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Food price and trade policy evolution since the 1950s: a global perspective

Anderson, Kym

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In both rich and poor countries, food markets have been subjected to some of the most heavy-handed governmental interventions. Policy developments in this sector since the 1950s have been mostly gradual but persistent, involving in many cases a change from taxing to subsidizing farmers—and from subsidizing to taxing food consumers—as national per capita incomes grow. In a few important countries there also have been transformational policy reforms, and in all countries there tends to be...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/12323
Source: World Food Policy 1.1 (2014): 12-33

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