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Prof. Dr. Vladislav Valentinov

Publications and Presentations

Articles (peer-reviewed)

; (2019) CSR as hypocrisy avoidance: A conceptual framework. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal 10 (1): 2-25.

(2019) The ethics of functional differentiation: Reclaiming morality in Niklas Luhmann's systems theory. Journal of Business Ethics 155 (1): 105-114.

; (2019) The supply and demand of social systems: Toward a systems theory of the firm. Kybernetes: The International Journal of Systems, Cybernetics and Management Science 48 (3): 570-585.

; ; (2019) Stakeholder theory: A Luhmannian perspective. Administration and Society 51 (5): 826-849.

; ; ; (2019) The anti-GMO advocacy: an institutionalist and systems-theoretic assessment. Kybernetes: The International Journal of Systems, Cybernetics and Management Science 48 (5): 888-905.

; ; (2018) The corporate social responsibility of Ukrainian agroholdings: the stakeholder approach revisited. Systemic Practice and Action Research 31 (6): 675-698.

; (2018) Member heterogeneity in agricultural cooperatives: a systems-theoretic perspective. Sustainability 10 (4): 1-22.

; (2018) Cooperative Longevity: Why Are So Many Cooperatives So Successful? Sustainability 10 (10): 1-8.

; ; ; ; (2018) Was that capitalism? A future-oriented big data analysis of the English language area in the 19th and 20th century. Futures 98: 41-48.

; ; ; (2018) Multifunctional organisation models: A systems-theoretical framework for new venture discovery and creation. Journal of Organizational Change Management 31 (7): 1383-1400.

; (2018) From complexity reduction to moral character: a Deweyian reading of Luhmann’s social systems theory. Systems Research and Behavioral Science 35 (6): 632-644.

; ; (2018) From nonprofit diversity to organizational multifunctionality: a systems-theoretic proposal. Administration and Society 50 (7): 1015-1036.

; (2017) Agency Costs and Organizational Architecture of Large Corporate Farms: Evidence from Brazil. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 20 (2): 201-219.

; ; ; (2017) The Paradox of Water Management Projects in Central Asia: An Institutionalist Perspective. Water 9 (4)

; (2017) Member preference heterogeneity and system-lifeworld dichotomy in cooperatives: An exploratory case study. Journal of Organizational Change Management 30 (7): 1063-1080.

; (2017) The neglect of society in the theory of the firm: a systems theory perspective. Cambridge Journal of Economics 41 (4): 1061-1085.

; ; (2017) Rethinking nonprofit commercialization: the case of the Czech Republic. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 28 (5): 2103-2123.

(2017) The Rawlsian critique of utilitarianism: a Luhmannian interpretation. Journal of Business Ethics 142 (1): 22-35.

(2017) Wiener and Luhmann on feedback: from complexity to sustainability. Kybernetes: The International Journal of Systems, Cybernetics and Management Science 46 (3): 433-449.

(2017) Materiality in natural resource management: a systems theory view. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning 19 (3): 323-326.

; ; (2017) The nonprofit response to the migration crisis: systems-theoretic reflections on the Austrian and Slovak experiences. Systemic Practice and Action Research 30 (6): 651–661.

(2017) Marrying functional differentiation and institutional economics: Reflections on Steffen Roth's article. Journal of Economic Issues 51 (4): 1047-1053.

; (2017) A Limit to Our Thinking and Some Unanticipated Moral Consequences: A Science of Conceptual Systems Perspective with Some Potential Solutions. Systemic Practice and Action Research 30 (2): 103–116.

; (2017) What is sustainable theory? A Luhmannian perspective on the science of conceptual systems. Foundations of Science 22 (4): 733–747.

; ; ; (2016) The Rise of the Food Risk Society and the Changing Nature of the Technological Treadmill. Sustainability 8 (6): 584.

; ; (2016) Water governance in Central Asia: A Luhmannian perspective. Society & Natural Resources 29 (7): 822-835.

