Incidence, Equity and Efficiency of Check-off Funded Research and Promotion Programs

Alston, Julian M., John W. Freebairn and Jennifer S. James

from ARE Update Vol. 6, No. 4, Mar/Apr, 2003

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Abstract

Commodity check-off programs will generally have implications for consumers, taxpayers, and producers of related commodities, in addition to the producers of the commodity in question. This article addresses the relevant distributional issues.

Keywords

commodity tax, check-off, benefit, distribution, consumer, producer, promotion

Citation

Alston, Julian M., John W. Freebairn and Jennifer S. James. "Incidence, Equity and Efficiency of Check-off Funded Research and Promotion Programs." ARE Update 6(4)(2003):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2003/6/4/incidence-equity-and-effi/