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Economics of Resources, Agriculture and Food - 2nd edition

Economics of Resources, Agriculture and Food (ISBN10: 1577666240; ISBN13: 9781577666240)
ISBN13: 978-1577666240
ISBN10: 1577666240

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0070259584
ISBN10: 0070259585

Summary: This text is intended for students who are interested in learning the principles of economics. It is particularly appropriate for students enrolled in colleges of agriculture and in some of the biological and physical science courses in liberal arts colleges, where a familiarity of agriculture will help enliven examples. Economics of Resources, Agriculture, and Food was developed to present the full range of basic economic theory, which is illustrated with examples f
rom resource, agricultural, and food issues of today. Students who study this text will be prepared to understand the basis for most economic and management decisions.

New to This Edition:
  • Coverage of the importance of resource management and conservation in the economics of agriculture.
  • Coverage of the expanded role of agribusiness in the economics of processing and marketing food.
  • Coverage of agricultural economics from an international perspective.
  • Section devoted to macroeconomics.
Features :
  • The first task of this text is to present the basic concepts of microecnomics. An understanding of how individual producers and consumers make economic decisions is fundamental. However, an understanding of the elements of macroeconomics is also key to preparing new economists to deal with complex issues. With these basic tools, students will be ready to appreciate the economic aspects of the major economic issues facing agriculture.
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Summary: This text is intended for students who are interested in learning the principles of economics. It is particularly appropriate for students enrolled in colleges of agriculture and in some of the biological and physical science courses in liberal arts colleges, where a familiarity of agriculture will help enliven examples. Economics of Resources, Agriculture, and Food was developed to present the full range of basic economic theory, which is illustrated with examples from resource, agricultural, and food issues of today. Students who study this text will be prepared to understand the basis for most economic and management decisions.

New to This Edition:
  • Coverage of the importance of resource management and conservation in the economics of agriculture.
  • Coverage of the expanded role of agribusiness in the economics of processing and marketing food.
  • Coverage of agricultural economics from an international perspective.
  • Section devoted to macroeconomics.
Features :
  • The first task of this text is to present the basic concepts of microecnomics. An understanding of how individual producers and consumers make economic decisions is fundamental. However, an understanding of the elements of macroeconomics is also key to preparing new economists to deal with complex issues. With these basic tools, students will be ready to appreciate the economic aspects of the major economic issues facing agriculture.
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 02
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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