The Political Economy of Agriculture and the Environment in the US and EU

Bringing together academics, policy experts, and funding organizations from the US and EU, this conference focused on the changing political and economic environment for agriculture in the two regions. Specific issues that were discussed include the changing nature of agri-environmental programs and the policy making process, the role and interaction of different stakeholders in deciding agri-environmental policies, and the function of international bodies such as the WTO in determining US-EU agricultural bargaining. The conference was sponsored by CIG, the Agricultural and Resource Economics Department, the Giannini Foundation, and the Institute of European Studies. For a detailed description of the conference, please click here. The conference was held in Grass Valley, California. For pictures of the conference, please click here. For presentations from the conference, please click here.