Economics of Resources, Agriculture and Food / Edition 1 by Harold G. Halcrow, Harold G. Halcrow, Gerald C. Nelson, Gerald C. Nelson | | 9780070258112 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Economics of Resources, Agriculture and Food / Edition 1

Economics of Resources, Agriculture and Food / Edition 1

by Harold G. Halcrow, Harold G. Halcrow, Gerald C. Nelson, Gerald C. Nelson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070258112

ISBN-13: 9780070258112

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Written for the introductory economics course taken by all agricultural economics students,this textbook has been updated to include a section solely devoted to macroeconomics. Also included will be material on the expanded role of agribusiness in the economics of processing and marketing food. International examples are used throughout the text.

Overview

Written for the introductory economics course taken by all agricultural economics students,this textbook has been updated to include a section solely devoted to macroeconomics. Also included will be material on the expanded role of agribusiness in the economics of processing and marketing food. International examples are used throughout the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070258112
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
McGraw-Hill Series in Agricultural Econo
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.64(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Economic Scope, Organization, and Problems of Agriculture
1 Economics of Resources, Agriculture and Food
Part Two: Basic Microeconomic Concepts
2 Economics of Demand
3 Production Functions and Product Curves
4 Costs, Returns, and Profit Maximization
Part Three: Markets
5 Theory of Markets
6 Multiple Inputs and Outputs
7 Forms of Market Competition
8 Elasticity of Demand and Supply
9 International Trade
10 Resource and Environmental Markets
11 Agribusinesses Organization, Management, and Finance
12 Economic Performance of Agribusinesses
Part Four: Macroeconomic Relationships
13 Introduction to Macroeconomics
14 Gross Domestic Product and Fiscal Policy
15 Gross Domestic Product and Monetary Policy
16 Gross Domestic Product, International Transactions, and Macroeconomic Policy
Part Five: Public Policy and Agriculture
17 Agriculture and Development
18 Agriculture Price and Income Policy
19 Resource and Environmental Management
20 Integration

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