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Chapter 13 Global Welfare and Trade-Related Regulations of GM Food: Biosafety, Markets, and Politics

Genetically Modified Food and Global Welfare

ISBN: 978-0-85724-757-5, eISBN: 978-0-85724-758-2

ISSN: 1574-8715

Publication date: 25 July 2011

Abstract

Originality/value of the chapter – The goal of the chapter is to inform economic and policy researchers on the effects of GM food trade-related regulations. The chapter provides an updated comprehensive overview of the key trade regulations of GM food. It uses a unique model to derive the main welfare effects of GM food regulations. By comparing the effects of GM food regulations in different types of countries for different pressure groups, the findings provide new insights in this area.

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Gruère, G.P. (2011), "Chapter 13 Global Welfare and Trade-Related Regulations of GM Food: Biosafety, Markets, and Politics", Carter, C.A., Moschini, G. and Sheldon, I. (Ed.) Genetically Modified Food and Global Welfare (Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Vol. 10), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 309-336. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1574-8715(2011)0000010018

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