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A Importância Do Agronegócio Familiar No Brasil
[The Importance of Agribusiness' Family In Brazil]


  • Guilhoto, Joaquim J. M.
  • Silveira, Fernando
  • Ichihara, Silvio M.
  • Azzoni, Carlos Roberto


This paper presents the results for the familiar activity level of the agricultural agribusiness in the Brazilian economy for the period from 1995 to 2003. Using input output models it was possible to estimate the importance of the Gross Domestic Product of the familiar agribusiness in the national economy. The results show that around 1/3 of the Brazilian agribusiness come from the agricultural production done by the familiar agriculture, it was also noticed that the recent development of the familiar agriculture and of its links has been very positive, suppressing, the growth rates found in the non-familiar segment.

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  • Guilhoto, Joaquim J. M. & Silveira, Fernando & Ichihara, Silvio M. & Azzoni, Carlos Roberto, 2006. "A Importância Do Agronegócio Familiar No Brasil
    [The Importance of Agribusiness' Family In Brazil]
    ," MPRA Paper 37961, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:37961

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    1. Guilhoto, J. J. M. & Sesso Filho, U. A., 2005. "Estimação da Matriz Insumo-Produto a Partir De Dados Preliminares das Contas Nacionais
      [Estimation of input-output matrix using preliminary data from national accounts]
      ," MPRA Paper 38212, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Guilhoto, J. J. M. & Silveira, F. G. & Azzoni, Carlos Roberto & Ichihara, S. M., 2005. "O Pib do Agronegócio Familiar no Rio Grande do Sul
      [The Agribusiness Family in Rio Grande do Sul]
      ," MPRA Paper 38309, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    familiar agribusiness; Gross Domestic Product; Brazil; input-output;

    JEL classification:

    • D57 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Input-Output Tables and Analysis
    • Q13 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Markets and Marketing; Cooperatives; Agribusiness
    • O13 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Environment; Other Primary Products


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