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Symposium 2013

June 2-4, 2013
Seville, Spain

"Productivity and Its Impacts on Global Trade"
IATRC Symposium

This symposium was sponsored by the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), and the European Commission's Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG-AGRI), as well as the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS), and the Factor Markets Project.

Organizing Committee: Tassos Haniotis, European Commission, Colette Kaminsky, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Steve Neff, FAS, USDA, Pierluigi Londero, European Commission, Robert M'barek, European Commission, Stephan Hubertus Gay, European Commission

Plenary Sessions – Invited Papers

Plenary Session #1
Welcome and Introduction

  • 1.1 Agricultural Productivity: Introductory Comments / slides
    Tassos Haniotis, EC - DG AGRI
  • 1.2 Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in the G20 / slides
    Frank Van Tongeren, OECD
  • 1.3 Agricultural R&D and Productivity: Recent Trends and Emerging Implications / slides
    Julian Alston, Univ of California, Davis

Plenary Session #2
Productivity Growth in Developed Countries

  • 2.1 US Agricultural Productivity / slides
    Keith Fuglie, USDA
  • 2.2 Factor Productivity and Factor Markets Imperfections in EU Agriculture / slides
    Martin Petrick, IAMO
  • 2.3 Productivity Growth in Developed Countries: Australia / slides
    Peter Gooday, ABARES

Plenary Session #3
Productivity in Emerging and Developing Countries

  • 3.1 Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa / slides
    Maximo Torero, IFPRI
  • 3.2 Productivity in Emerging and Developing Countries: Brazil / slides
    Marcos Jank, ICONE
  • 3.3 Agricultural Growth in India: Examining the Post-Green Revolution Transition / slides
    Ramesh Chand, NCAP-ICAR, India
  • 3.4 Agricultural Productivity in China: Parametric Distance Function / slides
    Bingxin Yu, IFPRI
  • 3.5 Productivity in Agriculture of Ukraine and Other CIS / slides
    Roman Slaston, Ukaranian Agribusiness Club

Plenary Session #4
Potential Technological Breakthroughs Concerning Productivity

  • 4.1 Potential Technological Breakthroughs Concerning Productivity / slides
    Emilio Rodriguez Cerezo, EC-JRC-IPTS
  • 4.2 What Applications of Nanotechnologies in Food Will Impact Global Trade / slides
    Frans Kampers, Waginingen Univ
  • 4.3 EGNOS in Precision Agriculture: An Affordable Solution for a Wide Range of Applications / slides
    Carmen Aguilera Rios, GNSS-GSA
  • 4.4 Irrigation Technologies and the Limits of Water Productivity / slides
    Elias Fereres, University of Córdoba
  • 4.5 Role of Fertilizers in Increased Agriculture Productivity / slides
    Barrie Bain, Fertecon Limited

Plenary Session #5
Past, Present, Future of Productivity Assessments

  • 5.1 Sources of Measured Agricultural Productivity Growth / slides
    Robert Chambers, Univ of Maryland
  • 5.2 Cooperative Analysis of Factor Markets for Agriculture Across the Member States / slides
    Jo Swinnen, KU Leuven, CPS and Stanford University
  • 5.3 Dynamic Efficiency and Productivity Analysis / slides
    Alfons Oude Lansink, Wageningen University

Plenary Session #6
Policy Panel on the Implications of Productivity Growth for Trade and Trade Policy

Parallel Sessions – Selected Papers

Parallel Session A.1
Factor Markets: Investment, Capital Markets, Policies and Productivity

Parallel Session A.2
FADNTOOL Session

Parallel Session A.3
Long Run CGE Applications

Parallel Session B.1
Factor Markets: Labour Markets, Human Capital, Policies & Productivity

Parallel Session B.2
CGE Analysis of Trade Agreements

Parallel Session B.3
EU Productivity and Yield Developments

Parallel Session B.4
Input Use and Technology

Parallel Session C.1
Factor Markets: Land Markets, Policies & Productivity

Parallel Session C.2
Productivity in Emerging Markets and Africa

Parallel Session C.3
Trade and Productivity

Parallel Session 6.4
Productivity and Food Supply chain

Symposium Sponsors

IATRC

European Commission

Factor Markets