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96-WP 146


Agricultural production quotas are policy instruments that many countries have adopted as a means of transferring income from consumers to producers. Here the partial equilibrium approach of Allais and Diewert is adapted to measure the efficiency loss in the production sector due to quotas.

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This working paper was published as Fulginiti, Lilyan E. and Richard K. Perrin, "An Allais Measure of Production Sector Waste Due to Quotas," American Journal of Agricultural Economics 77 (1995) 865–874, doi:10.2307/1243809.