A preliminary account of Australian agriculture in a global economic context

Mula, Joseph M. and MacRae, Don (1979) A preliminary account of Australian agriculture in a global economic context. In: 1979 Australian Agricultural Economics Society Conference, 16 Aug 1979, Canberra, Australia.

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Abstract

Global research projects in recent years have recognised the fundamental nature of food policy in the changing pattern of international relations. Some projects have focussed on this area of investigation, others like the study described in this paper have worked from the premise that food problems are central to the so-called global problematique. This in seeking debate on the content of work-in-progress to develop a World-Australia economic model, we could not improve on starting this process with the Australian Agricultural Economics Society. Accordingly, we have attempted to draw out the agricultural content of our work to extend an existing regional model of the world economic system. Completed agriculture-based case studies using the existing model are described to provide a context for proposed issue-based case studies dealing with food and energy problems relative to resource depletion constraints and considerations of environmental feasibility in Australia.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: At head of cover title : 'Australian Resources and Environmental Assessment (AREA) Model. A study by the Department of Science and the Environment in consultation with Commonwealth departments and agencies.' Scan of published version deposited with permission of publisher.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Accounting
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2008 02:27
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2013 01:15
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australian; global; economics; environment; trade; exports; imports; agriculture; food policy
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140201 Agricultural Economics
14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140205 Environment and Resource Economics
14 Economics > 1403 Econometrics > 140303 Economic Models and Forecasting
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9402 Government and Politics > 940204 Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3827

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