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Dr. Axel Wolz

Publications and Presentations

Articles (peer-reviewed)

; (2019) Die Probleme der Anderen: Sind Landwirte für den ländlichen Raum zuständig? Berichte über Landwirtschaft 97 (2): 1-29.

; ; ; (2019) Networking among Russian farmers and their prospects for success. Post-Communist Economies 31 (4): 484-499.

; ; (2018) Is agribusiness different? Firm-level evidence of perceived corruption in post-Soviet countries. Eastern European Economics 56 (6): 504-521.

; ; ; (2018) Why (not) cooperate? A cognitive model of farmers' intention to join producer groups in Romania. Post-Communist Economies 30 (1): 56-77.

; ; ; (2016) Governance of Production Cooperatives in Russian Agriculture. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics 87 (4): 541-562.

; ; ; (2016) Reviewing changing institutional conditions for private farming in Russia. Outlook on Agriculture 45 (2): 111-116.

; ; ; (2015) Efficiency in microfinance: financial and social performance of agricultural credit cooperatives in Bulgaria. Journal of the Operational Research Society 66 (1): 57-65.

; ; (2015) Agro-holdings in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan: temporary phenomenon or a permanent business form? Farm level evidence from Moscow and Belgorod regions. Post-Communist Economies 27 (3): 370-394.

; ; ; (2014) Social Capital in Russian agricultural production co-operatives. Post-Communist Economies 26 (4): 522-536.

; (2014) Demographischer Wandel und öffentliche Daseinsvorsorge in den ländlichsten Räumen Ostdeutschlands: Welche Rolle spielt die Landwirtschaft? BBSR-Online-Publikationen (11): 92-105.

; ; (2014) Demographischer Wandel, öffentliche Daseinsvorsorge und Landwirtschaft in den ländlichsten Räumen: Erfahrungen aus Sachsen-Anhalt. Berichte über Landwirtschaft 92 (2): 1-22.

; ; (2013) Members' choice of production co-operatives in Russian agriculture. Post-Communist Economies 25 (4): 465-491.

; ; (2012) The Development of Agricultural Production Cooperatives in Russia. Journal of Rural Co-operation 40 (1): 44-59.

; (2012) Agricultural Cooperative Development in China and Vietnam since Decollectivization: A Multi-Stakeholder Approach. Journal of Rural Co-operation 40 (2): 239-257.

(2012) The Transformation of the Agricultural Administration and Associations in East Germany before and after Unification: Are there Lessons for the Korean Peninsula? Journal of Rural Development (Seoul) 35 (2): 19-51.

; ; (2011) Bio-energy and Rural Development: Findings from a Comparative Study in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. South East European Journal of Economics and Business 6 (2): 7-16.

(2011) Institutioneller Wandel der Agrarverwaltung und Agrarverbände in Ostdeutschland vor und nach der Wiedervereinigung. Berichte über Landwirtschaft 89 (3): 455-477.

; ; ; (2010) Does Cooperation Pay? The Role of Social Capital among Household Plot Farmers in Ukraine. South East European Journal of Economics and Business 5 (2): 55-64.

; ; ; ; (2010) Semi-subsistence farming, farm income and social capital in Bulgaria - Is there a link? Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture 49 (4): 285-298.

; (2010) The Transformation of Agricultural Producer Cooperatives - The Case of Vietnam. Journal of Rural Co-operation 38 (2): 117-133.

; ; (2009) The Transformation of Agricultural Production Cooperatives in East Germany and Their Future. Journal of Rural Co-operation 37 (1): 5-19.

; ; (2006) The impact of social capital Polish farm incomes: findings of an empirical survey. Post-Communist Economies 18 (1): 85-99.

; ; (2006) The impact of structural social capital on farm income in the Czech Republic. Agricultural Economics-Zemědělská Ekonomika 52 (6): 281-288.

Articles (non-peer-reviewed)

; (2018) Förderung der Wissenschaft in den neuen EU-Mitgliedsstaaten: Erfahrungen aus dem ENHANCE-Projekt. IAMO Jahreszahl 20: 47-54.

; ; (2018) Cooperation among individual farmers in Romania: Constraints and options. Scientific Papers "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development" 18 (2): 489-492.

; ; ; ; (2017) Veränderungen im ländlichen Raum aktiv gestalten. DLG-Merkblatt (423): 1-31.