; ; ; (2016) Rationalizing the GMO Debate: The Ordonomic Approach to Addressing Agricultural Myths. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 13 (5)

; ; (2016) The theories of non-profits: A reality check from Slovakia. Lex localis - Journal of Local Self-Government 14 (3): 399-418.

; (2016) Institutional economics and social dilemmas: a systems theory perspective. Systems Research and Behavioral Science 33 (1): 138-149.

; (2016) Institutional Economics, Social Dilemmas, and the Complexity-Sustainability Trade-off. Systems Research and Behavioral Science 33 (3): 488-491.

; ; (2016) Emergence: a systems theory's challenge to ethics. Systemic Practice and Action Research 29 (6): 597-610.

; (2016) The imperviance of conceptual systems: cognitive and moral aspects. Kybernetes: The International Journal of Systems, Cybernetics and Management Science 45 (9)

(2015) From equilibrium to autopoiesis: a Luhmannian reading of Veblenian evolutionary economics. Economic Systems 39 (1): 143-155.

(2015) Kenneth Boulding's theories of evolutionary economics and organizational change: a reconstruction. Journal of Economic Issues 49 (1): 71-88.

; (2015) Sustainability of rural nonprofit organizations: Czech Republic and beyond. Sustainability 7 (8): 9890-9906.

; ; (2015) Nonprofit organizations, institutional economics, and systems thinking. Economic Systems 39 (3): 491-501.

(2015) Value devolution in social enterprises: institutional economics and systems theory perspectives. Administration and Society 47 (9): 1126-1133.

(2015) Demand, supply, and sustainability: reflections on Kenneth Boulding’s evolutionary economics. Society & Natural Resources 28 (11): 1216-1232.

(2014) The complexity-sustainability trade-off in Niklas Luhmann’s social systems theory. Systems Research and Behavioral Science 31 (1): 14-22.

(2014) K. William Kapp's theory of social costs: a Luhmannian interpretation. Ecological Economics 97 (1): 28-33.

; (2014) Transaction costs, social costs, and open systems: some common threads. Systems Research and Behavioral Science 31 (2): 316-326.

; (2014) The nonprofit catallaxy: An Austrian economics perspective on the nonprofit sector. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 25 (1): 138-149.

; ; ; (2013) Government-third sector relations in European rural development: a critical perspective. Nonprofit Policy Forum 4 (1): 65-80.

; ; (2013) Agricultural cooperatives. Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity 2 (1): 23-36.

; (2013) Economic Theories of Nonprofits and Agricultural Cooperatives Compared: New Perspectives for Nonprofit Scholars. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 42 (1): 109-126.

(2013) Veblen and instrumental value: a systems theory perspective. Journal of Economic Issues 47 (3): 673-688.

; ; (2013) The meaning of nonprofit advocacy: an ordonomic perspective. Social Science Journal 50 (3): 367-373.

(2013) Corporate social responsibility and sustainability: insights from Boulding and Luhmann. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology 20 (4): 317-324.

; ; (2012) How to Foster Social Progress: An Ordonomic Perspective on Progressive Institutional Change. Journal of Economic Issues 46 (3): 779-797.

; (2012) Opportunism in agricultural cooperatives: the case of Greece. Outlook on Agriculture 41 (1): 15-19.

; (2012) The commercialization of the nonprofit sector: a general systems theory perspective. Systemic Practice and Action Research 25 (4): 365-370.

(2012) Toward a holistic nonprofit economics: insights from institutionalism and systems theory. Journal of Bioeconomics 14 (1): 77-89.

(2012) Understanding the rural third sector: insights from Veblen and Bogdanov. Kybernetes: The International Journal of Systems, Cybernetics and Management Science 41 (1/2): 177-188.

(2012) The institutionalist implications of the general systems theory: the societal role of the market. Systems Research and Behavioral Science 29 (3): 253-262.

