Economics of Resources, Agriculture, and Food (Agricultural Economics Series) / Edition 2

Economics of Resources, Agriculture, and Food (Agricultural Economics Series) / Edition 2

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by Wesley D. Seitz, Harold G. Halcrow, Gerald Nelson, Gerald C. Nelson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0070259585

ISBN-13: 9780070259584

Pub. Date: 07/30/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This text is intended for students who are interested in learning the principles of economics. It is particularly appropriate for students enrolled in colleges of agriculture and in some of the biological and physical science courses in liberal arts colleges, where a familiarity of agriculture will help enliven examples. Economics of Resources, Agriculture, and Food

Overview

This text is intended for students who are interested in learning the principles of economics. It is particularly appropriate for students enrolled in colleges of agriculture and in some of the biological and physical science courses in liberal arts colleges, where a familiarity of agriculture will help enliven examples. Economics of Resources, Agriculture, and Food was developed to present the full range of basic economic theory, which is illustrated with examples from resource, agricultural, and food issues of today. Students who study this text will be prepared to understand the basis for most economic and management decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070259584
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/30/2001
Series:
Agricultural Economics Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Economic Scope, Organization, and Problems of Agriculture

1 Economics of Resources, Agriculture, and Food

Part 2 Microeconomic Concepts

2 Economics of Demand

3 Production Functions and Product Curves

4 Costs, Returns, and Profit Maximization

Part 3 Markets

5 Theory of Markets

6 Multiple Inputs and Outputs

7 Forms of Market Competition

8 International Trade

9 Agribusiness Organization, Management, and Finance

10 Economic Performance of Agribusiness

Part 4 Macroeconomic Relationships

11 Introduction to Macroeconomics

12 Gross Domestic Product and Fiscal Policy

13 Gross Domestic Product and Monetary Policy

14 Gross Domestic Product, International Transactions, and Macroeconomic Policy

Part 5 Public Policy and Agriculture

15 Resource and Environmental Management

16 Agriculture and Development

17 Agricultural Price and Income Policy

18 Putting It All Together: The Economic System

Glossary

Index

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