Publication Date

2-2003

DAFWA Collections

Natural resources

Series Number

13/2003

Abstract

This paper investigated the impact that an expansion in agricultural processing would have on the Western Australian economy by developing and applying a Computable General Equilibrium economic model of Western Australia (called WAM). WAM was used to simulate the effects of a $1 million expansion in eight agricultural processing industries.

Number of Pages

63

Keywords

Food processing, Economic models, Potatoes, Food industry, Economic analysis, Cydia molesta, Equilibrium theory, Western Australia, Value added

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