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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) Scarce water resources and cereal import dependency: The role of integrated water resources management. Water 12 (6)

; ; (2020) Measuring the economic performance of mixed crop-livestock farming systems in Egypt: A non-parametric DEA approach. New Medit 19 (2): 133-145.

; (2020) COVID-19, падение цен на нефть и продо- вольственная безопасность стран с низким уровнем доходов. IAMO Policy Brief No. 37, Halle (Saale).

; (2020) COVID-19, the oil price slump and food security in low-income countries. IAMO Policy Brief No. 37, Halle (Saale).

; ; (2020) Non-tariff measures, quality and exporting: Evidence from microdata in food processing in Ukraine. European Review of Agricultural Economics 47 (2): 719-751.

; ; (2020) Food loss and waste: Some guidance. EuroChoices 19 (1): 17-21.

; ; ; ; (2020) The interrelationships between parental migration, home environment, and early child development in rural China: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 11 (17): 1-13.

; (2020) COVID-19, der Ölpreisverfall und die Ernährungssicherheit einkommensschwacher Staaten. IAMO Policy Brief No. 37, Halle (Saale).

; (2020) The socio-economic assessment to evaluate the potentiality of developing the rural community in Upper Egypt. International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics 8 (2): 143-165.

; ; ; ; (2020) Corporate governance and firm performance within the Russian agri-food sector: Does ownership structure matter?International Food and Agribusiness Management Review

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