Distortions to agricultural versus nonagricultural producer incentives
For more than a century, government policies have grossly distorted resource use in agriculture, both within and between countries. Earnings from farming in many developing countries have been depressed by a prourban bias in own-country policies as well as by governments of richer countries favoring their farmers with import barriers and subsidies. Both sets of policies reduce national and global economic welfare and inhibit economic growth; they also add to inequality and poverty in developing...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||Annual Review of Resource Economics|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.