Efficiency of Farms and Agrarian Organizations (English)
AbstractThis paper incorporates achievements of the New Institutional Economics and suggests a framework for assessing efficiency of farms and agrarian organizations. The new approach includes: study of farm and agrarian organizations as governing rather than production structure; assessment of comparative efficiency of alternative market, contract, internal, and hybrid modes of governance; analysis of level of transaction costs and their institutional, behavioral, dimensional, technological and natural factors; determination of criteria of farm efficiency and its effective boundaries; specification of economic role of government and needs for public interventions in agrarian sector; assessment of comparative efficiency of alternative forms of public involvement in agrarian sector.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute in its journal Economic Thought.
Volume (Year): (2012)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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