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Developing‐country agriculture and the new trade agenda

Hoekman, Bernard; Anderson, Kym


In the mid-1980s, the World Bank organized a large study of the Political Economy of Agricultural Pricing Policy in 18 developing countries. The project’s first paper was published a little over a decade ago, and the synthesis volumes came out about 4 years later. This research effort publicized several facts: policies in developing countries tend to discourage farm production; nonagricultural policies (e.g., manufacturing protectionism, overvalued exchange rates) are particularly...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Type: Journal article
Source: Economic Development and Cultural Change
DOI: 10.1086/452495


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