Economic Research Report No. (ERR-227) 41 pp

April 2017

The Potential Effects of Increased Demand for U.S. Agricultural Exports on Metro and Nonmetro Employment

A hypothetical 10-percent increase in foreign demand for U.S. agricultural exports is found to result in a 6.7-percent increase in the volume of such exports, worth $9.7 billion at 2013 prices, and to create about 41,500 additional jobs.

Keywords: Employment, trade, CGE, computable general equilibrium model

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