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Ch 01 Production and supply , pp 3-85 Downloads
Yair Mundlak
Ch 02 Uncertainty, risk aversion, and risk management for agricultural producers , pp 88-153 Downloads
GianCarlo Moschini and David Hennessy
Ch 03 Expectations, information and dynamics , pp 155-206 Downloads
Marc Nerlove and David Bessler
Ch 04 The agricultural innovation process: Research and technology adoption in a changing agricultural sector , pp 207-261 Downloads
David Sunding and David Zilberman
Ch 05 Structural change in agricultural production: Economics, technology and policy , pp 263-285 Downloads
Jean-Paul Chavas
Ch 06 Land institutions and land markets , pp 288-331 Downloads
Klaus Deininger and Gershon Feder
Ch 07 Human capital: Education and agriculture , pp 333-381 Downloads
Wallace Huffman
Ch 08 Women's roles in the agricultural household: Bargaining and human capital investments , pp 383-456 Downloads
T. Schultz
Ch 09 Human capital: Migration and rural population change , pp 457-511 Downloads
J. Edward Taylor and Philip L. Martin
Ch 10 Agricultural finance: Credit, credit constraints, and consequences , pp 513-571 Downloads
Peter J. Barry and Lindon Robison
Ch 11 Economic impacts of agricultural research and extension , pp 573-628 Downloads
Robert E. Evenson
Ch 12 The agricultural producer: Theory and statistical measurement , pp 629-741 Downloads
Richard Just and Rulon D. Pope
Ch 13 Commodity futures and options , pp 745-816 Downloads
Jeffrey Williams
Ch 14 Storage and price stabilization , pp 817-861 Downloads
Brian Wright
Ch 15 Food processing and distribution: An industrial organization approach , pp 863-932 Downloads
Richard J. Sexton and Nathalie Lavoie
Ch 16 Marketing margins: Empirical analysis , pp 933-970 Downloads
Michael Wohlgenant
Ch 17 Spatial price analysis , pp 971-1024 Downloads
Paul Fackler and Barry Goodwin
Ch 18 Duality for the household: Theory and applications , pp 1025-1081 Downloads
Jeffrey LaFrance
Ch 19 Economic analysis of food safety , pp 1083-1136 Downloads
John Antle
Ch 20 Marketing and distribution: Theory and statistical measurement , pp 1137-1181 Downloads
James Vercammen and Andrew Schmitz
Ch 21 Production and Marketing , pp 1183-1209 Downloads
Rachael Goodhue and Gordon Rausser
Ch 22 The economics of agriculture in developing countries: The role of the environment , pp 1213-1247 Downloads
Ramon Lopez
Ch 23 Agriculture and the environment , pp 1249-1313 Downloads
Erik Lichtenberg
Ch 24 Common-pool resources and institutions: Toward a revised theory , pp 1315-1339 Downloads
Elinor Ostrom
Ch 25 Agriculture and ecosystem services , pp 1341-1341 Downloads
Geoffrey Heal and Arthur A. Small
Ch 26 Applied general equilibrium analysis of agricultural and resource policies , pp 1373-1419 Downloads
Thomas Hertel
Ch 27 Agriculture and the macroeconomy, with emphasis on developing countries , pp 1421-1454 Downloads
Maurice Schiff and Alberto Valdes
Ch 28 The macroeconomics of agriculture , pp 1455-1485 Downloads
Pier Giorgio Ardeni and John Freebairn
Ch 29 Agriculture and economic development , pp 1487-1546 Downloads
Charles Timmer
Ch 30 The rural sector in transition economies , pp 1547-1592 Downloads
Karen Brooks and John Nash
Ch 31 Rural development and rural policy , pp 1593-1658 Downloads
Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet and Rinku Murgai
Ch 32 Agriculture in the macroeconomy: Theory and measurement , pp 1659-1686 Downloads
Philip Abbott and Alex McCalla
Ch 33 The incidence of agricultural policy , pp 1689-1749 Downloads
Julian Alston and Jennifer S. James
Ch 34 Information, incentives, and the design of agricultural policies , pp 1751-1825 Downloads
Robert Chambers
Ch 35 Market failures and second-best analysis with a focus on nutrition, credit, and incomplete markets , pp 1827-1892 Downloads
Robert Innes
Ch 36 Political economy of agricultural policy , pp 1893-1943 Downloads
Harry de Gorter and Johan Swinnen
Ch 37 A synthesis of agricultural trade economics , pp 1945-1998 Downloads
Larry Karp and Jeffrey Perloff
Ch 38 International trade policy and negotiations , pp 1999-2055 Downloads