(2012) Toward a critical systems perspective on the nonprofit sector. Systemic Practice and Action Research 25 (4): 355-364.

(2012) The economics of the nonprofit sector: insights from the institutionalism of John R. Commons. Social Science Journal 49 (4): 545-553.

(2012) System-environment relations in the theories of open and autopoietic systems: implications for critical systems thinking. Systemic Practice and Action Research 25 (6): 537-542.

; (2012) Property rights problems of agricultural cooperatives: a heterodox institutionalist perspective. German Journal of Agricultural Economics 61 (3): 139-147.

(2011) Accountability and the public interest in the nonprofit sector: a conceptual framework. Financial Accountability and Management 27 (1): 32-42.

; (2011) The meaning of nonprofit mission breadth: a constitutional economics perspective. Social Science Journal 48 (1): 29-38.

(2011) The institutional theory of Radhamakal Mukerjee: lessons for modern nonprofit economics. Journal of Economic Issues 45 (3): 605-620.

(2011) The meaning of nonprofit organization: insights from classical institutionalism. Journal of Economic Issues 45 (4): 901-915.

(2011) Third sector organizations in rural development: reply. Agricultural and Food Science 20 (1): 117-118.

; ; (2010) Nonprofit extension in rural Cameroon: A study of demand and supply determinants. International Journal of Social Economics 37 (5): 391-399.

(2010) The institutionalist legacy of the Gemeinwirtschaftslehre. Zeitschrift für öffentliche und gemeinwirtschaftliche Unternehmen 33 (1): 44-53.

; (2010) Toward a Transaction Cost Economics of Rural Development. Local Economy 25 (1): 24-31.

; (2009) Rol' vertykal'noї koordynaciї u zbalansuvanni mižgaluzevych vidnosyn v APK. Aktual'ni Problemy Ekonomiky 10 (9): 250-259.

; (2009) Toward an economics of the rural third sector. International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance, and Ecology 8 (5-6): 439-456.

(2009) Managerial nonpecuniary preferences in the market failure theories of nonprofit organization. International Journal of Social Economics 36 (1-2): 81-92.

; (2009) Economics of rural governance: a property rights perspective. Outlook on Agriculture 38 (3): 243-248.

(2009) Third sector organizations in rural development: a transaction cost perspective. Agricultural and Food Science 18 (1): 3-15.

(2009) The German Gemeinwirtschaftslehre: implications for modern nonprofit economics. Regulation and Governance 3 (2): 186-195.

(2009) Mapping the third sector in John R. Commons’ typology of transactions. Journal of Economic Issues 43 (4): 917-930.

(2008) The economics of nonprofit organization: in search of an integrative theory. Journal of Economic Issues 42 (3): 745-761.

(2008) Nonmarket institutions in economic development: the role of the third sector. Development and Change 39 (3): 477-485.

(2008) The transaction cost theory of the nonprofit firm: beyond opportunism. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 37 (1): 5-18.

(2008) The exchange paradigm of constitutional economics: implications for understanding the third sector. Constitutional Political Economy 19 (1): 19-33.

(2008) The economics of the nondistribution constraint: a critical reappraisal. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics 79 (1): 35-52.

(2008) On the origin of rules: between exchange and self-sufficiency. Social Science Journal 45 (2): 345-351.

(2008) Toward an incentive alignment theory of nonprofit organization. Evolutionary and Institutional Economics Review 5 (1): 189-196.

; (2008) The institutional economics of rural development: beyond market failure. Journal of Central European Agriculture 9 (3): 457-462.

; ; (2007) The Investment behaviour of Russian farms. Post-Communist Economies 19 (1): 53-71.

(2007) Some reflections on the transaction costs theory of nonprofit organization. Zeitschrift für öffentliche und gemeinwirtschaftliche Unternehmen 30 (1): 52-67.

(2007) Faktori viniknennja neekivalentnosti mizgaluzevich vidnosin v APK [The determinants of intersectual disparity in the agrifood sector]. Ekonomika APK (2): 19-22.

