Handbook of Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Development: Farmers, Farm Production and Farm Markets
- Robert Evenson, Yale University, New Haven, CT, U.S.A.
- Prabhu Pingali, FAO/UN, Rome, Italy
Volume 3 of this series of the Handbooks in Economics follows on from the previous two volumes by focusing on the fundamental concepts of agricultural economics. The first part of the volume examines the developments in human resources and technology mastery. The second part follows on by considering the processes and impact of invention and innovation in this field. The effects of market forces are examined in the third part, and the volume concludes by analysing the economics of our changing natural resources, including the past effects of climate change.Overall this volume forms a comprehensive and accessible survey of the field of agricultural economics and is recommended reading for anyone with an interest, either academic or professional, in this area.
Graduate students, researchers and professionals working or interested in the area of agricultural economics