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With the rapid growth in China’s dairy industry, a number of recent papers have addressed either the supply or the demand trends for dairy products in China. None, however, presents a systematic explanation for the recent growth in both the supply and demand for dairy products. The goal of this paper is to sketch a more comprehensive picture of China’s(More)
Employing the new regression tests for Convergence, Club Convergence and Clustering proposed by Phillips and Sul (2007), this paper models and analyzes the behavior of China‘s energy sectors. Energy market ̳convergence clusters‘ are identified using new price data and their regional spatial distributions are mapped for four major fuel types; coal,(More)
Literature from the past 20 years is reviewed to establish the range of TFP growth estimates that have been made for China’s agriculture. This includes some studies that have focussed on either the crops or livestock subsectors. The dispersion of these estimates is used as an input to a slightly-modified GTAP model in order to determine the sensitivity of(More)
China has significantly expanded its dairy cow numbers and increased its dairy processing capacity over the last five year in an attempt to meet increased demand for dairy products. China’s net imports of dairy products, however, has expanded at a growth rate in excess of 30% during the same period. To consider why China is still struggling to meet rising(More)
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