Introduction to agricultural economics

Clasificación: HD 1415 I61 2014 | Agregado: 07/10/2020

John B. Penson... [et al.] -- 6a. ed. -- Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson, 2014.
xxii, 406 p.; 28 cm.
ISBN 978-0-13-337948-8.
Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice.
Contenido: Introduction -- What is agricultural economics? -- The U.S. food and fiber industry -- Consumer equilibrium and market demand -- Measurement and interpretation of elasticities -- Introduction to production and resource use -- Economics of input and product substitution -- Market equilibrium and product price: perfect competition -- Market equilibrium and product price: imperfect competition -- Natural resources, the environment, and agriculture -- Goverment intervention in agriculture -- Product markets and national output -- Macroeconomic policy fundamentals -- Consequences of business fluctuations -- Macroeconomic policy and agriculture -- Agricultural trade and exchange rates -- Why nations trade -- Agricultural trade policy and preferential trading arrangements.