; (2017) Gemeinsam mit den Konsumenten: Solidarische Landwirtschaft in Mittel- und Osteuropa. IAMO Jahreszahl 19: 77-85.

; ; ; ; ; (2016) Besser gemeinsam. Info Europa (04): 29-30.

; (2015) Entwicklungsprobleme in Zentralasien: Das Beispiel landwirtschaftlicher Dienstleistungsgenossenschaften. IAMO Jahreszahl 17: 69-77.

; ; ; (2015) Zur Entwicklung der polnischen Land- und Ernährungswirtschaft seit 1989. Aus Politik und Zeitgeschehen 65 (47-48): 25-30.

; ; (2013) Ländliche Regionen im Transformationsprozess: Unterschiedliche Politikansätze zur ländlichen Entwicklung. IAMO Jahreszahl 15: 11-21.

; ; (2008) Landwirtschaftliche Beratung und betriebliche Umstrukturierung in Ostdeutschland 1989-1992. IAMO Jahreszahl 10: 53-59.

Monographs

; ; (2006) Assessement of information and communication needs of institutions and stakeholders of the national agricultural research system of Ukraine, Endbericht zum FAO-Projekt-Nr. TCP/UKR/3005. Rom/Italien: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Contributions to anthologies

; (2019) Globale Entwicklungen, regionale Förderprogramme und zivilgesellschaftliches Engagement. In: Nell, W., Weiland, M. (Hrsg.): Dorf: Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch, 227-234: J.B. Metzler-Verlag.

; ; ; ; ; (2018) Building an Excellency Network for Heightening Agricultural Economic Research and Education in Romania. In: Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft zwischen Ressourceneffizienz und gesellschaftlichen Erwartungen. Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V., Bd. 53, 355-356: Landwirtschaftsverlag Münster.

; (2017) Hurdles to reunification: Cultural memories and control over property in post-socialist rural East Germany. In: Congost, R., Gelman, J., Santos, R. (eds.): Property Rights in Land: Issues in social, economic and global history, 154-176: Routledge.

; (2015) The role of social capital in promoting agricultural incomes: First evidence from farm surveys in Central and Eastern Europe. In: Fertig, G. (ed.): Social Networks, Political Institutions, and Rural Societies (Rural History in Europe - RURHE 11), 31-47: Brepols Publishers.

; ; (2015) The Role of Production Cooperatives in Russian Agriculture. In: Schmitz, A., Meyers, W. H., (eds.): Transition to Agricultural Market Economies: The Future of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine, 72-80: CABI (Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux (CAB) International).

; ; (2013) Die letzte Bastion zur Sicherung der Daseinsvorsorge: Landwirtschaft im ländlichsten Raum. In: Wissenschaftszentrum Sachsen-Anhalt Wittenberg (WZW) (Hrsg.): Lebensqualität entwickeln in schrumpfenden Regionen: Die Demographie-Expertisen der Wissenschaft in Sachsen-Anhalt. Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Wissenschaftszentrum Sachsen-Anhalt, 41-44: Wissenschaftszentrum Sachsen-Anhalt (WZW).

; (2012) Development of socio-economic and agricultural structures in the Altmark Region in the New German Bundesländer after German Unification. In: Wolz, A., Hubbard, C., Möllers, J., Gorton, G., Buchenrieder, G. (eds.): Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Central and Eastern Europe, Band 68, 149-176: IAMO Eigenverlag.

; ; ; ; (2012) Patterns Behind Rural Success Stories in the European Union: Major Lessons of Former Enlargements. In: Wolz, A., Hubbard, C., Möllers, J., Gorton, G., Buchenrieder, G. (eds.): Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Central and Eastern Europe, Band 68, 3-27: IAMO Eigenverlag.

(2011) Agricultural production cooperatives in East Germany: Transformation and future development. In: Podgorbunskich, P. et al. (Hrsg.): Agrarnaja nauka - Osnova innovacionnogo razvitija APK, Bd. 1, Meždunarodnaja naučno-praktičeskaja konferencija, Kurgan, 19-20.04.2011, 16-36: GUP „Kurtamyšskaja tipografija“ Kurgan.

; ; (2010) Family farm ideology and the transformation of collective farms in East Germany, 1989-2005. In: Congost, R., Santos, R. (Hg.), Contexts of Property in Europe. The Social Embeddedness of Property Rights in Land in Historical Perspective (Rural History in Europe 5), 247-266: Brepols Publishers.

