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By Bruce L. Gardner, Gordon C. Rausser

ISBN-10: 044451080X

ISBN-13: 9780444510808

The subject material of agricultural economics has either broadened and deepened and the chapters of this instruction manual current cutting edge paintings within the box. This quantity comprises sections on ''agriculture, average assets and the environment'' and ''agriculture within the macroeconomy''. quantity 2B completes the guide with a bit on ''agriculture and meals policy''. even if agricultural economists have constantly paid consciousness to those themes, examine dedicated to them has elevated considerably in scope in addition to intensity lately

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1. Agriculture and environment: theory We begin with two formal models for characterizing the market failures underlying environmental problems in agriculture. The first is an output-oriented model in which Ch. 23: Agriculture and the Environment 1253 the natural resource base enters only implicitly. The second is an input-oriented model that can incorporate those resources explicitly. Overall, environmental spillovers are perhaps best conceptualized as arising from a multiple-output production system in which agricultural production and environmental quality are produced simultaneously from a given vector of inputs.

S. despite substantial growth in the use of conservation tillage and other soil conservation measures [United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service (ERS) (1997)]. S. is tens or hundreds of times greater than the value of erosion-induced productivity losses [Crosson (1986), Ribaudo (1989)]. About 16 percent of agricultural land in developing countries is estimated to have suffered serious degradation from erosion, waterlogging, and salinization, and soil degradation is believed to have caused significant declines in agricultural productivity in a number of countries [Scherr (1998)].

And sectors that use natural resources but extract much less of the resource. A good illustrationis tourismversus agriculture. At the sametime, agricultureand tourism compete for the use of natural resources, and the use of them in either activitymore or less precludes their use by the other activity. 1236 R. L6pez The consumption sector of the economy is modeled using the representative consumer assumption. Preferences are represented by the indirect utility function, u = (t(pA, PN, Y), (4) where ~ is total consumption expenditures of the representative consumer.

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