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Food pricing policy and its effects in Costa Rica

By: Stewart, R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1987Subject(s): Costa Rica | Food policies | Food production | Kidney beans | Prices | Rice In: Food Policy v. 12, no. 3, p. 264-272Summary: This article describes the National Production Council of Costa Rica's pricing policies in the rice and beans markets over the period 1950-80 and quantifies the costs and benefits resulting from those policies. Changes in production and consumption brought about by the policy are estimated on a yearly basis, as are changes in the welfare of producers, consumers and society in general, and the foreign exchange bill and the CNP's revenues.
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This article describes the National Production Council of Costa Rica's pricing policies in the rice and beans markets over the period 1950-80 and quantifies the costs and benefits resulting from those policies. Changes in production and consumption brought about by the policy are estimated on a yearly basis, as are changes in the welfare of producers, consumers and society in general, and the foreign exchange bill and the CNP's revenues.

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