Post-reform India has seen a decline in agricultural growth as well as supply-demand imbalance and rising prices. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of domestic and international prices and trade since 1980-81, covering the past quarter of a century. Backed with rich data, it provides comparisons between the pre- and post-liberalisation policies and their effect on farm profitability, domestic prices and prices variability, and examines their possible role in determining the trajectory of agricultural growth since 1991. The book will appeal to students, scholars and researchers of agr
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Abbreviations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Indian Agriculture under Economic Reforms: A Preliminary Review; 3. Agricultural Price Policy and Farm Profitability: Examining Linkages; 4. International Price Trends and Volatility ; 5. Agricultural Trade: Policies and Patterns; 6. Trade Competitiveness of Indian Agriculture: A Comparison of Domestic and World Prices; 7. Decomposing Variability in Agricultural Prices; 8. Evaluation and Conclusion Appendix I: Methodology for Measuring Price Volatility Appendix II: The Decomposition Model; Appendix III: Tables; Appendix IV: Figures; Bibliography; About the Author; Index
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