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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

; ; (2022) Crop index insurance for more welfare and climate resilience? An experimental approach. AAEA.

; ; ; (2022) Farmers' heterogeneous preferences for selecting attributes of farmland management right mortgages: Evidence from western China. AAEA.

; ; ; (2022) Richer and healthier? Social pension and unhealthy behavior in China. AAEA.

; ; ; ; (2022) 动荡局势下的中国粮食安全分析及应对:保持冷静,继续维护贸易畅通. IAMO Policy Brief No. 45, Halle (Saale).

; ; ; (2022) Price relationships along the Norwegian salmon value chains: A comparative study of the leading consumption market in France and the largest processing industry in Poland. Aquaculture Economics & Management

; ; ; (2022) Innovation and total factor productivity growth in Serbian agriculture. Agroeconomia Croatica 12 (1): 4-11.

; ; ; ; (2022) Keep calm and trade on: China's decisive role in agricultural markets under turmoil. IAMO Policy Brief No. 45, Halle (Saale).

; ; ; ; (2022) Besonnen handeln - Die Rolle Chinas in unruhigen Agrarmärkten. IAMO Policy Brief No. 45, Halle (Saale).

; ; ; (2022) Auswirkungen des Vertragsanbaus auf den ökologisch nachhaltigen Reisanbau in China. IAMO Jahreszahl 24: 63-72.

; (2022) COVID-19, wachsende globale Ernährungsunsicherheit und der Seehandel mit Agrargütern. IAMO Jahreszahl 24: 25-32.

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