Diversification And Firm Performance In The Food Economy
AbstractThe effects of diversification on firm value in the food economy are analyzed within four major sectors: processing, wholesale, retail, and restaurant. We find that diversification in the food economy contributes to positive excess firm value. Processing firms are most likely to diversify while restaurant firms have the largest positive diversification effect.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Western Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2004 Annual Meeting, June 30-July 2, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii with number 36250.
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