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Providing a performance measure of any firm is a crucial issue, not only for the stakeholders of the firm, but also for policy makers, labor unions, and economists. The r [...]
2009 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
A two-stage approach is employed to analyze the efficiency of cooperatives responsible for ruminants’ disease control (OPP) at the farm level in Northwest Portugal. In [...]
2009 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Traditional farmer cooperatives, new generation farmer cooperatives, and investor-owned firms (IOFs), are compared regarding their value added and value added rate in ter [...]
16 June 2010 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This paper examines how farmers producing differentiated quality products choose different governance structures in a non-cooperative game between farmers, enterprises, a [...]
16 June 2010 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
The purpose of this study is to identify differences in generic strategies and performance among organizations within the food sector in Greece. Data from a survey of 61 [...]
2013 | Journal Article |
This study analyses spatial competition in Germany’s raw milk market differentiating between cooperatives and investor-owned firms. We assess the impact of the own lega [...]
2015 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Input-based dynamic efficiency measures are derived from an adjustment-cost directional distance function approach. A dynamic input directional distance function can be g [...]
2006 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
A comparison of regional dairy cooperatives with investor owned dairy firms for the period 1976-1987 produced empirical findings that are at variance with the hypotheses [...]
1989 | Working or Discussion Paper |
The main objective of this paper is to generate measures of TFP change for the food, beverages, and tobacco industry in the EU. Explicitly taking into account the fact th [...]
2009 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
The Russian agricultural sector has experienced many problems since the beginning of the 1990s that resulted in a fall in farm output. Employing a production function app [...]
2003 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |