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Title:Pricing policy and the disappearing farmer's income in Uganda's cotton industry
Author:Alibaruho, George
Year:1975
Periodical:Journal of Eastern African Research and Development
Volume:5
Issue:1
Pages:55-68
Language:English
Geographic term:Uganda
Subjects:farmers
cotton
prices
cotton industry
Abstract:This paper uses two distinct approaches to assess the direction in which Marketing Board pricing policy has affected the welfare of cotton farmers, as well as the magnitude of this effect. Sections: Introduction - Income effect of marketing policy: the accounting approach - Marketing Board's stabilizing effect on producers' income: the accounting approach - Income effect of marketing policy: an analytical approach - Supply responsiveness and the output effect of the Board's interference in price determination - The resource allocation decision as prelude to changes in output - Computation of output effect from supply elasticity measures - Marketing Board's stabilizing effect on cotton farmers' income revisited - Conclusion. Bibliogr., notes, tables.
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