The Economic Impact of Public Support to Agriculture

An International Perspective

The Economic Impact of Public Support to Agriculture


  • Engelstalig
  • 360 pagina's
  • 9781441963840
  • juli 2010
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Despite a gradual and sustained decline in the contribution of agriculture to the economies of the member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the sector remains socially and politically important. Although agriculture accounts for less than 2% of the gross domestic product of the OECD countries, it occupies over 35% of their total land area. Predominantly rural regions, where agriculture remains particularly important, contain almost one quarter of the population of OECD countries. The past quarter century has witnessed signi?cant changes in agricultural po- cies in OECD countries. Although total support remains high, a shift has taken place from price-linked measures to direct income support, most notably in the European Union. Policies have been adapted to meet pressing social concerns, such as ens- ing food security and improving environmental quality. OECD countries face major economic issues due to the ageing of their populations and the need to adapt to gl- alization and increasing competition from emerging economies. Continued pressure to reform agricultural policies will be exerted by the need to economize on the use of scarce public resources. At the same time, agriculture faces new challenges g- erated by climate change, the greening of the economy, increasing scarcity of energy and water, and the demands placed on the food system by an expanding world population.


From the reviews: This volume originated from a conference organised by the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (ERS) and the International Association of Agro-Food Systems in June 2008. ... the volume contributions come predominantly from US-based authors. European agricultural economists may find the methodologies used in some of the US papers of interest in suggesting techniques that might be applicable to EU data. (Alan Matthews, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 39 (2), April, 2012)


Auteur Ball
Redactie Virgil Ball, Roberto Fanfani, Luciano Gutierrez
Taal Engels
Afmetingen 20x234x156 mm
Gewicht 1,51 kg
Verschijningsdatum juli 2010
Druk 1
ISBN10 1441963847
ISBN13 9781441963840

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  Economie & Bedrijf > Economie
  Overheidsbeleid > Economisch beleid
  Techniek & Technologie > Landbouw
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