Table of contents for International agricultural development / edited by Carl K. Eicher and John M. Staatz.

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Part I - The Challenge


Agricultural Development Ideas in Historical Perspective

John M. Staatz and Carl K. Eicher

Agricultural and Foods Needs to 2025

Alex F. McCalla

Foreign Aid and Agriculture-Led Development

John W. Mellor

Part II - Historical and Theoretical Perspectives


Economic Performance through Time

Douglass C. North

Community, Market, and State

Yujiro Hayami

Markets, Market Failures, and Development

Joseph E. Stiglitz

The Agricultural Transformation

C. Peter Timmer

Agriculture on the Road to Industrialization

John W. Mellor

Models of Agricultural Development

Vernon W. Ruttan

Induced Innovation Model of Agricultural Development

Vernon W. Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami

Part III - Policy Perspectives


The Macroeconomics of Food and Agriculture

C. Peter Timmer

The Case for Trade Liberalization

Rudiger Dornbusch

The Plundering of Agriculture in Developing Countries

Maurice Schiff and Alberto Valdés

The Political Framework for Agricultural Policy Decisions

Robert H. Bates

Food, Economics, and Entitlements

Anartya Sen

Part IV - Agricultural Transformation and Rural Economic Development


Learning from Experience

Agricultural Development: Transforming Human Capital, Technology, and Institutions

James T. Bonnen

Agricultural and Rural Development: Painful Lessons

Hans P. Binswanger

The Peasant in Economic Modernization

Yujiro Hayami

Institutional and Human Capital

Reflections on Land Reform and Farm Size

Hans P. Binswanger and Miranda Elgin

Investing in People

Theodore W. Schultz

Projects for Women: Explaining Their Misbehavior

Mayra Buvini

Agricultural Extension in the Twenty-first Century

Charles H. Antholt

How Do Market Failures Justify Interventions in Rural Credit Markets?

Timothy J. Besley

Microfinance: The Paradigm Shift form Credit Delivery to Sustainable Financial Intermediation

Marguerite S. Robinson

Micro and Small Enterprises and the Rural Poor

Carl Liedholm

Technology Development and Sustainability

Constraints on the Design of Sustainable Systems of Agricultural Production

Vernon W. Ruttan

African Agriculture: Productivity and Sustainability Issues

Thomas Reardon

Maintaining Productivity Gains in Post- Green Revolution Asian Agriculture

Michael Morris and Derek Byerlee

Confronting the Ecological Consequences of the Rice Green Revolution in Tropical Asia

Prabhu L. Pingali

Choice of Technique in Rice Milling on Java

C. Peter Timmer, with a comment by William L. Collier, Jusuf Colter, Sinarhadi, and Robert d'A. Shaw and a reply by C. Peter Timmer

Past V - Lessons from Economies in Transition


Agricultural Development and Reform in China

Justin Yifu Lin

The Role of Agriculture in Indonesia's Development

C. Peter Timmer

Zimbabwe's Maize Revoluion: Insights for Closing Africa's Food Gap.

Carl K. Eicher and Bernard Kupfuma

Path-dependent Policy Reforms: From Land Reform to Rural Development in Columbia

Alain de Janvry and Elizabeth Sadoulet

Agricultrual Reform in Central and Eastern Europe

Johan F.M. Swinnen

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Agriculture Economic aspects Developing countries, Agriculture and state Developing countries, Rural development Government policy Developing countries, Agriculture Economic aspects Europe, Eastern, Agriculture and state Europe, Eastern, Rural development Government policy Europe, Eastern