Adaptation and Survival in Australian Agriculture: ˜a Œcomputable General Equilibrium Analysis of the Impact of Economic Shocks Originating Outside the Domestic Agricultural Sector

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Peter John Higgs
Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand, 1986 - History - 320 pages
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This volume provides quantitative estimates of the effects of an array of economic changes on Australia's macroeconomy, industry structure, and farm incomes. It examines in detail such phenomena as fluctuations in world agricultural prices, the EEC Common Agricultural Policy, protection for manufacturing industries, expansion in the mineral resources sector, change in the tax mix in favor of indirect taxation, movement in the exchange rate, change in the real wage rate, and aggregate demand management.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
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THE ORANI MODEL
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S TYPICALYEAR AGRICULTURAL DATA BASE
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Higgs is Curator in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities at the British Museum.

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