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Department Agricultural Markets

Agricultural Markets, Marketing and World Agricultural Trade

Based on the guideline "Towards well-functioning agricultural markets", the department’s research activities focus on problems relating to the functionality and coordination of markets along agrarian added-value chains in countries in economic transition. Analyses deal with development deficits in competitive coordination of markets, the increasing significance of transition economies in international agricultural markets, and challenges related to supplying the world’s population with high-quality foods. Research projects include analyses of price formation and competition as well as international trade structures via investigations of enterprise performance and adaptability, demand for health-related nutrition, and issues concerning the development of rural living conditions. A variety of quantitative methods based on micro-theory approaches are employed. Studies aim to enhance our understanding of economic decisions and resulting sectoral and macroeconomic consequences while simultaneously identifying undesired developments and deriving policy recommendations in order to improve the functionality of markets.

Latest publications of the department

; ; ; (2021) Усиление позиций влечет за собой большую ответственность: ЕС и Черноморский регион становятся лидерами на мировом рынке пшеницы. FAO bulletin (76): 10-14.

; ; ; (2021) Mapping weather risk – A multi-indicator analysis of satellite-based weather data for agricultural index insurance development in semi-arid and arid zones of Central Asia. Climate Services 23

; ; ; ; ; ; (2021) Italian processed tomato value chain: Market competitiveness, efficiency, and pricing mechanism. 0

; (2021) Market imperfections within the European wheat value chain: The case of France and the United Kingdom. Agriculture 11 (9)

; ; ; (2021) The effect of contract farming on the environmentally sustainable production of rice in China. Sustainable Production and Consumption 28: 1381-1395.

; ; ; ; ; (2021) Norwegian salmon value chain: How does it influence the EU markets?. 0

(2021) Bioeconomic Models. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science: Oxford University Press.

(2021) Contribution to: The governance of European food value chains. 0

; (2021) Global wheat market dynamics: What is the role of the EU and the Black Sea wheat exporters?Agriculture 11 (8): 1-13.

(2021) Minimum variance hedging: Level versus first differences. Agricultural Economics Society.

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