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Measuring International Competitiveness in the Beef Sector
GATT Research Papers
  • Dermot J. Hayes, Iowa State University
  • John R. Green, Iowa State University
  • Helen H Jensen, Iowa State University
  • Adrienne Erbach, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Publication Date
Series Number
90-GATT 6
Beef is a heterogeneous commodity, which makes it difficult to compare beef prices in an international level. This paper evaluates several methods of comparing beef prices to be used in measuring both comparative advantage and protection. The most suitable method is one that compares the prices of wholesale cuts, adjusted for transportation costs.
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Citation Information
Dermot J. Hayes, John R. Green, Helen H Jensen and Adrienne Erbach. "Measuring International Competitiveness in the Beef Sector" (1991)
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