(2007) Why are cooperatives important in agriculture? An organizational economics perspective. Journal of Institutional Economics 3 (1): 55-69.

(2007) The property rights approach to nonprofit organization: the role of intrinsic motivation. Public Organization Review 7 (1): 41-55.

; (2007) Are cooperatives hybrid organizations? An alternative viewpoint. Journal of Rural Co-operation 35 (2): 141-155.

(2006) Nondistribution constraint and managerial discretion: disentangling the relationship. Public Organization Review 6 (4): 305-316.

(2006) Nonprofit organization and the division of labor: a theoretical perspective. Atlantic Economic Journal 34 (4): 435-447.

; (2006) The role of civil society and institutions in the organisation of agricultural insurance. Acta oeconomica et informatica 9 (2): 50-57.

(2006) Toward an Economic Interpretation of the Nondistribution Constraint. International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law 9 (1): 60-71.

(2006) The logic of the nonprofit sector: an organisational economics perspective. Zeitschrift für öffentliche und gemeinwirtschaftliche Unternehmen 29 (2): 214-226.

(2006) Rural partnership as a governance mechanism: towards an organizational economic perspective on rural governance. Journal of Rural Development (Seoul) 28: 159-183.

(2005) Social capital and organisational performance: a theoretical perspective. Journal for Institutional Innovation, Development and Transition 8: 23-33.

(2005) Explaining nonprofit organisation: the social value approach. Journal of Co-operative Studies 38 (2): 22-36.

; (2005) Toward a transaction cost theory of organizational change in transitional agriculture. Eastern European Economics 43 (5): 25-45.

; (2005) Explaining inertia in organizational change in Ukrainian agriculture. Journal of Change Management 5 (4): 485-496.

(2005) The organizational nature of agricultural cooperatives: a perspective from the farm problem theory. Journal of Rural Co-operation 33 (2): 139-151.

(2005) Rural partnership as a governance mechanism: toward an organizational economics perspective on rural governance. Journal of Rural Development (Seoul) 28 (2): 159-183.

Articles (non-peer-reviewed)

; ; ; (2017) Von der Schwierigkeit, moderne Landwirtschaft zu akzeptieren. IAMO Jahreszahl 19: 11-17.

; ; (2015) Entwicklungshilfe 2.0: Die Sisyphusarbeit der Entwicklungshelfer. The European

; (2015) Warum brauchen wir zivilgesellschaftliche Organisationen in der Landwirtschaft? IAMO Jahreszahl 17: 103-107.

; (2014) Non-Profit-Organisationen: Von Walrettern und Demokratie. Top Agrar (14.02.2014)

; (2014) Energiewende: Die zwielichtige Rolle der Energie-Genossenschaften. ZEIT Online (20.04.2014)

; (2014) Mit Hightech gegen die Moderne. The European (online)

; (2014) Die gesellschaftliche Bedeutung von NGOs: Putins Perspektive vermeiden. The European (05.03.2014)

(2007) Ökonomische Theorie der Governance in ländlichen Räumen. IAMO Jahreszahl 9: 55-59.

; (2006) Warum leisten Agrarbetriebe einen Beitrag zur ländlichn Entwicklung? Das Beispiel Tschechische Republik. IAMO Jahreszahl 8: 21-25.

Contributions to anthologies

; (2018) Internal organization and governance. In: Seaman, B. A., Young, D. (eds.), Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management. Second Edition, 285-299: Edward Elgar Publishing.

; ; ; (2016) Gesellschaftliche Verantwortung in der landwirtschaftlichen Tretmühle: Moderne Landwirtschaft, technologische Tretmühle und gesellschaftliche Entfremdung - Folgen, Herausforderungen und Lösungsansätze. In: DLG e.V. (Hrsg.): Moderne Landwirtschaft zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit - Eine kritische Analyse, Archiv der DLG (Band 110), DLG-Wintertagung 2016, München 11.-13. Januar 2016, 147-170: DLG-Verlag.

