Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. A. J. Rayner, K. A. Ingersent, R. C. Hine
    Pages 62-95
  3. P. Midmore, D. A. Peel
    Pages 154-177
  4. W. Lesser, D. R. Lee
    Pages 178-204
  5. K. J. Thomson
    Pages 224-239
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 240-279

About this book


This book provides a survey of the key policy topics in agricultural economics, including agricultural protectionism and trade issues in the industrialised world, agricultural policy reform in Eastern Europe and China and agriculture and the environment. Recent theoretical analysis is also covered in relation to agricultural research and development and agriculture and the macroeconomy. The chapters are written by well-known international authors and the book will provide students with a clear and accessible guide to current issues in agricultural economics.


agricultural economics Agricultural Policy Agricultural Sector agriculture biotechnology economics growth macroeconomics

Editors and affiliations

  • A. J. Rayner
    • 1
  • David Colman
    • 2
  1. 1.University of NottinghamUK
  2. 2.University of ManchesterUK

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