(2010) Institutional Change in East German Agriculture Before and After Unification: Major Lessons. In: Ministry for Food, Agricultural, Forestry and Fisheries (Hrsg.): Agricultural reform in former east German region after unification and its implications, Symposium, Seoul, Süd-Korea, 136-160: Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI).

; ; (2009) Measuring the impact of social capital on farmers’ performance in Poland. In: Psyk-Piotrowskiej, E. (ed.): Kapitał społeczny partycypacja obywatelska rozwój lokalny, 37-53: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego.

; ; ; ; (2009) Farm Income Among Household Plot Farmers in Ukraine - The Impact of Social Capital. In: Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e. V., Bd. 44, 295-303: Landwirtschaftsverlag Münster-Hiltrup.

; ; ; (2007) Turystyka wiejska w rozwiazaniu problemow srodowisk wiejskich na przykladzie. In: markaski, S. (Hrsg.): Rola wladz samorzadowych w rozwoju turystyki w kontekscie wykorzystania zasobow ludzkich na przykladzie wojewodztwa podkarpackiego, 76-97: University of Rzeszów.

(2007) Rural society and diversification of employment and income - major factors of influence and repercussions on rural development. In: Knappe, E., Müller, E. (Hrsg.): Ländliche Gesellschaft europäischer Peripherien / Rural Society of European Peripheries, Forum-ifl, (Nr. 7), Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde, Leipzig 2007, 103-125: Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde (IFL).

; ; (2007) Structural social capital and economic performance: findings of empirical farm data in the Czech Republic. In: Kuhlmann, F., Schmitz. P-M- (Hrsg.): Good Governance in der Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft, Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V. Bd. 42, 2007, 46. Jahrestagung der Gewisola, Gießen, 4.-6. Oktober 2006, 9: Landwirtschaftsverlag Münster-Hiltrup.

; ; (2006) Structural social capital and agriculture income among corporate farms in the Czech Republic. In: Buchenrieder, G., Dufhues, T., (eds.): Making rural households' livelihood more resilient - The importance of social capital and the underlying social networks (Proceedings), Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Central and Eastern Europe, Vol. 34, Halle(Saale), 58-70: IAMO Eigenverlag.

(2005) Savings and credit co-operatives in Vietnam - from one shock to the next. In: Mutz, G., Klump, R. (eds.): Modernization and social transformation in Vietnam - social capital formation and institutional building, (Mitteilungen des Institutes für Asienkunde, Bd. 385), Hamburg: Unbekannt.

IAMO Policy Briefs

; ; (2014) Landwirtschaft im ländlichsten Raum: Letzte Hoffnung zur Sicherung der Daseinsvorsorge? IAMO Policy Brief No. 13, Halle (Saale).
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IAMO Discussion Papers

; ; ; (2013) Sozialökonomische Effekte des demographischen Wandels in ländlichen Räumen Sachsen-Anhalts. IAMO Discussion Paper No. 143, Halle (Saale): IAMO.
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(2013) The Organisation of Agricultural Production in East Germany since World War II: Historical Roots and Present Situation. IAMO Discussion Paper No. 139, Halle (Saale): IAMO.
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(2011) Institutional Change of the Agricultural Administration and Rural Associations in East Germany Before and After Unification. IAMO Discussion Paper No. 136, Halle (Saale): IAMO.
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; ; (2010) Renewable Energy and its Impact on Agricultural and Rural Development: Findings of a Comparative Study in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. IAMO Discussion Paper No. 130, Halle (Saale): IAMO.
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IAMO Studies

; ; ; ; (2012) Patterns Behind Rural Success Stories in the European Union: Major Lessons of Former Enlargements. Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Central and Eastern Europe, Vol. 68, Halle (Saale): IAMO.
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Further Publications

; (2018) Report about quantitative indicators. 0

; (2018) Report on overall experiences in training sessions and planned future collaboration. 0

; (2017) Report on Experiences in Modelling Training Sessions. 0

; ; ; ; ; ; (2016) Price transmission along the CIS supply chains.

; ; ; (2016) Structural transformation of small farms in Moldova: implications for poverty reduction and shared prosperity. World Bank.

