The Political Economy of Industrial Countries’ Agricultural Policies

  • L. Alan Winters
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Part of the Current Issues in Economics book series (CIE)

Abstract

Agricultural policies in nearly all industrial countries’ raise prices, redistribute income regressively and towards a small section of society, and impose economic costs both at home and abroad. In this chapter I consider why such an outcome is allowed to come about: why governments sanction it and electorates let them get away with it.

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© L. Alan Winters 1993

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