Global Challenges

Estimating the Costs of Road and Rail Freight. Road and rail neutrality and efficiency. Farm to port logistics chain

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Access Economics

The purpose of this project has been to develop a tool for assisting decision making, rather than developing policy recommendations as such. Hence, the focus of this report is on the development o...

Research in Progress - Global Competitiveness 2006-2007

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RIRDC

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Food Aid and Agricultural Trade Reform

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David Harris

There are three types of food aid: • Emergency food aid—appropriately targeted assistance to relieve human suffering when natural disasters or unusual events disrupt normal food supplies •...

Technical Issues Affecting trade in Agricultural Products

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by David Harris

The aim of this report is to provide an overview of the technical issues affecting Australian trade. It is a preliminary investigation of the non-tariff conditions attached to market access. The in...

Research in Progress - Global Competitiveness 2005-2006

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Structural Change - Agricultural liberalisation within the European Union

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A Stoeckel, CIE

One of the common misconceptions of agricultural trade liberalisation is the size of the costs and benefits stemming from the ensuing adjustment. This report finds that the costs associated with st...

Trade Policy & Developing Countries: Where to Now?

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Andy Stoeckel, Clare Saunders, Michael Monch

This study goes back to basics for the DOHA round of negotiations. The options for pursuing more liberal trade are explored.

Coping with change-farm level adjustment and policy reform

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David Harris

Agricultural structural adjustment is often portrayed as a process of decline involving farmers being forced to leave their farms. It’s a perception associated with the pressures to improve farm ...

Rural Industry Adjustment to Trade Related Policy Reform

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David Harris

This report investigates some Australian experiences of industry adjustment to policy reform. Four industry case studies are examined – dairy, citrus fruit, pig meat and rock lobsters. Each case ...

Free Trade Areas Agreements - Making them better

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A. Stoeckel et al

Australia’s agricultural prosperity depends on exports. Global trade liberalisation is crucial for Australian farmers. There are two ways of reducing agricultural trade barriers. First, the po...

Research in Progress - Global Competitiveness 2004-2005

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RIRDC

Only available for viewing or free download. This report is a hardcopy extract covering RIRDC’s Global Competitiveness Sub-program. It contains all entries from continuing and completed Global C...

Unlocking successful new rural industries – Is supply chain management the key?

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Ass. Prof Ray Collins, Dr Lilly Ann Lim-Camacho

The agricultural industries of Australia have been a cornerstone of the nation’s economy. Their economic contribution comes largely from traditional industries such as wheat, sheep, sugar and bee...

A monthly review of the 2002-03 drought

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Mark Barber

This report presents the findings of stage one of a two stage review of the impact of drought and how farmers and agriculture more generally manage extended dry periods. This report is a collection...

Industry Adjustment to Policy Reform – A case study of the Australian dairy industry

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David Harris

The Australian dairy industry has recently experienced a policy reform that involved the over-night removal of all price support mechanisms. It was an unusual event because policy changes are usual...

Agricultural Trade Policy Made Easy

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A. Stoeckel et al

Many of Australia's agricultural exports face barriers to trade through a combination of border restrictions and domestic support. Removing these barriers is a well-known problem despite the potent...

Market Access Under the Doha round

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A Stoeckel, CIE

Australia’s agriculture would be among the most dependent on export markets in the world for its continuing prosperity. But barriers to trade constrain that prosperity. The Doha round of trade t...

Food Processor/Retailer Market Power in Input Markets

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C O'Donnell, G. Griffith, J. Nightingale, R. Piggo

Considers some of the features of the grains and oilseeds sector in Australia and develops a new theoretical model of firm behaviour in this sector that accounts for these industry characteristics....