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Peer-reviewed Article

If medfly infestation triggered a trade ban: Embargo on California produce would cause revenue, job loss


Jerome B. Siebert, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Todd Cooper, Department of Agricultural Economics

publication information

California Agriculture 49(4):7-12. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v049n04p7. July-August 1995.


An export embargo imposed on California produce would cost the state $1.2 billion in Gross State Product and more than 14,000 jobs.

author affiliations

J. Siebert is Economist, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley; T. Cooper is Graduate Student, Department of Agricultural Economics, UC Davis, who worked as a research assistant on this project;