; (2015) Evolutionary governance, sustainability, and systems theory: The case of Central Asia. In: Beunen, R., Van Assche, K., Duineveld, M. (eds.): Evolutionary Governance Theory: Theory and Applications. Springer: Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London, 119-134: Springer.

(2014) Toward a social theory of cooperative organization. In: Osborne, St. P. (ed.): Voluntary and Nonprofit Management, Vol. 1: Key Concepts and Themes. Los Angeles et al.: Sage, 143-166: Sage Publications.

(2013) Third sector organizations in rural development: a transaction cost perspective. In: Brockmeier, T., Kluth, W. (eds.): 100 Jahre Genossenschafts- und Kooperationsforschung in Halle, 195-214: Universitätsverlag Halle-Wittenberg.

(2010) The economics of the nonprofit sector: toward the self-sufficiency paradigm. In: In: Bergmann, Matthaus, and Faust, Timotheus (eds): Handbook of Business and Finance: Multinational Companies, Venture Capital and Nonprofit Organizations, New York: Nova Science Publishers, 241-257: Nova Science Publishers, Inc..

(2010) Internal organization and governance. In: Bruce A. Seaman and Dennis R. Young (Eds) Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management. Cheltenham et al.: Edward Elgar, 208-219: Edward Elgar Publishing.

; ; (2006) Which farms grow in Russia?: results of an econometric analysis. In: Gataulin, A., (Hrsg.): Matematièskie metody i modeli v ekonomike APK (Mathematische Methoden und Modelle in der Wirtschaftz der APK), Trudy desjatoj mezdunarodnoj nauèno-praktièeskoj konferencii Nezavisimogo nauènoe agrarno-ekonomièeskoe obsèestvo Rossii (Beiträge der 10. internationalen wissenschaftlich-praktischen Konferenz der Unabhängigen Agrarökonomischen Gesellschaft Russlands NAEKOR), 11-20: Unbekannt.

; (2006) The institutional mechanisms of agricultural insurance. In: Cafiero, C., Cioffi, A., (Ed.): Income stabilization in agriculture, Proceedings of the 86th EAAE Seminar "Agricultural Income Stabilization: what role should public policies play?", Anacapri, Italy, October 21-22, 2004 , 53-69: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane.

IAMO Policy Briefs

; (2015) Zivilgesellschaftliche Organisationen auf dem Land: Kein unsichtbarer Dritter. IAMO Policy Brief No. 21, Halle (Saale).
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Further Publications

; ; ; (2017) NPR - Can modern agriculture meet societal expectations? International Farm Management Association.

; ; ; (2017) Gesellschaftliche Lernprozesse zur Förderung der Bioökonomie – eine ordonomische Argumentationsskizze. Forum Wirtschaftsethik.

; (2017) Brauchen wir NGOs? Discussionspaper / Chair for Economic Ethics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale).

; ; ; (2016) When Growth Obliges: Social Responsibility of Farms in Light of the Technological Treadmill. AgEconSearch.

; (2016) Towards a Theory of Structural Change in Agriculture: Just Economics? EAAE 149th Seminar, Rennes, France.

; (2014) Die gesellschaftliche Bedeutung von NGOs: Putins Perspektive vermeiden. The European - Das Debatten-Magazin.

Posters

(2005) Why are cooperatives important in agriculture: an organizational economics perspective. Copenhagen, Dänemark, 24.08.2005 - 27.08.2005.

(2005) The cooperatives as a social capital-based organization: General theory and applications to agriculture. Wye Campus, Großbritannien, 09.04.2005 - 10.04.2005.

Presentations

; (2019) Resilience, stakeholder orientation, and land markets: The case of Ukrainian agroholdings. 165th EAAE seminar Agricultural Land Markets – Recent Developments, Efficiency and Regulation, Berlin, Deutschland.

