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Commitment in Collective Marketing Relationships: Evidence from Coffee Cooperatives in Costa Rica

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  • Wollni, Meike
  • Fischer, Elisabeth
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    Paper provided by International Association of Agricultural Economists in its series 2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil with number 126884.

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    Keywords: cooperatives; commitment; side-selling; coffee; Costa Rica; Crop Production/Industries; International Development; Marketing; Q12; Q13;

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    9. Fischer, Elisabeth & Qaim, Matin, 2011. "Smallholder Farmers and Collective Action: What Determines the Intensity of Participation?," 2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland 114354, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
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