The Economics of Natural and Human Resources in Agriculture

The Economics of Natural and Human Resources in Agriculture

eBook - 2009
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Scholars in agriculture from Israel, Turkey, Canada, and the US offer an innovative approach to studying the allocation of natural and human resources in the agricultural sector of developed, developing, and transition economies. Part A, on natural resources in agriculture, contains sections on management of water salinity, management of water resources, and the role of resources in the development of the agricultural sector and the economy as a whole. Part B contains material on knowledge and productivity, and governance and agricultural policies. A section on labor and management on farm households focuses on education, efficient allocation of time between farm work and off-farm employment opportunities, and management and entrepreneurial skills. The book is for scholars and advanced students of agricultural and resource economics. Many chapters conclude with policy implications, making the book of interest to policy makers. Kimhi and Finkelshtain teach in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Management at Hebrew University. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2009
ISBN: 9781613240762
1613240767
9781607410294
160741029X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 353 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Finkelshtain, Israel

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