Introduction to the Ethics and Economics of Agrifood Competition: Connotations, Complications and Commentary

  • Harvey S. JamesJr.
Part of the The International Library of Environmental, Agricultural and Food Ethics book series (LEAF, volume 20)


After briefly explaining the context for questioning whether the agrifood industry suffers from a lack of free and fair competition, this introduction has three objectives. First, to assess the meaning of adequate and fair competition. Second, to summarize the contributed essays published in this volume. Third, to comment about what the analyses tell us about the ethics and economics of agrifood competition.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Agricultural & Applied EconomicsUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA

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