Daniel Sumner and Stefan Tangermann
Ch 39 Public policy: Its many analytical dimensions , pp 2057-2102 Downloads
Gordon Rausser and Rachael Goodhue
Ch 40 Food security and food assistance programs , pp 2103-2190 Downloads
Christopher Barrett
Ch 41 Food security and the world food situation , pp 2191-2213 Downloads
R.C. Duncan
Ch 42 Policy-related developments in agricultural economics: Synthesis of handbook volume 2 , pp 2215-2249 Downloads
Bruce Gardner and D. Johnson
Ch 43 Agriculture and Human Capital in Economic Growth: Farmers, Schooling and Nutrition Downloads
Wallace Huffman and Peter Orazem
Ch 44 Agricultural Extension Downloads
Jock Anderson and Gershon Feder
Ch 45 The Role of International Agricultural Research in Contributing to Global Food Security and Poverty Alleviation: The case of the CGIAR Downloads
Prabhu Pingali and Tim Kelley
Ch 46 Contributions of National Agricultural Research Systems to Crop Productivity Downloads
Robert E. Evenson and Douglas Gollin
Ch 47 Livestock Productivity in Developing Countries: An Assessment Downloads
Alejandro Nin Pratt, Simeon Ehui and Samuel Benin
Ch 48 Agricultural Innovation: Investments and Incentives Downloads
Brian Wright, Philip Pardey, Carol Nottenburg and Bonwoo Koo
Ch 49 Private Agricultural Research Downloads
Carl E. Pray, Keith Fuglie and Daniel K.N. Johnson
Ch 50 Plant Biotechnology for Developing Countries Downloads
Robert Herdt, Gary Toenniessen and John O'Toole
Ch 51 Efficiency and Equity Effects of Land Markets Downloads
Keijiro Otsuka
Ch 52 Labor: Decisions, Contracts and Organization Downloads
James Roumasset and Sang-Hyop Lee
Ch 53 Fertilizers and other farm chemicals Downloads
Paul W. Heisey and George Norton
Ch 54 Agricultural Mechanization: Adoption Patterns and Economic Impact Downloads
Prabhu Pingali
Ch 55 Transformation of Markets for Agricultural Output in Developing Countries Since 1950: How Has Thinking Changed? Downloads
Thomas Reardon and Charles Timmer
Ch 56 Rural Financial Markets in Developing Countries Downloads
Jonathan Conning and Christopher Udry
Ch 57 Soil Quality and Agricultural Development Downloads
Pierre Crosson
Ch 58 The Economics of Water, Irrigation, and Development Downloads
Karina Schoengold and David Zilberman
Ch 59 Land Use: Forest, Agriculture, and Biodiversity Competition Downloads
Roger Sedjo and R. David Simpson
Ch 60 Past Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture Downloads
Robert Mendelsohn
Ch 61 Macroeconomics, Macrosectoral Policies, and Agriculture in Developing Countries Downloads
Eugenio Diaz-Bonilla and Sherman Robinson
Ch 62 International Trade Policies Affecting Agricultural Incentives in Developing Countries Downloads
Kym Anderson
Ch 63 Development Aid and Agriculture Downloads
Robert W. Herdt
Ch 64 Plantations Agriculture Downloads
Yujiro Hayami
Ch 65 Farm Size Downloads
Robert Eastwood, Michael Lipton and Andrew Newell
Ch 66 Production, Productivity, and Public Investment in East Asian Agriculture Downloads
Shenggen Fan and Joanna Brzeska
Ch 67 Rural Poverty and Income Dynamics in Southeast Asia Downloads
Jonna P. Estudillo and Keijiro Otsuka
Ch 68 An Assessment of the Impact of Agricultural Research in South Asia Since the Green Revolution Downloads
Peter B.R. Hazell
Ch 69 Population Growth and Trends in Food Production and Consumption in the CWANA Region Downloads
Kamil H. Shideed, Farouk Shomo and Aw-Hassan, Aden
Ch 70 The Changing Context and Prospects for Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa Downloads
Hans Binswanger-Mkhize and Alex F. McCalla
Ch 71 Agricultural Productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean and Sources of Growth Downloads
Antonio Flavio Dias Avila, Luis Romano and Fernando Garagorry
Ch 72 Total Factor Productivity Growth in Agriculture: The Role of Technological Capital Downloads
Antonio Flavio Dias Avila and Robert E. Evenson
Ch 73 Agricultural Productivity and Economic Growth Downloads
Douglas Gollin
Ch 74 Agriculture Renaissance: Making "Agriculture for Development" Work in the 21st Century Downloads
Prabhu Pingali
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