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Cover for The root cause of unstable grain prices.

This chapter explains, in conceptual terms, why the price of grain and other agricultural commodities is unstable. In order to do this, an economic model of the market is deployed. Section 4.2 presents the basic elements of the conventional form of the model of the market. Section 4.3 asks what...

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Unstable grain prices - who wins? Who loses?

Shifts in supply and demand for grain lie at the heart of price volatility. The present chapter asks: Does volatility matter? Do people suffer? Is society harmed in some way? If so, how? The chapter starts by defining 'farmers' and 'consumers'. The next section discusses the four circumstances that ...

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economics of farm animal welfare: theory, evidence and policy.

This book contains 9 chapters that discuss some of the latest developments in economic research that are relevant to animal welfare and related policy development, including the evolution of animal welfare as a branch of animal science; animal welfare from an economic theory perspective; consumer...

Author(s)
Ahmadi, B. V.; Moran, D.; D'Eath, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book
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Cover for People, money and resources: the drivers of institutionalization.

This chapter responds to the question of how sending countries (of people, money and resources) contribute to the institutionalization of children in receiving countries. It explores the demand factors for orphanage tourism that drive what is argued as the unnecessary institutionalization of...

Author(s)
Mathews, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Goat products supply chains.

This chapter deals with the supply chain management of diversified products derived from goats (e.g. goat milk, goat meat and transgenic goat products). In addition, the chapter explains how supply chain management serves as a baseline for information for the government, private sector and industry ...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism supply.

This chapter defines three categories of tourism supply (tourist attractions, tourist facilities and services, and tourism-supporting infrastructure), and describes a number of characteristics of tourism supply such as its perishability, intangibility, rigidity, heterogeneity and others.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Methods to increase fish production: welfare and sustainability implications.

This chapter discusses the brief introduction to aquaculture (what aquaculture is and why is it important, what intensive aquaculture means, and special features of finfish aquaculture in the context of intensification); how intensive aquaculture is achieved (measures and actions for aquaculture...

Author(s)
Huntingford, F.; Turnbull, J.; Kadri, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Prices and value in co-produced hospitality and tourism experiences.

This chapter explores the role of pricing when the consumed product is co-produced in the context of tourism and hospitality experiences. The discussion covers three phases of tourism consumption/transaction: advanced booking, production/service and payment, which all have implications on pricing...

Author(s)
Yu XiaoJuan; Schwartz, Z.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The bioeconomy: delivering sustainable green growth.

This book explores the development of the bioeconomy across the world from an economic and policy perspective, as well as identifying potential future pathways and issues. It uses a broad definition, covering all sectors using biological resources except health. The book's chapters can be broadly...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book
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Cover for Supply-side economics.

This chapter focuses on the supply-side economics of the bioeconomy, which covers the relationships between the input and output of a production process, how production reacts to market signals (prices), the way this is organized into production units (companies) and the manner in which companies...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter

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