; ; ; ; ; (2015) Agricultural market integration of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

; ; (2006) Ocinka potreb v zasobach informaciji ta komunikaciji instytucij a organizacij Nacionalnoji sil's'kogospodars'koji doslidnoji systemy Ukrajiny.

; ; (2006) Assessment of information and communication needs of institutions and stakeholders of the national agriculture research system of Ukraine. 0

; ; (2006) Structural social capital and economic performance: findings of empirical farm data in the Czech Republic. Gewisola.

; ; (2005) The impact of social capital on agricultural income among corporate farms in the Czech Republic. CD of the XI. Congress: The Future of Rural Europa in the Global Agri-Food System, Copenhagen, Denmark, 24-27 August 2005, Papers (CD). European Association of Agricultural Economists.

; ; (2005) The impact of social capital on farm and household income: First results from Central and Eastern European countries. EAAE.

Posters

; ; ; ; ; (2017) Building an excellency network for heigthening agricultural economic research and education in Romania. Parma, Italien, 29.08.2017 - 01.09.2017.

; ; ; ; ; (2017) Building an Excellency Network for Heigthening Agricultural Economic Research and Education in Romania. Freising-Weihenstephan, Deutschland, 13.09.2017 - 15.09.2017.

; ; ; (2017) Is there a link between collaboration and economic success among private farmers in post-socialist economies? Findings from Kurgan Region in Russia. Parma, Italien, 29.08.2017 - 01.09.2017.

; (2014) Agro-holdings in Russia: Temporary phenomenon or a prevailing business form? Farm level evidence from Moscw and Belgorod regions. Ljubljana, Slowenien, 26.08.2014 - 29.08.2014.

; (2014) Demographic Change, Provision of Public Services and the Role of Agriculture in Remote Rural Areas: Findings from East Germany. Ljubljana, Slowenien, 26.08.2014 - 29.08.2014.

; (2013) Demographischer Wandel, öffentliche Daseinsvorsorge und Landwirtschaft in peripher-ländlichen Räumen: Ergebnisse einer Befragung in der Altmark, Sachsen-Anhalt. Berlin, Deutschland, 25.09.2013 - 27.09.2013.

; (2012) Comparison of the Agricultural Cooperatives Development in China and Vietnam Since De-Collectivization. Foz do Iguaçu, Brasilien, 18.08.2012 - 24.08.2012.

(2012) Lessons of the Transformation of the Agricultural Administration in East Germany with the Collapse of the Socialist Regime. Foz do Iguaçu, Brasilien, 18.08.2012 - 24.08.2012.

(2011) The Transformation of the Agricultural Administration in East Germany Before and After Unification. Zürich, Schweiz, 30.08.2011 - 02.09.2011.

; ; ; (2008) Market Integration of Household Plots in Ukraine - The Impact of Social Capital. Ghent, Belgien, 26.08.2008 - 29.08.2008.

; ; (2006) The impact of social capital on economic performance of agricultural producers in the Czech Republic. Brisbane, Australien, 12.08.2006 - 18.08.2006.

Presentations

; ; ; (2018) Why smallholders join cooperatives - the case of Kosovar raspberry producers. World Food Day Colloquium 2018 "Cooperatives: essential for food security?!", Stuttgart, Deutschland.

; (2018) Keeping up with the research frontier in agricultural economics: ENAHNCE on-site training approach. ENHANCE Final Conference, Bukarest, Rumänien.

(2018) Comments to Joyce Bromley: "The Call of Heimat. Reunification and the Struggle for Ancestral Land". Return and labour migration in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989, Leipzig, Deutschland.

; ; (2018) Cooperation among individual farmers in Romania: Constraints and options. Agriculture for Life, Life for Agriculture, Bukarest, Rumänien.

; ; (2018) Options and constraints of cooperation among farmers in a post-socialist setting: First findings from Romania. Cooperatives in a rapidly changing world: innovation in enterprise and community, Wageningen, Niederlande.

; ; (2018) Prospects of cooperation among individual farmers in a post-socialist economy: The case of Romania. 8th International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks (EMNet), Havanna, Kuba.

; ; ; (2018) Networking among private farmers in Russia: Does it lead to farm success? 8th International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks (EMNet), Havanna, Kuba.

; ; (2017) Is Agribusiness Different? Firm-level evidence of corruption in CIS countries. IAMO Forum 2017: Eurasian Food Economy between Globalization and Geopolitics, Halle (Saale), Deutschland.

