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FAO Economic and Social Development Papers


Policy reform and the agricultural sector

65 Agricultural stabilization and structural adjustment policies in developing countries (A.H. Sarris, 1987)

66 Agricultural issues in structural adjustment programs (R.D. Norton, 1987)

84 Measures of protection: methodology, economic interpretation and policy relevance (P.L. Scandizzo, 1989)

90 The impact of stabilization and structural adjustment policies on the rural sector – case-studies of Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Liberia, Zambia and Morocco (P. Salin and E.-M. Claassen, 1991)

95 Guidelines for monitoring the impact of structural adjustment programmes on the agricultural sector (A.H. Sarris, 1990)

96 The effects of trade and exchange rate policies on production incentives in agriculture (C. Kirkpatrick and D. Diakosavvas, 1990)

98 Institutional changes in agricultural products and input markets and their impact on agricultural performance (A. Thomson, 1991)

99 Agricultural labour markets and structural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa (L.D. Smith, 1991)

100 Structural adjustment and household welfare in rural areas – a micro-economic perspective (R. Gaiha, 1991)

103 The impact of structural adjustment on smallholders (J.-M. Boussard, 1992)

104 Structural adjustment policy sequencing in sub-Saharan Africa (L.D. Smith and N. Spooner, 1991)

105 The role of public and private agents in the food and agricultural sectors of developing countries (L.D. Smith and A. Thomson, 1991)

115 Design of poverty alleviation strategy in rural areas (R. Gaiha, 1993)

124 Structural adjustment and agriculture: African and Asian experiences (A. de Janvry and E. Sadoulet, 1994)

125 Transition and price stabilization policies in East European agriculture (E.-M. Claassen, 1994)

128 Agricultural taxation under structural adjustment (A.H. Sarris, 1994)

131 Trade patterns, cooperation and growth (P.L. Scandizzo, 1995)

134 Rural informal credit markets and the effectiveness of policy reform (A.H. Sarris, 1996)

135 International dynamics of national sugar policies (T.C. Earley and D.W. Westfall, 1996)

136 Growth theories, old and new, and the role of agriculture in economic development (N.S. Stern, 1996)


107 Land reform and structural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa: controversies and guidelines (J.-Ph. Platteau, 1992). French version: Réforme agraire et ajustement structurel en Afrique subsaharienne: controverses et orientations

110 Agricultural sustainability: definition and implications for agricultural and trade policy (T. Young, 1992)

121 Policies for sustainable development: four essays (A. Markandya, 1994)

132 The economics of international agreements for the protection of environmental and agricultural services (S. Barrett, 1996)

138 Economic development and environmental policy (S. Barrett, 1997)

139 Population pressure and management of natural resources. An economic analysis of traditional management of small-scale fishing (J.M. Baland and J.P. Platteau, 1996)

• Halting degradation of natural resources. Is there a role for rural communities? (J.-M. Baland and J.-Ph. Platteau, 1996). Published by Oxford University Press

In preparation

• The implications of regional trading arrangements for agricultural trade (T. Josling)

• Temporary trade shocks and structural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa (J. Harrigan)

• Growth and trade: an investigative survey (P.L. Scandizzo and M. Spinedi)

• Elasticity of supply response by farmers in developing countries: the role of institutional constraints (A. de Janvry and E. Sadoulet)

• The role of group size and homogeneity in collective action, with special reference to common property resource arrangements (J.-Ph. Platteau and J.-M. Baland)

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