; ; ; (2019) Theorizing Agriculture-society Tensions: An Ordonomic Approach to the Agrarian Vision. 165th EAAE seminar Agricultural Land Markets – Recent Developments, Efficiency and Regulation, Berlin, Deutschland.

; (2019) The double nature of cooperatives: a systems theory view. 6th BSLab Symposium, Pavia, Italien.

; (2019) Member heterogeneity in cooperatives: a systems theory view. 15th International Conference of WEAI, Tokio, Japan.

; (2018) Understanding the Growth of Agroholdings: A Story of Resilience. 12th International European Forum (Igls-Forum) on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks, Innsbruck-Igls, Oesterreich.

; (2018) A resilience-based rationale for farm growth: the case of Ukrainian agroholdings. The 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE), Vancouver, Kanada.

; (2018) Stakeholder ecology: a Luhmannian framework. Fifth BSlab International Symposium, Neapel, Italien.

(2017) A systems-theoretic perspective on corporate social responsibility. International Social Theory Consortium Conference 2017, Innsbruck, Oesterreich.

; (2017) Stakeholder relations in agroholdings. Kick-off meeting of the LaScalA project, Kiew, Ukraine.

; ; ; (2016) Agrarstrukturen im Wandel: Mythen, Wirklichkeiten, Widersprüche im Spannungsfeld von Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft und Politik. Loccumer Landwirtschaftstagung 2016: Small is beautiful? Betriebsgrößen und multifunktionale Landwirtschaft, Loccum, Deutschland.

; ; ; (2016) On myths and reality: Ensuring societal acceptance of modern agriculture. Vorstellung des IAMO an der Nationalen Staatlichen Agraruniversität Sumy und Absprachen über künftige Kooperationsmöglichkeiten, Sumy, Ukraine.

(2016) A systems-theoretic perspective on corporate social responsibility. Business Systems Laboratory 4th International Symposium, Vilnius, Ukraine.

(2015) The nature of the nonprofit sector: a systems theory perspective. Current trends in public sector research, Slapanice, Tschechische Republik.

; (2014) Energiegenossenschaften: Das Dilemma des Alternativen. XIX. Nachwuchswissenschaftler-Tagung der AGI 2014, Halle (Saale), Deutschland.

; ; (2014) The meaning of nonprofit advocacy: an ordonomic perspective. 11th International Conference: Civil Society and the Citizen, Münster, Deutschland.

(2014) Evolutorische Systemtheorie und ihre institutionenökonomischen Implikationen. 54. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaus: Neuere Theorien und Methoden in den Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaus, Göttingen, Deutschland.

; (2013) Addressing community needs by means of social enterprises. Lessons from Italy, Poland, Ukraine and Belarus. 4th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Lüttich, Belgien.

(2013) The complexity-sustainability trade-off in Niklas Luhmann's social systems theory. 25th Annual EAEPE Conference, Paris, Frankreich.

; (2013) The nonprofit catallaxy: an Austrian economics perspective on the nonprofit sector. 4th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Lüttich, Belgien.

(2012) Understanding the rural third sector: insights from Veblen and Bogdanov. Cooperative responses to global challenges, Berlin, Deutschland.

; (2012) Agricultural cooperatives. Promoting the understanding of cooperatives for a better world, Venedig, Italien.

(2012) Zu einer holistischen Nonprofit-Ökonomik. 10. Internationale NPO-Colloquium, Freiburg, Schweiz.

(2012) Veblen and instrumental value: a systems theory perspective. Conference of the Association for Institutional Thought, Houston, USA.

(2012) The economics of nonprofit organization: insights from heterodox institutionalism. 10th International ISTR Conference, Siena, Italien.

; (2012) What can nonprofit economics learn from the theory of agricultural cooperatives? Genossenschaften im Fokus einer neuen Wirtschaftspolitik, Wien, Oesterreich.

(2012) The institutionalist implications of the general systems theory. 24th Annual Conference of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy, Krakau, Polen.

