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Farm incomes, wealth and agricultural policy: filling the CAP's core information gap.

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Description

The main thesis of this book is that, within the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), incomes are not, and never have been, assessed in a way that is appropriate to the fundamental needs of policy. This also applies in the UK and most other industrialized countries. Furthermore, with a few national exceptions, the necessary information is not available by which a policy aimed directly at enabling the agricultural population to enjoy a fair standard of living could be designed and monitored. Wealth, as it relates to the economic status of farmers and their families, is almost totally ignored. The book has 7 chapters and a subject index.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Hill, B.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Incomes and agricultural policy. Author(s): Hill, B.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 39) Conceptual issues. Author(s): Hill, B.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 84) Indicators of income from agricultural production. Author(s): Hill, B.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 142) Incomes of agricultural households. Author(s): Hill, B.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 228) Wealth. Author(s): Hill, B.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 261) Information and policy. Author(s): Hill, B.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Policy Analysis University of London (Imperial College London), London, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2012
  • ISBN
  • 9781845938475
  • Record Number
  • 20123189069