Persistence Pays

U.S. Agricultural Productivity Growth and the Benefits from Public R&D Spending

ISBN: 978-1-4419-0657-1 (Print) 978-1-4419-0658-8 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxx

  2. CONTEXT

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-8

      Introduction

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      Pages 9-21

      A Brief History of U.S. Agriculture

  3. INPUTS, OUTPUTS AND PRODUCTIVITY

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 24-24

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      Pages 25-56

      Agricultural Inputs

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      Pages 57-85

      Agricultural Outputs

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      Pages 87-133

      Agricultural Productivity Patterns

  4. AGRICULTURAL R&D FUNDING AND POLICIES

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 136-136

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      Pages 137-185

      Research Funding and Performance

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      Pages 187-236

      The Federal Role

  5. MODELS OF R&D AND PRODUCTIVITY

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 238-238

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      Pages 239-269

      Research Lags and Spillovers

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      Pages 271-311

      Models of Research and Productivity

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      Pages 313-351

      Econometric Estimation and Results

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      Pages 353-408

      Productivity Patterns and Research Benefits

  6. INTERPRETATION AND SYNTHESIS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 410-410

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      Pages 411-451

      Interpretation and Assessment of Benefit-Cost Findings

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      Pages 453-463

      Synthesis

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 465-502