The Illogic of Farm Subsidies, and Other Agricultural Truths

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Daniel Sumner U.S. agriculture is always in the news these days, and agricultural economist Daniel Sumner certainly hasn’t helped keep things quiet. While acting as a consultant to Brazil in its challenge to U.S. cotton subsidies in 2004, the California Cotton Growers Association accused him of “join[ing] forces with the enemy to cut the heart […]