Region Focus

2003

 

Winter 2003

The Agriculture Bill's Bountiful Harvest

Legislation Boosts Payments to Fifth District Farmers
By Carl Brooks


Readings

Gardner, Bruce L. "Changing Economic Perspectives on the Farm Problem."
Journal of Economic Literature, 1992, vol. 30, no. I, pp. 62-101.

Johnston, Warren E. and Gerald A.G. Frengley. "Economic Adjustments and Changes in Financial Viability of the Farming Sector: The New Zealand Experience." American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1994, vol. 76, no. 5, pp. 1034-1040.

Murphy, Kevin M., Andrei Shleifer, and Robert W. Vishny. "Why Is Rent-Seeking So Costly to Growth?" American Economic Review, 1993, vol. 83, no. 2, pp. 409-414.

Orden, David. "Reform's Stunted Crop." Regulation, 2002, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 26-32.

Orden, David, Robert Paarlberg, and Terry Roe. Policy Reform in American Agriculture: Analysis and Prognosis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.

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