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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

; ; (2020) Heterogeneous impact of price spikes across countries and supply chain actors: An evidence from Central Asia and the Caucasus. A review. Agricultural Economics-Zemědělská Ekonomika 66 (2): 92-103.

(2020) Why grain merchants will never be so naive to use minimum variance hedging in daily business: A critical discussion. NCCC - 134 Applied commodity price analysis, forecasting and market risk management.

; (2020) Why imputed tax is dangerous for small farmers. Liga.Biznes.

; ; (2020) Land turnover law will be voted: how did it change from the first reading. Ekonomična Pravda.

(2020) Compensation of agricultural machinery costs: real support or waste of resources? Liga.Biznes.

; ; (2020) Technological differences, theoretical consistency, and technical efficiency: The case of Hungarian crop-producing farms. Sustainability 12 (3): 1-17.

; ; (2020) Price recall: Brand and store type differences. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services 53

; ; ; (2020) Board gender diversity and firm performance: evidence from the Russian agri-food industry. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 23 (1): 35-53.

; (2019) What stimulates and kills agricultural competitiveness in Ukraine. zn.ua.

; (2019) Five reasons to invest in Ukrainian agriculture. Liga.Biznes.

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