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Countryside Stewardship: Farmers, Policies and Markets

Edited By: Guido Van Huylenbroeck and Martin Whitby

232 pages, Figs, tabs

Pergamon Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #103742 | ISBN: 0080435874
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About this book

Examines the economic nature of the agri-environmental measures that were intended to reduce the negative effects of agricultural production on countryside amenities and stimulate the positive contributions of farmers to countryside management.

...the first cross-country, empirical study to examine the market effects of stewardship policies across Europe, as well as their possible impact on the supply of agricultural commodities. Reference & Research Book News


Contents

Introduction to research on Countryside Stewardship Policies (G. van Huylenbroeck et al.). Economic nature of stewardship: complementarity and trade-offs with food and fibre production (P. Gatto, M. Merlo). Policy indicators and a typology of instruments (F. Bonnieux, P. Dupraz). The invisible costs of implementation and administration (K. Falconer, M. Whitby). Farmers' attitudes and uptake (L. Drake et al.). Modelling regional production and income effects (O. Rohm, S. Dabbert). Estimating aggregate output effects (F. Sinabell et al.). Analysis of trade distortions (D. Damianos, Y. Barlas). Conclusions and recommendations (G. van Huylenbroeck, M. Whitby).

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