MARKET POWER IN DIRECT MARKETING OF FRESH PRODUCE: COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE FARMS

CSA farms establish a loyal customer base and, potentially, market power. Two new empirical industrial organization (NEIO) approaches and survey data from Northeast CSA farms are used to determine the presence and extent of market power. Results suggest CSA farms exert only about 3.5 percent of their potential monopoly power.


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Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20092
Total Pages:
13
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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