Regulating Agricultural Biotechnology: Economics and Policy

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ISBN: 978-0-387-36952-5 (Print) 978-0-387-36953-2 (Online)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      Regulating Agricultural Biotechnology: Introduction and Overview

  3. Agricultural Biotechnology in the Context of a Regulated Agricultural Sector

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      Pages 19-19

    2. Technological Regulation in U.S. Agriculture

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        Pages 21-35

        Economic Analysis and Regulating Pesticide Biotechnology at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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        Pages 37-57

        Compliance Costs for Regulatory Approval of New Biotech Crops

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        Pages 59-79

        Regulation of Technology in the Context of U.S. Agricultural Policy

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        Pages 81-101

        Managing Liabilities Arising from Agricultural Biotechnology

      Benefits from Agricultural Biotechnologies

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        Pages 103-123

        Status of Agricultural Biotechnology: An International Perspective

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        Pages 125-143

        Interactions Between Trade Policies and GM Food Regulations

      Hidden Benefits of Agricultural Biotechnologies

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        Pages 145-177

        The Value of Non-Pecuniary Characteristics of Crop Biotechnologies: A New Look at the Evidence

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        Pages 179-200

        Bt Corn’s Reduction of Mycotoxins: Regulatory Decisions and Public Opinion

      Consumer and Market Acceptance of Agricultural Biotechnologies

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        Pages 201-225

        Consumer Attitudes and Market Resistance to Biotech Products

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        Pages 227-240

        Comparison of Consumer Responses to Genetically Modified Foods in Asia, North America, and Europe

  4. Conceptual Issues in Regulating Agricultural Biotechnology

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      Pages 241-241

    2. The Causes of Regulations and Their Impacts

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        Pages 243-261

        The Economics of Biotechnology Regulation

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        Pages 263-281

        Labeling Regulations and Segregation of First- and Second-Generation GM Products: Innovation Incentives and Welfare Effects

      Environmental Risks of Agricultural Biotechnologies and Regulatory Response

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        Pages 283-299

        Regulation of Technology in the Context of Risk Generation

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        Pages 301-326

        Environmental Effects of Genetically Modified Crops: Differentiated Risk Assessment and Management

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        Pages 327-352

        Irreversibility, Uncertainty, and the Adoption of Transgenic Crops: Experiences from Applications to HT Sugar Beets, HT Corn, and Bt Corn

      Imperfect Competition, Political Economy, and Regulation of Agricultural Biotechnologies

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        Pages 353-396

        Anticompetitive Impacts of Laws that Regulate Commercial Use of Agricultural Biotechnologies in the United States

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        Pages 397-419

        Regulation, Trade, and Market Power: Agricultural Chemical Markets and Incentives for Biotechnology

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        Pages 421-436

        Regulation and the Structure of Biotechnology Industries

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        Pages 437-455

        The Social Welfare Implications of Intellectual Property Protection: Imitation and Going Off Patent

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