirical duration analysis
Food Policy, 2017, vol. 68, issue C, 143-153
The aim of this paper is to analyze empirically the main determinants of delays to market approval of active substances in Europe. An interesting feature of this regulation is that it is based on both a decentralized examination by the rapporteur country and a centralized examination by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Our econometric analysis is based on standard survival and competing risks models. The data cover 393 active substances reviewed between 1993 and 2013.
Keywords: Duration model; Standard survival analysis; Competing risks models; Examination delays; Centralized review; Decentralized review (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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