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A Billion Dollars a Day: The Economics and Politics of Agricultural Subsidies
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A Billion Dollars a Day: The Economics and Politics of Agricultural Subsidies (Hardback)

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In a lively, non-technical, and up-to-date account, this book addresses the core questions that surround the issues of agricultural subsidies. Explores these questions: Why do we have subsidies? How did they evolve? What is the present and possible future of subsidies? What is their impact on a typical African farmer? Written for the general public, this book will also be useful for courses in Agricultural Policy Provides a detailed examination of subsidy histories and the current policies of the United States, various European countries, Australia and New Zealand, and Korea and Japan Includes a discussion of how these policies affect developing countries-examining, in particular, their impact on many African farmers

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesPrimary industriesAgriculture & related industries Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 03/04/2009 ISBN-13: 9781405185875  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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E. Wesley F. Peterson is a Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He holds a BA in Anthropology from the University of California-Berkeley, a Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University and a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University. He was a Faculty Member at a French agribusiness institute and at Texas A&M University before moving to Nebraska. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of international agricultural trade, agricultural policy, and agricultural development in low-income countries. He is the author of The Political Economy of Agricultural, Natural Resource, and Environmental Policy Analysis (Iowa State University Press, Ames, IA 2001) and has authored and co-authored numerous journal articles and other publications.

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