; ; (2017) Farmers' intentions for cooperation in post-socialist economies: Findings from a comparative analysis in Romania and Armenia. New Strategies for Co-operatives: Understanding and Managing Co-operative Creation, Transition and Transformation, Stirling, Großbritannien.

; ; (2017) Experiences of the Leibniz Association in international cooperation activities towards EaP countries. Sharing experiences from Association to H2020, Chisinau, Republik Moldau.

(2017) Presentation of WP2. H2020 ENHANCE First Periodic Review, Brüssel, Belgien.

; ; ; (2016) Cooperation among private farmers in a post-socialist economy: Evidence from Kurgan Region, Russia. IAAE Inter-Conference Symposium "Agricultural Transitions along the Silk Road", Almaty, Kasachstan.

; ; ; (2016) Institutional environment of agricultural suppply chains. Agricistrade, 5th Interim Meeting, Kiew, Ukraine.

(2016) Changes in the Organisation of Agricultural Production in East Germany since Reunification: Major Issues. IAMO-RANEPA Workshop, Halle (Saale), Deutschland.

; ; ; (2016) Does cooperation lead to private farmers success? Findings from a survey in Kurgan Region, Russia. New Strategies for Co-operatives: Understanding and Managing Co-operative Creation, Transition and Transformation, Almería, Spanien.

; ; ; (2015) Private farmers' success and the structure of their social interactions in the Russian Region of Kurgan. 7th International Conference on Economics and Management of Network (EMNet), Kapstadt, Südafrika.

; ; ; (2015) Why not cooperate? Modelling cognitive determinants of farmers' motivation to join producer groups in Romania. 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economists: Agriculture in an interconnected world, Mailand, Italien.

; ; ; (2015) Agricultural producer groups - Intention formation, success and failure: some findings from Romania. 7th International Conference on Economics and Management of Network (EMNet), Kapstadt, Südafrika.

; ; ; (2015) Why agricultural co-operative members did not take up private farming in Russia: Evidence from Kurgan Region. 9. Weltkongress der ICCEES, Makuhari/Tokio, Japan.

(2014) Land Reform in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States since 1990: Major Trajectories and Conclusions. German-Chinese Workshop on Rural Law, Berlin, Deutschland.

(2014) Demographic Change, Provision of Public Services and the Role of Agriculture in Remote Rural Areas: Findings from East Germany. Annual International Conference, Kurgan, Russland.

; ; (2014) Landwirtschaft im ländlichsten Raum: Letzte Hoffnung zur Sicherung der Daseinsvorsorge? Organisation der Daseinsvorsorge in ländlichen Räumen über die Schaffung effizienter Netzwerk-/Kooperationsstrukturen, Berlin, Deutschland.

; ; (2014) Die Transformation des Arbeitsmarktes zwischen agrarstrukturellem und demographischen Wandel. Regional-Demographie der Armut in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schwerin, Deutschland.

; ; (2014) Demographischer Wandel, öffentliche Daseinsvorsorge und Landwirtschaft in den ländlichsten Räumen: Erfahrungen aus Sachsen-Anhalt. Agrarökonomisches Seminar, Göttingen, Deutschland.

; ; (2013) Why are Agricultural Production Co-operatives still relevant? Evidence from Russia. European Congress 2013 'Europe: Crisis and Renewal', Cambridge, Großbritannien.

; ; (2013) Managers and members in Russian agricultural production cooperatives. 6th International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks (EMNet), Agadir, Marokko.

; (2013) Agricultural Production and Demographic Change in Depopulated Areas in East Germany: Repercussions and Options. 5th Nordic Geographers' Meeting, Reykjavik, Island.

; (2013) Declining Population in Rural Areas in East Germany: Does it Affect Agriultural Production? Social and Economic Transformations Affecting Rural People and Communities in Central and Eastern Europe, Nitra, Slowakei.

; (2013) Demographischer Wandel, Öffentliche Daseinsvorsorge und Landwirtschaft in periphen-ländlichen Räumen: Ergebnisse einer Befragung in der Altmark, Sachsen-Anhalt. 53. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V. „Wie viel Markt und wie viel Regulierung braucht eine nachhaltige Agrarentwicklung?“, Berlin, Deutschland.

