The economic development of Thai agriculture

  • 250 Pages
  • 0.21 MB
  • English
Australian National University Press , Canberra
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Thai



Statement[by] T. H. Silcock.
LC ClassificationsHD2105.5 .S53
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 250 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4438583M
ISBN 100708106897
LC Control Number79096762

The book is concerned with the development of agriculture in a 'contact economy', i.e. an economy lying on the boundary between subsistence farming and farming dependent on a market.

It is presented that in a ' contact economy' those who secure access to the market often have both the inducement and the power to hold on to their advantage by preventing faster : T.

Silcock. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Silcock, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), Economic development of Thai agriculture.

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Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press. This book is concerned with the development of agriculture in a 'contact economy'- an economy lying on the boundary between subsistence farming and farming dependent on the market.

Thailand was opened to trade with the West over a century ago, and Thai farmers became accustomed to selling their surplus produce by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Silcock, Thomas H.

(Thomas Henry), Economic development of Thai agriculture. Canberra, Australian National University Press, Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA) The purpose of this paper is to describe the problems being faced by Thai agricultural exports, with principal emphasis on the appreciation of how these problems developed and the progress that Author: Sopin Tongpan.

Therefore, the land and labor ratio has increased sharply. According to Shintani [], the land productivity of Thai agriculture continues to increase due to development of land saving technology and the man/land ratio turns down due to the progress of labor saving technology induced by labor Size: KB.

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Thailand is the second largest economy in Southeast Asia. This paper addresses the role of Thailand’s past and present agricultural sector.

The analysis is focused primarily on agricultural development in Thailand which has accelerated progress in the Thai economy for over a half century. The principal aim is to identify a general figure of the agricultural sector in its various stages of development.

dividing Thai economic history into four sub-periods, namely, I)which is the period that Thailand laid foundations for the subsequent high and stable economic growth.

II)which is the period of macroeconomic uncertainty, hardship and difficult adjustments. III)which is the decade of extraordinary high Size: 2MB. The Role of Agriculture in Economic Development and Poverty Reduction An Empirical and Conceptual Foundation ii The Role ofAgriculture in Economic Development and Poverty Reduction: that such treatments rely on asymmetric assumptions about the economic characteristics The economic development of Thai agriculture book agriculture and non-agriculture.

Hence they cannot be utilized as File Size: 5MB. There is much more now to the Thai economy besides rice but rice was the basis for the economy and, until recent decades, the dominant industry.

Now rice growing and all other agricultural industries, including forestry and fisheries, constitutes less than one sixth of total economic production. Furthermore, Thai agriculture suits for the future source of income and growth if Thailand could be able to maintain a net food supplier during an anxiety of food security around the world (FAO, ).

Therefore, Thai agriculture should not take out of the consideration. File Size: KB. The economic development of a large country may be thought of as the development of a national system composed of cities and their sur- rounding commuting : Erik Thorbecke.

The Thai governmental organisation most responsible for implementing the sufficiency economy is the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB). The NESDB's primary tool for mobilising action is the publication of the National Economic and Development Plan.

at Kansas State University. He is the author and editor of sixteen books and numerous journal articles on development economics, income dis-tribution, development theory, the economics of conflict, the Japanese economy, and entrepreneurship.

His book, Inequality in Africa: Polit-ical Elites, Proletariat, Peasants, and the Poor (Cambridge UniversityFile Size: 8MB. Thailand is one of the great development success stories. Due to smart economic policies it has become an upper middle income economy and is making progress towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.

Over the last four decades, Thailand has made remarkable progress in social and economic development, moving from a low-income to an upper. Agricultural Economics. This note explains the following topics: Principles of Agricultural Economics, Fundamentals of Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology, Production Economics and Farm Management, Agricultural Finance, Agricultural Marketing, Fundamentals of Farm Business Management Including Project Development Appraisal & Monitoring, Management of Agro-based Missing: Thai agriculture.

Thailand - Thailand - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: Rice is not only the main staple crop of the country but also the primary agricultural export. Thailand has for decades been one of the world’s largest rice exporters. Although high-yield varieties of rice were adopted in the s, rice yields are much lower than in East Asia, owing primarily to less-efficient labour inputs.

Defining the concept economic development. Economic development requires improved competitiveness and employment creation across many sectors of the economy.

Economic development. The economy of Thailand is dependent on exports, which accounts for more than two-thirds of the country's gross domestic product (GDP). Thailand itself is a newly industrialized country, with a GDP of trillion baht (US$ billion) inthe 8th largest economy of Asia, according to the World Bank.

As ofThailand has an average inflation of % and an account surplus of % Country group: Developing/Emerging, Upper. Thailand’s economic development has been quite successful in terms of achieving high growth rate and reasonable per capita income.

The country’s economic performance in terms of the transformation of production and exports are tending toward the normal pattern of increasing share of manufactured products.

However, the major problems Thailand is still facing are the late reduction of its. Agriculture and economic development Paperback – January 1, by Subrata Ghatak (Author) › Visit Amazon's Subrata Ghatak Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

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Learn about Author Central Author: Subrata Ghatak. Bruce Johnston, “The role of agriculture in economic development” was, along with the Nobel Laureate W. Arthur Lewis’ classic paper, absolutely founda-tional to subsequent understanding of how agricultural development ignites economic growth and poverty reduction at File Size: 2MB.

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Agriculture has played an important role in Thailand from time immemorial. Although its sectoral share in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has gradually declined since the First National Economic and Social Development Plan (NESDP) was launched inagriculture still accounts for one third of total export revenue and by: 8.

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JobMissing: Thai agriculture. Subsistence Agriculture and Economic Development provides a unique overview of these difficulties and their significance to economic development.

It is the first book to subject subsistence agriculture to rigorous multi-disciplinary examination and to bring to light new theory and empirical evidence directed toward solving the : Paperback. The main theme of Mundlak’s Agriculture and Economic Growth is the importance of studying agriculture in the context of the whole economy rather than in isolation.

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