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Entwicklungspotenziale für Forstbetriebsgemeinschaften - Ergebnisse einer institutionsökonomischen Analyse

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  • Harsche, Johannes
  • Jaensch, Kerstin
  • Krokel, Karin
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    In dem vorliegenden Beitrag werden am Beispiel des Landes Hessen die Entwicklungsperspektiven von Forstbetriebsgemeinschaften aufgezeigt. Die strukturelle Bedeutung derartiger Zusammenschlüsse für die hessische Forstwirtschaft ist auch daraus ersichtlich, dass gegenwärtig etwa die Hälfte der hessischen Waldfläche auf forstwirtschaftliche Zusammenschlüsse entfällt. In einem ersten Untersuchungsschritt werden anhand von theoretischen Überlegungen aus der Institutionenökonomie Optionen für die zukünftige Ausrichtung der Forstbetriebsgemeinschaften beleuchtet. In einem zweiten Untersuchungsschritt erfolgt die qualitative Auswertung von 19 leitfadengestützten Expertengesprächen mit Vertretern der Forst- und Holzwirtschaft. Die Untersuchungsergebnisse weisen darauf hin, dass die hessischen Forstbetriebsgemeinschaften mit zahlreichen strukturellen Problemen konfrontiert sind und im Hinblick auf eine stärker unternehmerisch ausgerichtete Geschäftstätigkeit voraussichtlich noch einen beschwerlichen Weg vor sich haben. In this paper, with regard to the forest sector of the German State of Hesse, the corporate governance of forestry cooperatives is argued. The structural relevance of our research topic is obvious because of the fact that in the State of Hesse nearly the half of forest area is used by such cooperatives. In order to derive some future perspectives for the management of forestry cooperatives, in a first step, some considerations of institutional economics are presented. Second, in a qualitative analysis the results from 19 interviews with experts of the forestry sector are explored. Our results show that, obviously, the forestry cooperatives face many heavy structural problems.

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    Paper provided by German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) in its series 51st Annual Conference, Halle, Germany, September 28-30, 2011 with number 114486.

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    Keywords: Forstpolitik; Forstliche Betriebswirtschaftslehre; Strukturwandel; Institutionenökonomie; Landnutzung; Forest Policy; Forestry Management; Structural Change; Institutional Economics; Land Use; Land Economics/Use;

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    1. Simon, Donald M. & Scoville, Orlin J., 1982. "Forestry Cooperatives: Organization and Performance," Research Reports 52031, United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Business and Cooperative Programs.
    2. Borgen, Svein Ole, 2004. "Rethinking incentive problems in cooperative organizations," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 33(4), pages 383-393, September.
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