Agricultural Policies and Environmental Interaction in OECD Contries
AbstractAgriculture is heavily subsidized in most of the OECD countries. On the other hand, environmental externalities occur because of protection related pollution. In this study the structure of agricultural protection in the OECD countries was examined in a chronological and comparative perspective. In addition, the policy-environment interaction was scrutinized in order to better understand environmental implications of agricultural policies in the era of globalization. Evidence was found for international trade and environmental interaction in some of the OECD countries such that production and technological impact appear to be a prominent factor in environmental pollution.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by ICER - International Centre for Economic Research in its series ICER Working Papers with number 26-2008.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2008
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OECD; Agricultural Policy; Environment; EPI;
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- Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy
- Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth
- F53 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy - - - International Agreements and Observance; International Organizations
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