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The Nature of the Agricultural Firm

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  • James A. Roumasset

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    (Department of Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa)

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Paper provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 199317.

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  1. Dietz Vollrath, 2008. "The Dual Economy in Long-run Development," Working Papers 2008-03, Department of Economics, University of Houston.
  2. Laurence Amblard & Jean-Philippe Colin, 2006. "Dimension organisationnelle et pratiques contractuelles foncières : les sociétés agricoles en Roumanie," Working Papers 157557, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France.
  3. Sanjaya DeSilva, 2000. "Skills, Partnerships and Tenancy in Sri Lankan Rice Farms," Working Papers 819, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
  4. Gorton, Matthew & Davidova, Sophia, 2004. "Farm productivity and efficiency in the CEE applicant countries: a synthesis of results," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 30(1), pages 1-16, January.
  5. Rizov, Marian, 2002. "Agricultural Production Organization in Transition Economies and the Role of Human Capital: Evidence from Romania," 2002 International Congress, August 28-31, 2002, Zaragoza, Spain 24925, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  6. Ferto, Imre & Fogarasi, Jozsef, 2005. "The Choice of Farm Organization. A Hungarian Case," 2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI 19463, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  7. Agrawal, Pradeep, 1999. "Contractual structure in agriculture," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 39(3), pages 293-325, July.
  8. James Roumasset, 2010. "Wither The Economics of Agricultural Development?," Working Papers 201003, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
  9. Roumasset, James, 2008. "A new institutional approach to pro-poor agricultural development: Lessons from Asia," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(5-6), pages 378-388.
  10. Laurence Amblard & Jean-Philippe Colin, 2006. "Dimension organisationnelle et pratiques contractuelles foncières : les sociétés agricoles en Roumanie," Working Papers 15386, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France.
  11. Fertő, Imre, 1997. "Elszalasztott lehetőség és/vagy elhalasztott paradigmaváltás?. A magyar agrárgazdaságtan a kilencvenes években
    [A missed opportunity and/or a delayed change of paradigm?. The Hungarian agra
    ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(4), pages 296-310.
  12. von Davier, Zazie & Bahrs, Enno, 2007. "LEISTUNGSORIENTIERTE ENTLOHNUNG IN DER LANDWIRTSCHAFT – ERGEBNISSE EINER EMPIRISCHEN ANALYSE (German)," 47th Annual Conference, Weihenstephan, Germany, September 26-28, 2007 7603, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA).
  13. Rizov, Marian, 2003. "Human Capital And The Agrarian Structure In Transition: Micro Evidence From Romania," 2003 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, 2003, Durban, South Africa 25823, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  14. Beckmann, Volker & Irawan, Evi & Wesseler, Justus, 2006. "The Effect of Farm Labor Organization on IPM Adoption: Empirical Evidence from Thailand," 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia 25711, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  15. Iraizoz, Belen & Gorton, Matthew & Davidova, Sophia, 2007. "Segmenting farms for analysing agricultural trajectories: A case study of the Navarra region in Spain," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 93(1-3), pages 143-169, March.
  16. Sutti Ortiz & Susana Aparicio, 2006. "Management response to the demands of global fresh fruit markets: Rewarding harvesters with financial incentives," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(3), pages 446-468.

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