Coûts De Transaction Et Choix Des Éleveurs Laitiers Dans L'Appellation D'Origine Controlée Cantal
AbstractThis paper focuses on the choices of producers in dairy systems in the department of Cantal in a particular context. The Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) of Cantal cheese meets some difficulties concerning the upgrading of the price of milk and the modifications of its specifications. The analysis concerns the choices of farmers confronted with two alternatives, namely the choice of a dairy to collect their milk and the choice of processing milk at the farm. By using the transaction costs theory and a survey with farmers, we show that the contractual relations between farmer and dairy and the uncertainty of the milk price are determining for the choice of the dairy, whereas processing requires specific investments that are very costly.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var in its journal Région et Développement.
Volume (Year): 26 (2007)
Issue (Month): ()
AOC CANTAL; COÛTS DE TRANSACTION; ÉLEVEURS LAITIERS;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
- L23 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Organization of Production
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Christophe Van Huffel).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.