Productivity Growth in Agriculture: An International Perspective
Keith Owen Fuglie, Sun Ling Wang, V. Eldon Ball
CABI, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 378 pages
Increasing food prices have renewed concerns about long-term agricultural demand and supply in the global economy. This book looks at results, methods, and data on international agricultural productivity for a better understanding of long-run trends and the policies that determine them. By presenting an international assessment of total factor productivity growth in agriculture, including up-to-date empirical analysis for developed and developing countries and regions, it provides a response to the rising global scarcity of agricultural production. Essential reading for researchers, policy makers and students.
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