By D. C. M. Platt, Guido Di Tella
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44 Nonetheless, it would be a mistake to assume that the nature of that response could be predicted solely from the state of the available technology. ' 45 The staple model does not easily accommodate the vagaries of politics. Success in the pastoral industries, sheep and cattle raising, seemed to depend on the entrepreneurial and other personal qualities of individuals, rather than the active support of government as in the case of the agricultural staples. The history of successful stock breeding in both Argentina and Australia is dominated by entrepreneurial figures who with their own or borrowed capital created vast empires of stock stations or estancias, and who asked very little of governments except to be permitted to pursue their activities with the minimum of restriction.
40 Another newspaper report attributed Canada's superior performance to the work performed by the extensive network of experimental farms distributed from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic, forming a vast system which was in intimate contact with the Canadian people. 41 Remarkable as was the performance of the Canadian wheat growers in comparison with Argentines, it was the Canadian marketing system which put Canada in front of both Argentina and Australia. Australian Departments of Agriculture had more or less matched the Canadians in the development of high-yielding varieties suited to specific areas, 30 Argentina, Australia and Canada and the names of William Farrar and Charles Saunders are equally revered in their respective continents.
For towns and communities the frontier was short-Jived; the expansion went ahead, leaving the frontier town in an economically marginal situation, well within the frontier. e. costs gently rising with the greater distance from the port city, but at least for Argentina with a vertical kink at the frontier. This meant that rent was obtainable even there, which is indeed an indication of disequilibrium. It differs from the normal equilibrium of the Ricardian case, where the frontier is precisely the place where there is no rent.