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Reducing Distortions to Agricultural Incentives: Progress, Pitfalls, and Prospects

Anderson, Kym


Most of the world’s poorest people depend on farming for their livelihood. Earnings from farming in low-income countries are depressed partly due to a pro-urban bias in own-country policies, and partly because richer countries (including some developing countries) favor their farmers with import barriers and subsidies. Both sets of policies reduce national and global economic growth and add to inequality and poverty in developing countries. Acknowledgement of that since the 1980s has...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006-12
Type: Journal article
Source: American Journal of Agricultural Economics
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8276.2006.00925.x


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