Best Reference Books – Principles of Agricultural Economics

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Principles of Agricultural Economics subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Principles of Agricultural Economics along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Principles of Agricultural Economics subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Principles of Agricultural Economics" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Modern Economic Theory” by Dewett K K

“Modern Economic Theory” Book Review: This book provides enough coverage, up to point solutions as well as sufficient exercises for the readers desiring to gain maximum knowledge after the completion of the book. Provided in the book are chapters on world economies, financial systems and markets etc. Other important topics covered in the book include theory of income and employ-ability or macroeconomics, money and banking, international economies and public finance. Plethora of solved examples are included in every chapter of the book. Advanced concepts like Economic systems, economics of development and planning and economies of welfare, developments in and criticism of compensation principle, market structures and social welfare are also covered extensively in the book. Students pursuing BA and B. Com courses(Pass and Honours) as well as post graduate students of Arts and Commerce can benefit from the book. Students preparing for various competitive examinations may also find it beneficial.

2. “Economics” by Samuelson P

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“Economics” Book Review: This book on Economics, published in the year 1948, is the guideline for the principles of economic courses provided all over the country. This course is generally offered to students at the first to third graduate college year, preferably after elementary courses in general modern economics. It has also been revised from time-to-time to contain all the relevant changes happening each year. Chapters like Economic systems, developmental economics and planning and economies of welfare are also provided in the subsequent chapters of the book.

3. “1983. Modern Microeconomics” by Koutsoyiannis A

“1983. Modern Microeconomics” Book Review: This book provides a broader comparison and description of the traditional and the ‘modern’ micro-theory. It’s main focus lies on the area of the models of behaviour of the basic economic units, consumers and producers. A specific chapter has been provided to the concept of oligopoly which is considered as the typical market structure of the modern industrial world. Three important concepts of the theory of factor pricing, general equilibrium theory and welfare theory are covered in the third part of the book. This is an intermediate-level book and written mainly for the students pursuing undergraduate micro-theory courses. It can also be beneficial for postgraduate students. Mathematical proofs are also presented as footnotes as well as verbal approach and extensive use of diagrams has been adopted in order to illustrate the verbal exposition by the author.

4. “Intermediate Microeconomics” by Varian H R

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“Intermediate Microeconomics” Book Review: This book is presented as a combination of analytical rigour as well as accessibility. New chapters such as treatments of game theory and competitive strategy have been added to the existing edition of the book. Also provided in the book are a plethora of examples as well as exercise questions to practice as well as test the concepts grasped by the book. It also has an all-round introduction to Microeconomics with an excellent list of references and diagrams are also clearly labelled in the book. Students preparing for various competitive examinations as well as undergraduate students may find it fruitful.

5. “Principles of agricultural economics” by Sundar

“Principles of agricultural economics” Book Review: Basic overview of this book includes the topics like the principles of ‘microeconomics’ or ‘price-theory’ and the book describes the significance of agricultural economics for rural development. It also covers the topics of agricultural and food sectors of developing countries. Particularly targeted for students pursuing BA and B. Com courses, this book provides a complete overview of several related and relevant topics.

6. “Principles of Agricultural Economics: Markets and Prices in Less Developed Countries” by David Colman and Trevor Young

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“Principles of Agricultural Economics” Book Review: Markets and Prices in Less Developed Countries Book Review: Main emphasis on the economic principles required by agricultural economists involved in rural development has been provided in the book. Topics like principles of production, supply and demand has been provided in the first few chapters of the book. In the second section of the book, chapters devoted to topics like tools for the study and management of the agricultural sector and food markets, equilibrium and exchange are provided. In the final part of the book, chapters like trade and the theory of economic welfare, materials, analysing and comparing the effects of alternative agricultural policies etc are provided. This book is best suited for undergraduate as well as post-graduate students.

7. “Principles of Agricultural Economics (Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics)” by Andrew Barkley and Paul W Barkley

“Principles of Agricultural Economics (Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics)” Book Review: This book provides a clear explanation on the topics like power of economic principles to explain and predict issues and current events in the food, agricultural, agribusiness, international trade, natural resources and other sectors. This book is targeted for undergraduate engineering students enrolled in a course of economics. Other important chapters contained in the book include microeconomics aspects, agricultural economics, macroeconomics, international trade, agribusiness, environmental economics, natural resources, and international development.

8. “Agricultural Economics: Principles and Policy” by Christopher Ritson

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“Agricultural Economics: Principles and Policy” Book Review: This book is a teaching aid as well as a practical guide for undergraduate students pursuing economics or for engineering students having an economics paper in their course syllabus. It is the result of twenty years of experience and research of the author. Several important concepts such as economic units, consumers and producers, principles of production, supply and demand, equilibrium and exchange are covered extensively by the author in this textbook.

9. “Agricultural Economics: A Selection of Materials in Which Economic Principles Are Applied to the Practice of Agriculture” by Edwin Griswold Nourse

“Agricultural Economics: A Selection of Materials in Which Economic Principles Are Applied to the Practice of Agriculture” Book Review: This book takes a straightforward approach in describing topics like how to use market-based economy functions as well as how to use simple economic principles for improved decision making. It is a comprehensive textbook covering topics like factor pricing, general equilibrium theory and welfare theory. Microeconomics as well as macroeconomics are also covered in the book. This book targeted undergraduate as well as post-graduate students in order to prepare them for competitive as well as university level examinations.

10. “Forest Economics: Principles and Applications” by J C Nautiyal

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“Forest Economics: Principles and Applications” Book Review: This book is based on a topic which is growing in significance with each passing year, the subject of forest economics. Main emphasis has been provided on how we can use economics effectively in forest areas and also how we can improve several techniques used from years to come up with a better outcome. This book is for undergraduate as well as postgraduate students pursuing economics or for engineering students having an economics paper in their course syllabus.

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