Monday, April 26, 2010

The economics of food

Westhoff, Patrick C.(Patrick Charles),1958-
The economics of food : how feeding and fueling the planet affects food prices

Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press, c2010.
vi, 247 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Shields Library HD9000.4 .W47 2010 In process

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-232) and index.

Biofuel boom -- Tell me the oil price -- Policies matter -- Rain and grain -- Money in the pocket, food on the plate -- Food appreciation and dollar depreciation -- Speculating on speculation -- Stuff happens -- A longer view.

Food prices.
Biomass energy.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.


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