Emerging Issues in Global International Agricultural Trade and Development

Dragan Miljkovic (Editor)
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA

Series: Agriculture Issues and Policies
BISAC: BUS060000




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Most of the typical international agricultural trade research evolves around traditional topics such as the impact of various trade policies including tariffs/taxes on the flow of agricultural trade among countries and on resulting agricultural prices, or the impacts of preferential, regional and global trade agreements on agricultural productivity and welfare implications of such measures on different interest groups. Yet, a variety of issues emerges as potentially more relevant and constraining for the future of global agriculture. This book is dedicated to such issues, on the margin at the moment yet obviously most important for the future of agriculture, globally and locally. (Imprint: Nova)

Dragan Miljkovic

Chapter 1. Water in the International Economy
Jeffrey J. Reimer

Chapter 2. Agricultural Production Impacts of Higher Phosphate Fertilizer Prices
Jeffrey K. O’Hara, Kranti Mulik, and Doug Gurian-Sherman

Chapter 3. International Pork Trade and Foot-and-Mouth Disease
Shang-Ho Yang, Michael Reed, and Sayed Saghaian

Chapter 4. Globalization and Obesity: A Dynamic Model Using Golden Section Search Method
Anais Liogier, Nikita Barabanov, Dragan Miljkovic, Saleem Shaik, and Silvia Miranda

Chapter 5. Incorporating Climatic Variability in a Partial Equilibrium Model of Ethanol Trade: The Case of U.S. and Brazil
Rachna Tewari, Jaime Malaga, and Jeff Johnson

Chapter 6. Exchange Rate Volatility and Agricultural Trade Flows: The Case of the United States and OECD Countries
Kashi Kafle and P. Lynn Kennedy

Chapter 7. A Dynamic Quarterly Model of U.S. Soft Wheat Demand with a Futures Market Linkage
Ronald A. Babula

Chapter 8. Has Food Aid Targeting Worked in Ethiopia? A Review of the Empirical Evidence
Titus O. Awokuse

Chapter 9. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Farmer Training Schools: The Case of Ghanaian Cocoa
Mike Norton, L. Lanier Nalley, Bruce Dixon, and Jennie Popp

Chapter 10. Institutional Differences and Agricultural Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa
Mahdi Asgari and Lia Nogueira

Chapter 11. The Impact of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA): An Empirical Analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa Agricultural Exports to the United States
Addisalem Zenebe, Kassu Wamisho, and E. Wesley F. Peterson

Chapter 12. Onset risks and draft animal investments in Nigeria
Hiroyuki Takeshima


Chapter 1

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