Agricultural Household Modelling and Family Economics
F. Caillavet, H. Guyomard, R. Lifran
Newnes, Dec 7, 1994 - Business & Economics - 327 pages
Agricultural households, both in the European Union and world-wide, have experienced important changes during the last three decades. This book covers recent advances both in family economics and in modelling the relationship between the farm-household and the farm-firm. Both theoretical and empirical aspects of Agricultural Household Modelling and Family Economics are also discussed, providing a timely contribution to research in this area.
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