The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare
Theory, Evidence and Policy
This landmark new text charts the latest developments in economic research relevant to farm animal welfare. A range of global experts and key opinion leaders outline the challenges of achieving sustainable intensification while improving both climate change and animal welfare, and make policy-relevant recommendations for the future.
Theoretical yet practical, the book examines:
- Origins, cross-disciplinary interactions and the future of farm animal welfare;
- Consumer demand and changing preferences as animal welfare rises up the social agenda;
- The impact on animal welfare of political organizations such as the EU and WTO.
An important resource for policy makers and animal welfare scientists and clinicians, this book provides a thought-provoking yet evidence-based review for all those interested in quantifying farm animal welfare.
1: Farm Animal Welfare: Origins, and Interplay with Economics and Policy
2: Farm Animal Welfare: Do Free Markets Fail to Provide It?
3: Consumer Demand for Animal Welfare Products
4: People’s Preferences in Relation to Animal Welfare
5: Animal Welfare and Farm Economics: An Analysis of Costs and Benefits
6: Poultry Breeding for Sustainability and Welfare
7: EU Regulations and the Current Position of Animal Welfare
8: Animal Welfare Measures and the WTO Post EC-Seal Products Case: A Renewed Debate and Research Agenda
9: Farm Animal Welfare Future