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Open Economies: Structural Adjustment and Agriculture

Open Economies: Structural Adjustment and Agriculture

by Ian Goldin, L. Alan Winters


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ISBN-13: 9780521420563
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/28/1992
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 8.03(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Preface Louis Emmerij and Richard Portes; Acknowledgements; List of conference participants; 1. Introduction: from macro to maize Ian Goldin and L. Alan Winters; Part I. Open Economy Analysis: 2. Sequencing and welfare: labour markets and agriculture Sebastian Edwards; 3. Agricultural adjustment and the Mexico-USA free trade agreement Santiago Levy and Sweder Van Wijnbergen; 4. Do the benefits of fixed exchange rates outweigh their costs? The CFA Zone in Africa Shantayanan Devarajan and Dani Rodrik; 5. Adjustment and the rural sector: a counterfactual analysis of Morocco Francois Bourguignon, Christian Morrisson and Akito Suwa; Part II. The Small Country Assumption and Trade Reform: 6. Exchange reforms, supply response and inflation in Africa Ajay Chhibber; 7. Taxes versus quotas: the case of cocoa exports Arvind Panagariya and Maurice Schiff; 8. Trade reform an the small country assumption David Evans, Ian Golden, and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe; Part III. Risk and Adjustment: 9. Markets, stabilisation and structural adjustment in Eastern European agriculture Ronald W. Anderson and Andrew Powell; 10. Should marketing boards stabilise prices through forward purchases? Christopher L. Gilbert; Part IV. Government's Role: 11. Infrastructure, relative prices and agricultural adjustment Riccardo Faini; 12. Structural factors and tax revenue in developing countries: a decade of evidence Vito Tanzi; 13. International dimensions of the political economy of distortionary price and trade policies Kym Anderson; Index.

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