Wie entstehen HofnachfolgerInnen?
AbstractThe paperâ€™s objective is to draw and verify a model of entering farming which integrates both psychological and economic factors. It is argued why first identity related factors (like a preference for working with animals) and later environment-related factors (like the farmâ€™s income potential) will typically dominate the process of decision-making. The model is validated by a dataset from a survey among potential farm successors. It can partly be confirmed. It also becomes obvious that daughters have a more negative attitude towards farm succession compared with sons and seem to rely on identity-related factors only.
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Volume (Year): 56 (2007)
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farm succession; occupational choice; structural change; Labor and Human Capital; Farm Management; Agribusiness;
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