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GTAP Resource #2993

"An Analysis of BSE Restrictions on Beef Imports From The United States And Canada"
by Tsigas, Marinos, John Giamalva, Nicholas Grossman and Joseph Kowalski


Abstract
This paper estimates the economic impacts of BSE-related restrictions imposed on beef imports from the United States and Canada in 2004. The analysis is based on a simulation framework which consists of a partial equilibrium (PE) model and a general equilibrium (GE) model. The PE model focuses on bilateral trade in beef products at the HS six-digit level. The GE model is an economy-wide computable general equilibrium model of bilateral trade specified at an aggregate product level. It is estimated that the long-term effects of the 2004 BSE bans were a $3.1 billion, or 84 percent decline in annual U.S. beef exports; a 6 percent decline in the supply of U.S. beef cattle; a $1.3 billion, or 9 percent decline in beef cattle sales revenue; and a $2.7 billion, or 7
percent decline in beef packing sales revenue.


Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: 2009 Conference Paper
Status: Published
By/In: Presented at the 12th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Santiago, Chile
Date: 2008
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Created: Tsigas, M. (4/10/2009)
Updated: Tsigas, M. (4/10/2009)
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- Agricultural policies
- North America


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