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Comment Number: AGW-15692

From: Timothy A. Wise [tim.wise@tufts.edu]
Sent: Monday, August 23, 2010 2:55 PM
To: ATR-Agricultural Workshops
Subject: comments
Attach: GDAECommentsDOJ-USDAAugust2010.doc

August 23, 2010

On behalf of the Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE) at Tufts University, please accept the following comments to the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Agriculture on Agriculture and Antitrust Enforcement Issues in Our 21st Century Economy (74 Fed. Reg. 165 43725-43726). We hope that these comments, based on (and including) our new working paper, “Buyer Power in U.S. Hog Markets: A Critical Review of the Literature,” will prove helpful as the DOJ and USDA convene the fourth hearing in Colorado on concentration in the livestock industry.

Sincerely,
Timothy A. Wise and Sarah E. Trist

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Timothy A. Wise
Director, Research and Policy Program
Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE)
Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155
tim.wise@tufts.edu  http://ase.tufts.edu/gdae

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