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Cover for Public acceptance of and benefits from agricultural biotechnology: a key role for verifiable information.

This chapter addresses the economics of information as it affects the acceptance of and benefits from agricultural biotechnology. It shows that verifiable information plays a central role in socially good decision making by producers and consumers of genetically modified products, and that an...

Author(s)
Huffman, W. E.; Tegene, A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Science and regulation: assessing the impacts of incomplete institutions and information in the global agricultural biotechnology industry.

This chapter outlines some of the economic, regulatory and social costs of incomplete information in the agricultural biotechnology sector. It first looks at the consumer attitudes towards genetically modified (GM) products. It then presents 2 incomplete and contentious scientific experiments (Dr....

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter