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Author Peterson, E. Wesley F.

Title A billion dollars a day : the economics and politics of agricultural subsidies / E. Wesley F. Peterson
Published Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
©2009

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Description xxi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : the problem of agricultural subsidies -- The economics of government intervention -- The structure of the world food system -- Global institutions and the World Trade Organization -- The nature and scope of agricultural subsidies in high-income countries -- U.S. agricultural policy : how not to save the family farm -- Agricultural policy in the European Union : Europe's sacred cows -- Agricultural policy on the Pacific rim : non-trade concerns versus comparative advantage -- Agricultural policy in developing countries : cheap food -- Conclusion : whither agricultural policy?
Analysis Agricultural assistance
Australia overseas comparisons
Case studies
Statistics
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [253]-278) and index
Subject Agricultural subsidies -- Case studies.
Agricultural subsidies.
Agriculture and state -- Case studies.
Agriculture and state.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Genre/Form Case studies.
LC no. 2009004072
ISBN 9781405185868 (paperback: alk. paper)
9781405185875 (alk. paper)
Other Titles Economics and politics of agricultural subsidies