Over The Past Decade, Developing And Formerly Centrally Planned Economies Have Embarked On Fundamental Economic Reforms The Reforms At The Macroeconomic Level Notably In Fiscal, Monetary And Trade Policies Have Been At The Heart Of The Policy And Analytic Debate Yet, This Book Shows That While These Macroeconomic Reforms Are A Necessary Condition For Growth, They Are Not In Themselves Sufficient Or Sustainable Reforms In The Productive Sectors Of The Economy Agriculture, Industry And Services Are Also Required, And The Sequencing Of These Reforms Is A Vital Issue This Volume Examines The Relationship Between Macroeconomic And Trade Reforms And Adjustments In Food And Agricultural Policies Comparative Perspectives Are Provided, Based On A Wide Range Of Developing And Formerly Centrally Planned Country Studies The Volume Addresses A Critical Lacunae In The Literature Concerning Economic Adjustment And Demonstrates The Need For Economy Wide Perspectives The Neglect Of Critical Linkages, And Notably The Macro Agro Linkages, Is Shown To Have Undermined Reforms In A Wide Range Of Countries The Daily Challenge Facing Economists Is Evident From The Stalled And Increasingly Vulnerable Reform Experience To Be Effective, Reforms Must Embrace The Whole Economy, And Not Least Agriculture And The Food Producing And Food Processing Sectors This Book Shows How Greater Emphasis On The Productive Sectors, And The Adoption Of An Economy Wide Perspective To Reform, Will Greatly Enhance The Prospects Of Food Security And Equitable And Sustainable Growth.
Ian Goldin is a professor at the University of Oxford in England He took up his most recent position as director of Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford, in September 2006 He is the Oxford University Professor of Globalisation and Development, and holds a professorial fellowship at Balliol College, Oxford.
- 338 pages
- Economic Reform, Trade and Agricultural Development
- Ian Goldin
- 13 March 2019 Ian Goldin