This book focuses on research needs in the field of international trade and agriculture. It provides general subject matter in trade and agriculture; the gains from trade; analyses of agricultural trade problems; and current research and research needs.
Part 1: General Theory and Policy 1. Introduction 2. The Importance of Trade in World Agriculture 3. Agriculture and the U.S. Trade Act of 1974 Part 2: Gains from Trade: Theory Reexamined 4. The Gains from International Trade 5. Twenty Paradoxes in International Trade Theory 6. The Gains from Trade: An Applied Political Analysis Part 3: Analyses of Agricultural Trade Problems 7. Agricultural Protection and Stabilization Policies: Analysis of Current Neomercantilist Practices 8. Exchange Rates and U.S. Agricultural Exports 9. Agricultural Exports in Selected Developing-Countries: Their Potential for Financing Increased Food Imports 10. Strategies in International Agricultural Marketing: Public vs. Private Sector 11. Food Reserves and International Trade Policy Part 4: Research and Research Needs 12. Problems Involved in Doing Research on International Trade in the Agricultural Sector 13. Research in International Trade: Methods and Techniques—With Emphasis on Agricultural Trade