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Economic policies and agricultural performance

Jacques Lecaillon

Economic policies and agricultural performance

the case of Burkina Faso

by Jacques Lecaillon

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Published by Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burkina Faso,
  • Burkina Faso.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Burkina Faso.,
    • Agriculture and state -- Burkina Faso.,
    • Agriculture -- Burkina Faso.,
    • Burkina Faso -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 153-156.

      Statementby Jacques Lecaillon and Christian Morrisson.
      SeriesDevelopment Centre papers
      ContributionsMorrisson, Christian.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2144 .L42 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination158 p. ;
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2329426M
      LC Control Number86216027

      There was also a plan to improve the quality, rather than just the quantity, of goods produced. This failure to enhance exports or import substitutes means the country is missing out on creating jobs, boosting national per capita income, absorbing a growing labor force, and enabling more workers to shift out of traditional agriculture. Any economic growth was interrupted in June when the German army invaded Russia. Early governments generally relied on tax in kind and forced labor for their economic resources.

      Peter Hazell. Political considerations are therefore crucial to understand how agricultural and food policies are determined, to identify the constraints within which welfare-enhancing reforms are possible or notand finally to understand how coalitions can be created to stimulate growth and reduce poverty. Business cycles[ edit ] The business cycle became a predominant issue in the 19th century, as it became clear that industrial output, employment, and profit behaved in a cyclical manner. This lopsided public spending has even broader implications for value chains: The lack of improved seeds, credit, quality control, effective farmer organizations, and public-private partnerships could all be addressed through more proactive government intervention.

      Some policy rules can be imposed by external bodies, for instance the Exchange Rate Mechanism for currency. In the Fall I conducted a special topics in econometrics for nine of our graduate students, focussing this year on nonparametric statistics Economic policies and agricultural performance book econometrics. Despite over 30 years of continuous growth in per capita income and rapid urbanization, Ghana has not been able to industrialize. Interest ratesif set by the Government Incomes policies and price controls that aim at imposing non-monetary controls on inflation Reserve requirements which affect the money multiplier Tools and goals[ edit ] Policy is generally directed to achieve particular objectives, like targets for inflationunemploymentor economic growth. A partial equilibrium multimarket model for Sudan is developed and used. Development of new industries was somewhat undermined by the purge of capitalists that had taken place since and the purge intellectuals that Stalin carried out in the s you have another information sheet on this.


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Any economic growth was interrupted in June when the German army invaded Russia. However, it could now also debase the coinage and so increase the money supply. Agricultural economists have contributed to understanding how households make choices between purchasing food or preparing it at home, how food prices are determined, definitions of poverty thresholds, how consumers respond to price and income changes in a consistent way, and survey and experimental tools for understanding consumer preferences.

Petty crimes and hooliganism were fairly common in these cities. This past summer I wrote two papers on related issues in computer programming, accpted Economic policies and agricultural performance book publication, and revised a third on growth in two-sector models for publication.

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However, discretionary policy can be subject to dynamic inconsistency : a government may say it intends to raise interest rates indefinitely to bring inflation under control, but then relax its stance later.

So he needed to destroy the power of the Kulaks to control grain prices. Business Economic policies and agricultural performance book edit ] The business cycle became a predominant issue in the 19th century, as it became clear that industrial output, employment, and profit behaved in a cyclical manner.

There was considerable debate about mercantilism and other restrictive trade practices like the Navigation Actsas trade policy became associated with both national wealth and with foreign and colonial policy.

This can occur for example as a result of intervention by the International Monetary Fund. Consequently, normative economic hypotheses cannot be tested. Peter Hazell. In the Fall I conducted a special topics in econometrics for nine of our graduate students, focussing this year on nonparametric statistics and econometrics.

The result was a weakening of the financial system and the collapse of development banks. Gambian agriculture has been unable to respond greatly to these inducements and other initiatives as yields remain practically stagnant and production revolves around a declining trend.

Gold and silver were in supply in different proportions. For instance, unemployment could potentially be reduced by altering laws relating to trade unions or unemployment insuranceas well as by macroeconomic demand-side factors like interest rates.

Studies of risk and decision-making under uncertainty have real-world applications to crop insurance policies and to understanding how farmers in developing countries make choices about technology adoption.

Stalin also encouraged education for peasants on the Kolkhoz Literacy schemes were introduced and publicized through propaganda. But bythe government stopped promoting Stakhanovism, which suggests they knew such propaganda was ineffective. If all of these are selected as goals for the short term, then policy is likely to be incoherent, because a normal consequence of reducing inflation and maintaining currency stability is increasing unemployment and increasing interest rates.

The simulated policies include changes in the world prices of crops, removal of taxes on producers, and appreciation of the domestic currency. So in order to feed his industrial workforce Stalin needed to revolutionise agriculture.

However, this has not been the case in Ghana. Careers in agricultural economics require at least a bachelor's degree, and research careers in the field require graduate-level training. Nevertheless, there were economic improvements: Rationing came to an end and free education and medicine were made available to more and more of the population.

Because agriculture is a large part of most developing economies, both in terms of employment and share of GDP, agricultural economists have been at the forefront of empirical research on development economics, contributing to our understanding of agriculture's role in economic development, economic growth and structural transformation.

Reasons why Stalin wanted to carry out the economic policies: 1. By most peasants were using tractors, provided by Machine Tractor Stations supplied by the state By almost all agricultural land was organized into collectives. Other policies, such as public investments in research, food standards, or land reforms, may increase total welfare, but these policies come also with distributional effects.

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