Financing Of Growth In Agricultural Cooperatives
Sources and uses of funds in agricultural cooperatives are examined and compared to the aggregate of nonfinancial corporations for the period 1973-1987. Cooperatives are observed to finance nearly half their growth with equity. The equity financing proportion of cooperatives is statistically indistinguishable from the national average of nonfinancial corporations in the years 1973-1983 and is consistently higher than the national average since 1984. This finding contradicts the hypothesis of equity shortage in cooperatives.
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- Cobia, David W. & Royer, Jeffrey S. & Wissman, Roger A. & Smith, Dennis Paul & Davidson, Donald R. & Lurya, Stephen D. & Mather, J. Warren & Brown, Phillip F. & Krueger, Kenneth P., 1982. "Equity Redemption: Issues and Alternatives for Farmer Cooperatives [This report is now at http://purl.umn.edu/180969]," Mimeographed Reports 56160, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.
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- Cobia, David W. & Royer, Jeffrey S. & Wissman, Roger A. & Smith, Dennis Paul & Davidson, Donald R. & Lurya, Stephen D. & Mather, J. Warren & Brown, Phillip F. & Krueger, Kenneth P., 1982. "Equity Redemption: Issues and Alternatives for Farmer Cooperatives," Research Reports 180969, United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Business and Cooperative Programs.
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