An Introduction to Economics for Students of Agriculture - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780080374970, 9781483293790

An Introduction to Economics for Students of Agriculture

2nd Edition

Authors: B. Hill
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080374970
eBook ISBN: 9781483293790
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 17th April 1990
Page Count: 400
Tax/VAT will be calculated at check-out
72.95
43.99
54.95
Unavailable
Compatible Not compatible
VitalSource PC, Mac, iPhone & iPad Amazon Kindle eReader
ePub & PDF Apple & PC desktop. Mobile devices (Apple & Android) Amazon Kindle eReader
Mobi Amazon Kindle eReader Anything else

Institutional Access


Description

What is economics? Explaining the Short behaviour of individuals (theory of consumer choice). Demand and supply - the price mechanism in a market economy. Markets and competition. Production economics (theory of the firm). Factos of production and their rewards (theory of distribution). Some problems of using the market as a resource allocator. Macro-economics - the workings of the whole economy. International trade. Government policy and agriculture. Suggested further reading. Essay questions. Appendix. Suggested answers and explanations for the exercises following each chapter. Index

Readership

For students of agriculture and related studies in universities and agricultural colleges.

Table of Contents

What is economics? Explaining the Short behaviour of individuals (theory of consumer choice). Demand and supply - the price mechanism in a market economy. Markets and competition. Production economics (theory of the firm). Factos of production and their rewards (theory of distribution). Some problems of using the market as a resource allocator. Macro-economics - the workings of the whole economy. International trade. Government policy and agriculture. Suggested further reading. Essay questions. Appendix. Suggested answers and explanations for the exercises following each chapter. Index

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1990
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483293790

About the Author

B. Hill

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Agricultural Economics, Wye College, University of London, UK