On international agricultural trade reform
McGovern, Mark F. & Pace, Cassandra A. (2004) On international agricultural trade reform. In Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development Conference, 13-16 July, Gold Coast International Hotel, Queensland.
Despite over a decade of talks on reform, agriculture remains the most highly subsidised sector in the world economy. The aim in this paper is to consider international agricultural trade reform. A review of the literature on international agricultural trade reform reveals several dominant themes. The first concerns the influences of national interests, both domestically and internationally. The domestic positions of the USA and the EU are seen by many to dominate international policy. A second theme centres on the argument that trade reform is good. This position is highly contested in the literature and policy debates with both sides appearing strongly supported. A third theme is the prospects for further trade reform and international negotiations. How the Uruguay Round has advanced, or failed to advance, international trade is one issue. Subsequently, examining the future of Doha and other negotiations post Cancun raises important issues about multilateral, bilateral and other approaches.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||trade reform, subsidies, USA, EU, free trade, International business|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > International Business (150308)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200) > Public Economics- Public Choice (140213)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200) > Agricultural Economics (140201)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200) > Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation (140209)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||18 Oct 2004|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:08|
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