This comprehensive, up-to-date, and forward-looking book focuses on the economic and political forces shaping agriculture and trade in the Pacific region. It promises to be valuable for scholars and policymakers interested in the political and economic forces shaping world agricultural trade. .
1. Pacific Rim Agriculture and Trade: Toward the Twenty-First Century Part One: Overview 2. Pacific Basin Economic Prospects, 1990–1994 3. Agricultural Development and Trade in the Pacific Rim Countries 4. Prospects for U.S. Agricultural Exports in the Pacific: The Role of Fast-growing Countries Part Two: Country Perspectives 5. Development of Agricultural Policy in Postwar Japan 6. Japanese Agricultural Policy: Unfair and Unreasonable? 7. Japanese Agriculture in the 1990s: An American Perspective 8. Policies and Profitability in Livestock Feed Sectors of the ASEAN Countries 9. The Response of Thai Agriculture to the World Economy 10. China Agricultural Trade Developments and Prospects: With Emphasis on Pacific Rim Countries 11. Soviet Economic Reforms, Republic Sovereignty, and Pacific Rim Agriculture and Trade 12. Economic Reforms and New Zealand Agriculture Part Three: A Sampling of Applied Modeling Research 13. EMABA: An Econometric Model of Pacific Rim Livestock Markets 14. Exchange Rate Pass-Through Effects in Agriculture 15. The Japanese Beef Policy: Political Preference Function Part Four: Problems and Issues for Future Research 16. Problems and Issues for Future Research on Pacific Rim Agriculture and Trade