Global Food Security What Matters?
Rural Wealth Creation
Economics and Management of the Food Industry
Food Economics Industry and Markets
By John E. Wagner
December 22, 2023
Forestry Economics introduces students and practitioners to the economics of managing forests and forest enterprises. The book adopts the approach of managerial economics textbooks and applies this to the unique problems and production processes faced by managers of forests and forest enterprises. ...
By Peter M. Schwarz
October 24, 2022
Energy Economics outlines the fundamental issues and possible solutions to the challenges of energy production and use, presenting a framework for decisions based upon sound economic analysis. This approach considers market forces and policy goals, including economic prosperity, environmental ...
By Kent Olson, John Westra
May 31, 2022
Future farm managers need a range of tools and knowledge to run successful businesses, and this accessible textbook provides the required foundations from economics and management, applied to the farm context. In today’s world where farms are subject to ever-changing industrial, labor, demographic...
By James L. Novak, Larry D. Sanders, Amy D. Hagerman
May 19, 2022
Agricultural Policy in the United States: Evolution and Economics traces U.S. agricultural policy from its colonial roots to the present, using economic concepts to analyze and interpret political and economic consequences. It also examines the processes by which agricultural policies are developed...
By George W. Norton, Jeffrey Alwang, William A. Masters
August 02, 2021
Economics of Agricultural Development examines the causes, severity, and effects of poverty, population growth, and malnutrition in developing countries. It discusses potential solutions to these problems, progress made in many countries in recent years, and the implications of globalization for ...
By Zhang-Yue Zhou
December 20, 2019
This book looks at food security from a socio-economic perspective. It offers a detailed and systematic examination of food security from its historical backgrounds, concepts and measurements, to the determinants and approaches to achieve food security. The book also introduces the key challenges ...
By Gerald D. Toland, Jr., William E. Nganje, Raphael Onyeaghala
October 04, 2017
Policy analysis is a dynamic process of discovery rather than a passive exercise of memorizing facts and conclusions. This text provides opportunities to "practice the craft" of policy analysis by engaging the reader in realistic case studies and problem-solving scenarios that require the selection...
By Shunsuke Managi, Koichi Kuriyama
September 22, 2016
This book aids those concerned about environmental issues to firmly grasp relevant analytical methods and to comprehend the thought process behind environmental economics. It does so by drawing from specific environmental issues and at the same time providing commentary that facilitates ...
By Felix R. FitzRoy, Elissaios Papyrakis
April 19, 2016
The 2nd edition of An Introduction to Climate Change Economics and Policy explains the key scientific, economic and policy issues related to climate change in a completely up-to-date introduction for anyone interested, and students at all levels in various related courses, including environmental ...
By John L. Pender, Bruce A. Weber, Thomas G. Johnson, J. Matthew Fannin
May 19, 2014
This book investigates the role of wealth in achieving sustainable rural economic development. The authors define wealth as all assets net of liabilities that can contribute to well-being, and they provide examples of many forms of capital – physical, financial, human, natural, social, and others. ...
By Jeffrey Dorfman
August 27, 2013
This book analyzes the economics of the food industry at every stage between the farm gate and the kitchen counter. Central to the text are agricultural marketing problems such as the allocation of production between competing products (such as fresh and frozen markets), spatial competition, ...
By Henning Hansen
May 02, 2013
Food and food markets still enjoy a pivotal role in the world economy and the international food industry is moving towards greater consolidation and globalization, with increased vertical integration and changes to market structure. Companies grow bigger in order to obtain economies of scale and ...