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GTAP Resource #801

"GMOs, Endogenous knowledge spillovers and CAP policy"
by van Meijl, Hans and Frank van Tongeren

This paper aims at:

  1. Study the impact of adopting or rejecting genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in EU, with or without the Common agricultural policy (CAP)

  2. Main idea: GMO’s increase productivity in maize and soybean sectors. A ban excludes EU from these productivity gains. Spillovers dependent on social acceptance and knowledge abilities. Therefore, spillovers not perfect

  3. Contributions: development of endogenous knowledge spillovers, including social acceptance of a technology better CAP representation (EU market insulated from world market)

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Category: GTAP Application
2001 Conference Paper
Status: Published
By/In: Presented at the 4th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Purdue University, USA
Date: 2001
Created: (8/7/2001)
Updated: Bacou, M. (8/7/2001)
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