Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Authored by:
Pardey, Philip G.; Chan-Kang, Connie; Dehmer, Steven; Beddow, Jason M.; Hurley, Terrance M.; Rao, Xudong; Alston, Julian
Edited by: 
Van Alfen, Neal K.
Publisher: 
Academic Press
Publication Date: 
2014
Book Title: 
Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems
Page Range: 
78-97
ISBN: 
978-0-444-52512-3
DOI: 
10.1016/B978-0-444-52512-3.00045-0
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Abstract

Ample evidence of very high returns to investments in agricultural and food R&D gives strong indications of a persistent underinvestment worldwide.

Citation

Pardey, Philip G.; Chan-Kang, Connie; Dehmer, Steven; Beddow, Jason M.; Hurley, Terrance M.; Rao, Xudong; Alston, Julian (2014) "Investments in and the Economic Returns to Agricultural and Food R&D Worldwide," Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, Academic Press.

Additional Attributes

Primary Contact: Philip Pardey
Keywords: Agricultural Research, Agricultural Research Investment, Knowledge Stocks, Rate of Return, Research Investment, Spillovers