AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF A FOOD SECURITY COMMODITY RESERVE: COMMODITY VS. CASH
Paul Westcott (),
Linwood Hoffman (),
William W. Lin and
Stacey L. Rosen
No 21622, 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
The cost of operating the Food Security Commodity Reserve as a commodity reserve was compared with the cost of a cash reserve to purchase food aid supplies only in the period of need. Preliminary simulation results reveal the cash reserve to be less costly in almost all cases.
Keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy; Food Security and Poverty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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