Urbanization and Agricultural Competitiveness
The increasing urbanization of the U.S. population in combination with a continued expansion of low-density residential development causes concern over direct and indirect effects on the competitiveness of agriculture in the U.S. In this presentation, Michael Brady from the IMPACT Center discusses recent research in economics on how why this is or is not a real concern and what policy options are available to address it.
The Economics 101 File is a series of articles explaining the basic economics behind current events affecting the economy of Washington. The objective is to discuss current events through the lens of economic theory. Hopefully this will both serve as an introduction to economics concepts for those with no prior knowledge, and also as a series of case studies for others that have some economics background.