The plan to increase Fiji's rice production - is it worthwhile?

Prasad, Biman Chand and Narayan, Paresh Kumar 2005, The plan to increase Fiji's rice production - is it worthwhile?, Pacific economic bulletin, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 43-52.

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Title The plan to increase Fiji's rice production - is it worthwhile?
Author(s) Prasad, Biman Chand
Narayan, Paresh KumarORCID iD for Narayan, Paresh Kumar
Journal name Pacific economic bulletin
Volume number 20
Issue number 3
Start page 43
End page 52
Publisher Asia Pacific Press
Place of publication Canberra, A.C.T.
Publication date 2005
ISSN 0817-8038
Summary In a recent initiative, the Fiji government has established a revitalisation program for the rice industry, with assistance expected from the Republic of China, India and Indonesia. Using the computable general equilibrium model of the Fijian economy, the economy-wide impact of a 40 per cent increase in rice production is simulated. This analysis finds that even such a large increase in production would have an insignificant impact on Fiji's economic growth.
Language eng
Field of Research 140201 Agricultural Economics
140202 Economic Development and Growth
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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