Investment matters when it comes to gains in economic productivity over time – even in the cornfield.

In an earlier post, we quoted Klaus Ammann's investigation of maize yields and the differences between the United States and Europe in improvement in these yields over time.This post provides an update of this story, showing encouraging recent progress in…

What Everyone Needs to Know about the Economics and Politics of Food, and Even More

The Economics of Food: How Feeding and Fuelling the Planet Effects Food Prices.(Link to Amazon entry)Patrick Westhoff. FT Press ( Financial Times, Pearson Education Ltd), New Jersey 2010.ISBN – 10: 0 – 13 – 700610 – 1ISBN – 13: 978…

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