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Table 12 Price elasticity of demand welfare impact robustness results

From: Assessing post-harvest labor shortages, wages, and welfare

  Pome commodity market (million $)
Source Data period Price elast. Surp. Post-shock CE Post-shock fixed wage Welfare change Post-shock fixed wage Trans. Welfare change trans.
Henneberry et al. (1999) 1970–1992 − 0.59 Cons. 8032.6 6788.0 − 1244.6 1344.1 − 6688.5
   Firm 1002.2 2187.9 1185.7 1002.2 0.0
   Total 9034.8 8975.9 − 58.9 2346.3 − 6688.5
Okrent & Alston (2012) 1998–2010 − 0.60 Cons. 7876.4 6648.9 − 1227.5 1348.0 − 6528.4
   Firm 999.2 2172.6 1173.4 999.2 0.0
   Total 8875.6 8821.5 − 54.2 2347.2 − 6528.4
Zheng (2010) 1998–2006 − 0.49 Cons. 9607.0 7819.2 − 1787.8 1107.1 − 8499.9
   Firm 985.3 2537.3 1552.0 985.3 0.0
   Total 10,592.3 10,356.4 − 235.8 2092.4 − 499.9
  1. Source: Authors’ calculations