Agricultural distortions: magnitudes and driving forces

Parikh, K.S., Fischer, G., Frohberg, K., & Gulbrandsen, O. (1988). Agricultural distortions: magnitudes and driving forces. In: Towards Free Trade in Agriculture. pp. 15-26 Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. ISBN 978-94-017-3560-5 10.1007/978-94-017-3558-2_2.

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What constitutes an agricultural intervention? What constitutes a “distorting” intervention in some well-defined sense, and how does one determine whether a particular intervention is “distorting” in this sense or not? Formally, one could define intervention as any government policy that has an effect on the equilibrium levels of prices, outputs, inputs, domestic absorption in various forms, and foreign trade.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Programs: Food and Agriculture (FAG)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2016 08:00
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