Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2-2003

Series Number

13/2003

Keywords

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

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.

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