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The DuPont Profitability Analysis Model: An E-Learning Application and Evaluation

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  • Melvin, Jon
  • Boehlje, Michael
  • Dobbins, Craig L.
  • Gray, Allan W.

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Successful farm business managers must understand the determinants of profitability and have an overall long-term or strategic management focus. The objective of this research is to help producers understand the impacts of different production, pricing, cost control and investment decisions on their farms financial performance. This objective will be accomplished by developing and testing a computer-based training and application tool to facilitate determining the financial health of farm businesses using the DuPont profitability analysis model. The results of the two experiments indicate that the computer software was effective for teaching techniques of profitability analysis contained within the DuPont model.

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Paper provided by Regional Research Committee NC-1014: Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition in its series Proceedings: 2003 Regional Committee NCT-194, October 6-7, 2003; Kansas City, Missouri with number 132522.

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Keywords: DuPont profitability analysis; e-learning; computer assisted analysis; return on equity (ROE); return on assets (ROA); Agricultural Finance;

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  1. G. A. Mumey, 1987. "Improving On-Farm Financial Management," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 35(4), pages 735-740, December.
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  1. Mishra, Ashok K. & Harris, James Michael & Erickson, Kenneth W. & Hallahan, Charles B., 2008. "What Drives Agricultural Profitability in the U.S.: Application of the DuPont Expansion Model," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6413, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  2. Li, Ziran & Jacobs, Keri & Artz, Georgeanne M., 2014. "The Relative Capital Structure of Agricultural Grain and Supply Cooperatives and Investor Owned Firms," Staff General Research Papers 37451, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.

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