Rational Economic Policy
A New Zealand PerspectiveBook - 2016
The work described here relates in a very general way to international commerce and New Zealand's place in this world. The New Zealand economy is peculiar in the sense that it is very small, with no direct global leverage and subject to the 'tyranny of distance'. Some of the chapters are concerned with the New Zealand agricultural sector, its prominent place in the New Zealand economy and the competition for resources it faces with other tradeable industries. Some chapters are concerned with the competition New Zealand faces in world markets. The international agricultural markets are, Professor Anne Krueger noted, bewilderingly complex environments where governments and bureaucrats strive in the hope of gaining some national advantage for producers and manufacturers. The aim is to benefit consumers, of course, but the path is often a circuitous one
Publisher: Nelson, New Zealand :, Copy Press Books,, 2016.
Branch Call Number: 330.993 LAT
Characteristics: x, 417 pages :,illustrations (some colour) ;,24 cm.