Journal article

Updating and recalibrating equilibrium displacement models of the Australian livestock industries: beef

Garry Griffith, Yue Zhang, Stuart Mounter

Australasian Agribusiness Review | University of New England | Published : 2018


An existing equilibrium displacement model of the Australian beef industry was updated to enable the distribution of the total benefits from the adoption of new technology or promotion investments to be estimated across the beef value chain. Three hypothetical simulations were run to test the impact of recalibrating the model to the new initial equilibrium. The distribution of the gross benefits to the various industry sectors were found to be broadly similar to those reported in the original model. Cattle producers receive between 29 and 40 per cent of the potential gross benefits from the hypothetical investments, overseas consumers receive between 11 and 15 per cent, while domestic consum..

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