Food processing. Economic models. Potatoes. Food industry. Economic analysis. Cydia molesta. Equilibrium theory. Western Australia, Value added.
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.
Islam, N, and Johnson, P. (2003), Agricultural processing and the Western Australian economy. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. Report 13/2003, 63p.