Foreword, L. Neal & L. Hill
Introduction, G. C. Nelson
Trials and Techniques of GMOs, G. C. Nelson
The Economics of Technology Adoption, G. C. Nelson & D. Bullock
GMO Adoption and Private Cost Savings: GR Soybeans and Bt Corn, D. Bullock & E. Nitsi
Simulation of World Market Effects: The 2010 World Market with and without Bt Corn and GR Soybeans, Mark Rosegrant
Cotton GMO Adoption and Private Profitability, J. B. Falck-Zepeda, G. Traxler, & R. G. Nelson
GMO Adoption and Nonmarket Effects, G. C. Nelson & A. De Pinto
The Stakeholders and the Struggle for Public Opinion, Regulatory Control and Market Development, J. Babinard & T. Josling
The Domestic and Regional Regulatory Environment, T. Josling & G. C. Nelson
International Institutions, World Trade Rules, and GMOs, T. Josling
Market Responses to Consumer Demand and Regulatory Change, L. Unnevehr, L. Hill, & C. Cunningham
Looking to the Future, T. Josling & G. C. Nelson
PART II: Perspectives on the Controversies
Biotechnology Crops--A Producer's Perspective, M. Jenner
Genetically Modified Crops and the American Agricultural Producer, G. Goldberg
Toward Common Ground: Roles of Markets and Policy, N. Ballenger & M. Bohman
The Economics of Agricultural Biotechnology: Differences and Similarities in the US and the EU, T. Haniotis
Developing Country Perspectives
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Gerald C. Nelson served as the principal investigator for the report on GMOs to the American Farm Bureau in 1999 and on the biotechnology expert panel for the Institute of Food Technologists in 2000.
Affiliations and Expertise
Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana, U.S.A.
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