Welfare Effects of Mandatory Traceability When Firms are Heterogeneous

dc.contributor.author Pouliot, Sebastien
dc.contributor.author Pouliot, Sebastien
dc.contributor.department Economics
dc.date 2018-02-17T21:39:16.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T02:04:09Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T02:04:09Z
dc.date.copyright Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2010
dc.date.embargo 2016-08-24
dc.date.issued 2010-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>We develop a framework in which the cost of producing a quantity food and the cost of food safety differs across firms. We show that large firms may supply the safest food even though small firms have a cost advantage in producing safe food. The model shows that mandatory traceability can decrease the overall safety of food when small firms that supply the safest food exit the industry. Our model applies to food safety but can be applied to a wide range of issues related to regulation and product quality.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This is a Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association 2010 AAEA, CAES, & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 25-27, 2010.</p>
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dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural and Resource Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Food Processing
dc.subject.disciplines Other Food Science
dc.subject.keywords Food safety
dc.subject.keywords quality
dc.subject.keywords traceability
dc.subject.keywords regulation
dc.title Welfare Effects of Mandatory Traceability When Firms are Heterogeneous
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