In response to the Project Advisory Committee's inquiries, this note examines the consistency of using outputs from the National Inter-regional Agricultural Projection model (NIRAP) as inputs to the CARD/RCA linear programming model. To examine this, the paper first addresses the output that the CARD/RCA model is scheduled to use from NIRAP and then examines the consistency of assumptions between these two models. Finally, the consistency between NIRAP's projected values and the LP's projected values will be examined.
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English, Burton C. and Huang, Wen-yuan, "NIRAP and the CARD/RCA Model: Linkages and Assumptions" (1984). CARD Working Papers. 22.