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Agricultural policy and policy failure in developing countries


, : Agricultural policy and policy failure in developing countries. Studies in Applied Economics and Rural Institutions, Publications of the Research Centre for International Agrarian Development, Heidelberg ( 19): 69-82

It is widely agreed that domestic policies discriminating against agriculture are a major cause of agricultural stagnation in developing countries. The political causes of discrimination against agriculture are examined. Three approaches to explaining policy failure with regard to agriculture may be distinguished.

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