The Economics of European Agriculture

The Economics of European Agriculture

by Bernadette Andreosso-O'Callaghan


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The Economics of European Agriculture explains the demand and supply characteristics of agricultural markets, as well as government intervention in agriculture, with an emphasis on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Bernadette Andreosso-O'Callaghan also analyses the fifth enlargement and its implications for agriculture in Europe, technology and innovation, and agricultural trade liberalization.

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ISBN-13: 9781349405978
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 09/08/2003
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

BERNADETTE ANDREOSSO-O'CALLAGHAN is Jean Monnet Professor of European Economic Integration and Director of the Euro-Asia Centre, University of Limerick. She has gained a wide experience of teaching in various European and Asian Universities. Co-author of Industrial Economics and Organization - A European Perspective and co-editor of The Changing Economic Environment in Asia, she has written on European economics, in particular on structural change and innovation in European countries, as well as on EU-Asian economic relations.

Table of Contents

Concepts and Definitions Demand and Supply; Market Mechanism for Agricultural Products Government Intervention in Agriculture The Common Agricultural Policy Technology and Innovation A Wider European Union: Enlargment to Central and Eastern Europe, Cyprus and Malta The EU as an Agricultural Trade Partner Agricultural Trade Liberalization The Future of EU and World Agriculture: The Challenges Ahead

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