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Agricultural Policy and Trade Reform

Potential Effects at Global, National and Household Levels

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Widespread agricultural policy reform would undoubtedly improve global economic welfare but would also produce a complex pattern of economic winners and losers. Using a combination of global, national and household level analysis, this study examines such distributional implications focusing especially on differences in policy effects among countries and between different sectoral and household constituencies within countries.  Case study summaries are included for Brazil, Italy, Malawi, Mexico, and the United States.

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United States

Global agricultural trade policy reform will lead to changing market opportunities for U.S. agriculture — stimulating demand for some commodities, but reducing demand for other U.S. products. Policy makers are often concerned about the process of adjustment, in which producers reallocate their resources in response to changing economic conditions.

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