DIVERSIFICATION AND FIRM PERFORMANCE IN THE FOOD ECONOMY

The effects of diversification on firm value in the food economy are analyzed within four major sectors: processing, wholesale, retail, and restaurant. We find that diversification in the food economy contributes to positive excess firm value. Processing firms are most likely to diversify while restaurant firms have the largest positive diversification effect.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/36250
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/36250
Total Pages:
31
Series Statement:
Selected Paper of the 2004 Annual Meeting, June 30-July 2, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii




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