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Title:Regional Supply Elasticities in Uganda's Cotton Industry and the Declining Level of Cotton Output
Author:Alibaruho, George
Year:1974
Periodical:Eastern Africa Economic Review
Volume:6
Issue:2
Period:December
Pages:35-56
Language:English
Geographic term:Uganda
Subjects:cotton industry
Economics and Trade
Abstract:This paper attempts to analyse and estimate the response of the cotton farmers to the production and marketing possibilities on a regional basis against the background of the Lint Marketing Board's pricing policy. The paper attempts to overcome the limitations in the attempts to estimate supply functions in Uganda's cotton industry, made by Alesdair McBean in Export Instability and Economic Development London, 1966). In the end, the author questions whether President Amin's: 'Double Production Campaign' makes any economic sense in contemporary Uganda Bibl., notes, tables.
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