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Agricultural economics and agribusiness

Featuring complete coverage of agribusiness, this edition has been revised and updated to include a new section on GATT. It also examines the economic changes taking place in the former USSR and mainland China, and the effects of the North American Trade Alliance on agribusiness.
Print Book, English, ©1994
Wiley, New York, ©1994
xxi, 534 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
9780471595526, 9780471021360, 0471595527, 0471021369
1. Introduction
2. The farm and food system
3. Consumer behavior and demand
4. Producer decision making: single variable input functions
5. Producer decision making: two-variable input functions
6. Production costs, supply and price determination
7. Competition and the market
8. Imperfect competition and market regulation
10. Financial picture of agriculture
11. Agricultural price and income policies
12. Marketing agriculture commodities
13. Natural resources
14. Rural development
15. Comparative agricultural systems
16. International economics
17. World population and food supply
A list of reference books for the beginning student
Basic sources of agricultural statistics
Photo credits