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Geographical Indications and International Agricultural Trade

The Challenge for Asia

Editors: Augustin-Jean, L., Ilbert, H., Saavedra-Rivano, N. (Eds.)

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Food safety concerns have boosted the Asian demand for quality food in general and products of geographical indications in particular. This book shows how Asian countries are empowering regions and enterprises involved in differentiation strategies, and the effects that this regulation can have.

About the authors

LOUIS AUGUSTIN-JEAN is Associate Professor at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, where he teaches Development of Asian Economies, and Economic Sociology. He has been living in Asia for fifteen years and his research focuses primarily on China's rural development and food systems. He co-edited Hong Kong: Economie, société, culture Paris, L'Harmattan (2007).

HÉLÈNE ILBERT is Research Director at the CIHEAM-IAM-M, member of the research team 'Markets, Organizations, Institutions and Stakeholders Strategies' (MOISA) at the University of Montpellier. She works in the field of global international economics and her research interest focuses on geographical indications and Mediterranean economic integration. She has been awarded the Mobius prize by the National Scientific Research Institute and the Commission of the European Communities.
 
NEANTRO SAAVEDRA-RIVANO is Professor Emeritus of the University of Tsukuba, Japan, and Deputy Director of its Program in Economic and Public Policy Management. He holds PhDs in Economics from Columbia University and in Mathematics from the University of Paris. His research interests include Human Capital Financing and Economic Development, Regional Economic Integration in East Asia and the Americas, and International Trade.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Globalization of Geographical Indications: The Challenge for Asia

    Augustin-Jean, Louis

    Pages 1-16

  • Geographical Indications and International Trade

    Saavedra-Rivano, Neantro

    Pages 19-33

  • Are Food Markets Special Markets?

    Steiner, Philippe

    Pages 34-47

  • Standardization vs Products of Origins: What Kinds of Agricultural Products Have the Potential to Become a Protected Geographical Indication?

    Augustin-Jean, Louis

    Pages 48-70

  • The Multidimensional Definition of Quality

    Allaire, Gilles

    Pages 71-90

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Geographical Indications and International Agricultural Trade
Book Subtitle
The Challenge for Asia
Editors
  • L. Augustin-Jean
  • H. Ilbert
  • N. Saavedra-Rivano
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-03190-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137031907
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-35575-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34723-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 263
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