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Privatization of Agriculture in New Market Economies: Lessons From Bulgaria

Series: Natural Resource Management and Policy Volume: 6

Edited By: A Schmitz, K Moulton, A Buckwell and S Davidova


Hardback | Dec 1994 | #39554 | ISBN: 0792394984
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This book is about economic transformation in agriculture and the adjustments needed in public and private strategies to facilitate it. The book uses theory from the social and physical sciences and practical experience gained throughout the world to recommend strategies that are generally applicable to new market economies in transition.
Bulgaria is used as a case example because it provides an empirical reference of interest because of its diversity, its massive restructuring, and its precollectivization history as an efficient sector. The book also provides a means for coordinating output from a variety of projects currently active in Eastern Europe.


1. Agriculure Reform; S. Davidova, A. Buckwell. 2. Agriculture: Diversification and Productivity; N. Cochrane, A. Schmitz, S. Bojnec. 3. Land Reform: How Will the Future Look? A. Buckwell, S. Davidova, R. Trendafilov. 4. Land Markets and Tenure; S. Bishop, K. Howe, D. Kopeva, P. Mishev. 5. Disruption and Continuity in Bulgaria's Agrarian Reform; R. Lyons, G. Rausser, L. Simon. 6. Political Economy of Reform in Bulgarian Agriculture; J. Swinnen. 7. Food Consumption During Economic Transformation; A. Buckwell, J. Davis, K. Balcombe, S. Davidova. 8. Agriculture and the Environment; D. Zilberman, N. Naidenov, F. Castillo. 9. Price Policies During Transformation; A. Buckwell, N. Ivanova, S. Davidova. 10. Agricultural Trade: Post-Reform Challenges; S. Davidova, S. Tangermann, A. Tosheva. 11. The Grain Sector: Wheat is King; R. Meekhof, A. Schmitz, I. Penov. 12. Wine and the Politics of Survival; K. Moulton, A. Simova, N. Young. 13. The Cotton Industry in Decay; A. Schmitz, K. Moulton, R. Trendafilov, J. Slavova. 14. Liquidation Committees, Land Commission and No Fruit; K. Moulton, A. Schmitz, A. Simova. 15. Improving Markets and Marketing; P. Mishev, M. Mihaylova, N. Young, D. Hughes, S. Hamm. 16. Developing Human Capital; A. Alexiev, S.C. Schmidt, C. Rust. 17. Credit for Agriculture During the Transition; S. Petranov, K. Roussinov. 18. Credit Subsidies to Support Agriculture; L. Karp, S. Stefanou. 19. Agricultural Transformation: an Overview; K. Moulton, A. Schmitz, A. Buckwell, R. Trendafilov.

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