(2011) The institutional theory of Radhamakal Mukherjee: implications for modern nonprofit economics. 3rd EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise, Roskilde, Dänemark.

(2011) Third sector organizations in rural development: a transaction cost perspective. Researching the Voluntary Sector, London, Großbritannien.

; (2010) Understanding collective action: toward an economics of the rural third sector. ISTR's 9th International Conference , Istanbul, Türkei.

(2010) Mapping the third sector in John R. Commons typology of transactions. ISTR's 9th International Conference , Istanbul, Türkei.

(2010) Dritter-Sektor-Organisationen in der ländlichen Entwicklung: eine Transaktionskostentheoretische Perspektive. 9. Internationales NPO-Forschungscolloquium 2010, Göttingen, Deutschland.

(2010) Third sector organizations in rural development: a transaction cost perspective. Financing social enterprise and measuring social and public added value, Usti nad Labem, Tschechische Republik.

(2009) Third sector organizations in rural development: a transaction cost perspective. MACE Conference 2009: Multi-Level Processes of Integration and Disintegration, Berlin, Deutschland.

(2009) Third sector organizations in rural development: a transaction cost perspective. 2nd International CIRIEC Research Conference on the Social Economy, Östersund, Schweden.

(2008) Zur marktversagenstheorie der Nonprofit-Organisationen. AK NPO-Workshop 'Aspekte der Governance im Nonprofit-Sektor', Halle (Saale), Deutschland.

(2008) The economics of nonprofit organization: in search of an integrative theory. XVI. Internationale Genossenschaftswissenschaftliche Tagung, Köln, Deutschland.

(2008) Toward an alternative understanding of the nondistribution constraint. 8th International Conference of the International Society for Third-Sector Research, Barcelona, Spanien.

; (2008) The economics of the nondistribution constraint: a critical reappraisal. Social Economy as a Factor of Regional Development, Usti nad Labem, Tschechische Republik.

(2007) The market failure rationale of nonprofit organization revisited. First International CIRIEC Research Conference on Social Economy, Victoria B.C. (British Columbia), Kanada.

(2007) Toward an incentive alignment theory of nonprofit organization. The XI Annual Conference of IRPSM, Potsdam, Deutschland.

(2007) The market failure rationale of nonprofit organization revisited. The XI Annual Conference of IRPSM, Potsdam, Deutschland.

; ; (2006) Determinants of farm growth in Russia. 96th EAAE-Seminar "Causes and Impacts of Agricultural Structures", Tänikon, Schweiz.

; ; (2006) Faktory rosta v APK Rossii [Wachstumsfaktoren russischer landwirtschaftlicher Betriebe]. 10. Internationale wissenschaftlich-praktische Konferenz der unabhängigen wissenschaftlichen agrarökonomischen Gesellschaft Russlands-Nemtschinowskij-Vorträge, Moskau, Russland.

(2006) Nonprofit organisation and the division of labor: a theoretical perspective. 12th Researching the Voluntary Sector Conference, Coventry, Großbritannien.

(2006) Toward a property rights theory of nonprofit organization. Civil Society and Human Security, Bangkok, Thailand.

(2006) The logic of the nonprofit sector: an organisational economics perspective. Civil Society and Human Security, Bangkok, Thailand.

(2006) The logic of the nonprofit sector: an organisational economics perspective. 20. Workshop des AKNPO, Berlin, Deutschland.

(2006) The market failure rationale of nonprofit organization revisited. VSSN: Day Conference, Glasgow, Großbritannien.

(2005) Toward a social value theory of nonprofit organization. ISTR Asia Pacific Regional Conference "Civil Society and Social Justice", Bangalore, Indien.

(2005) Explaining non-profit organization: the social value approach. International Conference: Concepts of the third sector - the European debate: civil society, voluntary and community organizations, social economy, Paris, Frankreich.

(2005) The changing role of producer self-organization in the development of transitional agriculture. VII World Congress of the International Council for Central and East European Studies, Berlin, Deutschland.