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Decision making pattern of subsistence farmers in Bulgaria

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  • Plamen Mishev

    (University of National & World Economy)

  • Philip Kostov

    (Queen’s University Belfast)

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Economic research by and large is dominated by a ‘rationality’ paradigm. Economic decision making within this paradigm is viewed as a maximising procedure. In general the latter represents the decision-making as a choice amongst a well defined set of alternatives. In this paper we question this and analyse the options of the small-scale subsistence farmers in Bulgaria in the way they see them. By applying mental accounting methodology we deduce some significant characteristics of Bulgarian subsistence agriculture.

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Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: 15 Sep 2004
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpot:0409012

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  1. Philip Kostov & John Lingard, 2004. "Rural Development as Risk Management," Others, EconWPA 0409013, EconWPA.
  2. Vassilev, Zlatan, 2007. "Evaluating the Financial Position and Performance of a typical Dairy Farm in Bulgaria," MPRA Paper 13982, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Philip Kostov & John Lingard, 2004. "Subsistence Agriculture in Transition Economies: Its Roles and Determinants," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 55(3), pages 565-579.

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