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Surplusdistribution in a modelwith two factors used in fixedproportions. Equilibrium in the retail market is given by the intersection of DR and SR, with a quantity of QR 0 and a price of PRo. M. S. James Table 2 Surplus distribution in a model with two factors used in fixed proportions Market Retail Marketing input Farm product Producer surplus (PS) B=D+ D F F Consumer surplus (CS) Total (net) surplus (NS) A C = A+ F E = A+ D A + B= A + D+ F C+ D = A+ D + F E + F = A+ D+ F Note: The entries in this table refer to areas in Figure 9.
A number of studies have considered the implications of transferable quotas for milk. The issue of milk quota transferability in New South Wales was modeled by Neutze (1961), Parish (1963), Lloyd (1971), and more recently measured by Lembit et al. (1988), Tozer (1993), and Drynan et al. (1994). Milk quotas were introduced in the European Community in 1984 and have been much analyzed since, beginning with Burrell (1989). Recent studies measuring the benefits of transferable quotas include Guyomard et al.
Quotas and variability A number of studies have examined the effect of variability of supply or demand on the impacts of quotas. Variability in supply or demand can change the market outcomes under a quota, and may accordingly alter the effects of the quota on welfare and its distribution. A marketing (or production) quota insulates input suppliers from the effects of demand variability, but exacerbates the effects of demand variability on output price (by making supply perfectly inelastic). As a result, consumer welfare and quota rent have to absorb all of the variability from demand.