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Agricultural Economics and Policy: International Challenges by KEES BURGER, MARTIJN DE GROOT, JAAP POST and VINUS

By KEES BURGER, MARTIJN DE GROOT, JAAP POST and VINUS ZACHARIASSE (Eds.)

Foreign demanding situations in agricultural economics for the nineties will come from a redirection of the EC coverage, encouraged via GATT negotiations, the hole in the direction of jap Europe and environmental concerns, from a construction orientated coverage in the direction of rural coverage, aiming at retaining susceptible areas, protecting a rural inhabitants, curbing creation within the West and fostering it within the East, and Read more...

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The larger is the value of 25 parameter α, the smaller in the asymptotic price variance will tend to be. It can also be s h o w n that m o r e elastic slopes of the s u p p l y a n d d e m a n d curves, that is, larger values of a, b , or c, lead to smaller price variations. These properties are all quite rea­ sonable a n d to be expected. Analytically they can be written as follows: 2 do 3σ — - < 0 (18), 3a 2 do — - < 0 (19), 3a 2 — - < 0 (20), 3b 2 do — - < 0 (21) 3c It can also be s h o w n that —- < 0 3ζ (22) or that stabilising buffer stockholding b y the g o v e r n m e n t will, in fact, stabilise the market.

S. , L. Squire, a n d J. Strauss (1986): "A survey of households models: recent findings a n d policy implications"; The World Bank Economic Review 1 (1986)1, p p . 1-30 Zajdenweber, D. (1976): Hasard et prevision; Paris, Economica 38 Notes 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Cf. Machlup (1967). The original Machlup's distinguo w a s between dynamics a n d statics. Cf. Lerner (1960). CGEM's are generally derived from closed Leontieff models, a n d represent an at­ tempt to proactically investigate intersectoral relationships: for instance, to eval­ uate the consequences of a change in agriculture or non-agricultural sectors.

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