Outlook for Grain and Oilseed Export Shipments from the Upper Mississippi River Basin

dc.contributor.author Babcock, Bruce
dc.contributor.author Beghin, John
dc.contributor.author Young, Robert
dc.contributor.author Westhoff, Patrick
dc.contributor.department Center for Agricultural and Rural Development
dc.date 2018-02-16T17:16:45.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T00:59:57Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T00:59:57Z
dc.date.embargo 2015-07-08
dc.date.issued 2000-08-01
dc.description.abstract <p>In response to a request by Senator Tom Harkin, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) has evaluated a number of issues related to the lock and dam system on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. One critical issue is how future demand for agricultural exports will affect the demand for river transportation services. This paper sketches a theoretical framework for economic decision-making regarding the upgrade of the lock and dam system of the Upper Mississippi River and then compares export projections underlying analyses by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) with recent projections by FAPRI and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural and Resource Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Economics
dc.title Outlook for Grain and Oilseed Export Shipments from the Upper Mississippi River Basin
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