The Distributional Implications of Technological Change
Edited by Timothy M. Swanson
How will the industrial changes implicit within new biotechnologies affect modern agriculture? This book investigates these changes and provides an economic analysis of the industrial and distributional impacts of new biotechnologies, addressing in detail the significant consequences for developing countries.
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- Biotechnology, Agriculture and the Developing World The Distributional Implications of Technological Change
- Chapter 1: Biotechnologies and Developing Countries: How Will the Anticipated Industrial Changes in Agriculture Affect Developing Countries?
- Chapter 2: Population Growth and Agricultural Intensification in Developing Countries
- Chapter 3: The Impacts of GURTs: Agricultural R & D and Appropriation Mechanisms
- Chapter 4: Agricultural Biotechnology and Developing Countries: Proprietary Knowledge and Diffusion of Benefits
- Chapter 5: The Impact of Terminator Gene Technologies on Developing Countries: A Legal Analysis
- Chapter 6: Impact of Terminator Technologies in Developing Countries: A Framework for Economic Analysis
- Chapter 7: The Impact of GURTs on Developing Countries: A Preliminary Assessment
- Chapter 8: Forecasting the Impact of Genetic Use Restriction Technologies: A Case Study on the Impact of Hybrid Crop Varieties
- Chapter 9: Key Issues in Using Molecular Techniques to Improve Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic Resources
- Chapter 10: Biotechnology and Traditional Breeding in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Chapter 11: Policy Options for the Biotechnology Revolution: What Can be Done to Address the Distributional Implications of Biotechnologies?
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