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Challenges and Issues in the Next Decade: A Proactive Role for Agricultural and Resource Economists

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  • Armbruster, Walter J.
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    Economic and environmental challenges in the global economy raise significant issues that require public policy and private sector attention over the next decade. Price volatility, invasive species, sustainable biofuels production, and climate change all affect our agricultural and resource base and its future. Agricultural and resource economists must provide analyses of public policy and private sector strategies based on innovative research that integrates insights across disciplinary boundaries. Proactive communication of the results to decision makers can make a difference in how these important societal issues are addressed and help to shape the future.

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    Article provided by Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association in its journal Agricultural and Resource Economics Review.

    Volume (Year): 38 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (April)
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:arerjl:49860

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    Keywords: economics; environment; policy research; communication; Agricultural and Food Policy; Resource /Energy Economics and Policy;

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