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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


; ; (2024) Concentration, market imperfections, and interbranch organization in the Italian processed tomato supply chain. Agricultural Economics: 1-18.


; (2024) BRICS: World heavyweight in agricultural trade. Intereconomics - Review of European Economic Policy 59 (3): 160-166.


; ; (2024) Gospel or curse: The impact of religious beliefs on energy poverty in rural China. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications 11


; ; ; ; (2024) Consumers' willingness to pay for carbon-labeled agricultural products and its effect on greenhouse gas emissions: Evidence from beef products in urban China. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 106


; ; ; (2024) Intervention strategies for the safe use of semi-treated wastewater by Iranian farmers: An approach for safe food production in the circular economy. NJAS: Impact in Agricultural and Life Sciences 96 (1)


; ; ; (2024) The effect of internet use on nutritional intake and health outcomes: New evidence from rural China. Frontiers in Nutrition 11


; (2024) Barriers to the adoption of multiple agricultural innovations: Insights from Bt cotton, wheat seeds, herbicides and no-tillage in Pakistan. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 22 (1)


; ; (2024) Optimal contract design for carbon emission reduction in a green supply chain: Monetary incentive vs. symbolic incentive. Managerial and Decision Economics 45 (5): 3152-3162.


(2024) Export restrictions, imperfect competition and food security: Empirical evidence of market power in international wheat export markets. In: Mykhajlov V. M., Serik M. L., Larina T. F. (eds.): Globalization and Development of Innovative Systems : Trends, Challenges, Perspectives , Materials of the II International Scientific and Practical Conference, 14-15 March 2024, 19-22: State Biotechnological University.


; ; ; (2024) Spatiotemporal characteristics of cultivated land use eco-efficiency and its influencing factors in China from 2000 to 2020. Journal of Arid Land 16 (3): 396-414.


Contact


			Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Thomas Glauben

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Thomas Glauben

Director of IAMO,
Head of Department Agricultural Markets
Room: 234

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			PD Dr. habil. Linde Götz

PD Dr. habil. Linde Götz

Deputy Head of Department Agricultural Markets
Room: 222

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			Prof. Dr. Michael Kopsidis

Prof. Dr. Michael Kopsidis

Deputy Head of Department Agricultural Markets
Room: 226

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Secretariat


			Lena Kümmel

Lena Kümmel

Secretariat
Room: 235

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