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Food security, freer agricultural trade and endogenous policy formation

Othman, Jamal (2003) Food security, freer agricultural trade and endogenous policy formation. Analisis, 10 (1). pp. 107-123. ISSN 0127-8983

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In light of the on going policy debate on globalization issues, this paper illustrates the implication of interest group influence and national strategic interests on policy formation in the Malaysian rice sub-sector when the policymaker welfare criterion was used in drawing up policies. This paper suggests a domestic and international political-economic scenario where joint welfare maximization will be the desirable policy choice among trading countries.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: political economy, agricultural policy, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2010 06:16
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2010 06:16
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/324

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