; (2013) Demographischer Wandel und öffentliche Daseinsvorsorge in den ländlichsten Räumen Ostdeutschlands: Welche Rolle spielt die Landwirtschaft? Vom demografischen Wandel besonders betroffene Regionen: Ein wichtiges Thema im Kontext der Demografiestrategie, Berlin, Deutschland.

; (2012) Land Grabbing and Land Abandonment in the Eastern Germany. IAMO Forum 2012: Land Use in Transition: Potentials and Solutions between Abandonment and Land Grabbing, Halle (Saale), Deutschland.

; (2012) Cultural Memories in Rural East Germany: External Exposition and Internal Recovery of Returning Farmers after 1990. XVIth World Economic History Congress, Stellenbosch, Südafrika.

; ; (2012) The motivational factors for members of the Russian agricultural production cooperatives. Did agricultural economics disappoint? Empirical Applications on Governance of Food and Fibre Value Chains. 130th EAAE Seminar, Uppsala, Schweden.

; ; (2012) The motivational factors for members of the Russian agricultural production cooperatives. Cooperative values in internationalized operations, Helsinki, Finnland.

; (2012) Agricultural Cooperative Development in China and Vietnam since Decollectivization. Cooperative values in internationalized operations, Helsinki, Finnland.

; ; (2011) Why do agricultural (labour) production co-operatives exist in the Russian Federation? XIIIth Congress of the EAAE: Change and Uncertainty - Challenges for Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Zürich, Schweiz.

; ; (2011) The Development of Agricultural Production Co-operatives in the Russian Federation. International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks - EMNet, Limassol, Zypern.

; ; (2011) Bio-energy and Rural Development: Findings from a Comparative Study in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. 46th Croatian and 6th International Symposium on Agriculture, Opatija, Kroatien.

(2011) Agricultural Production Cooperatives in East Germany: Transformation and Future Development. Innovation Development of Agriculture, Kurgan, Russland.

(2010) Institutional Change in East German Agriculture Before and After Unification: Major Lessons. Agricultural reform on former East German region after unification and its implications, Seoul, Süd-Korea.

; ; ; (2009) Sozialkapital und Einkommen in landwirtschaftlichen Kleinbetrieben in der Ukraine. Leipziger Geographisches Kolloquium: Räume in der europäischen Wissensgesellschaft, Leipzig, Deutschland.

; (2009) The Transformation of Agricultural Producer Cooperatives - The Case of Vietnam. Rural Cooperation in the 21st Century: Lessons from the Past, Pathways to the Future, Rehovot, Israel.

; ; ; (2008) Market Integration of Household Plots in Ukraine - The Impact of Social Capital. XII Congress of the EAAE: People, Food and Environments: Global Trends and European Strategies, Ghent, Belgien.

; ; ; (2008) The German case study region Altmark in Saxony Anhalt. PRIMA - Kick off meeting, Brüssel, Belgien.

; ; ; ; (2008) Farm Income Among Household Plot Farmers in the Ukraine - The Impact of Social Capital. 48. Jahrestagung der Gewisola: Risiken in der Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft und ihre Bewältigung, Bonn, Deutschland.

; ; (2008) The Transformation of Agricultural Production Cooperatives in East Germany and Their Future. Pathways to Rural Economic Development in Transition Countries: The Role of Agricultural Cooperatives, Yerevan, Armenien.

(2008) The Transformation of Agricultural Production Cooperatives in East Germany and Their Future: Repercussions for Korea. Jahrestagung der südkoreanischen Agrarexperten zu Nordkorea, Chunchoen, Süd-Korea.

; ; ; ; (2007) Turystyka wiejska w rozwiazaniu problemow srodowisk wiejskich na przykladzie UE. Rola wladz samorzadowych w rozwoju turystyki wiejskiej w kontekscie wykorzystania zasobow ludzkich na przykladzie wojewodztwa podkarpackiego, Rzeszow, Polen.

; (2007) The role of social capital in promoting agricultural incomes: First evidence from farm surveys in central and eastern Europe. Social networks and institutional change: pathways and limits of state intervention in rural societies, Münster, Deutschland.

; ; (2007) Family farm ideology and the transformation of collective farms in East Germany 1989 - 1995. The Social Embeddedness of Property Rights to Land in Europe, Lissabon, Portugal.

(2007) Rural society and diversification of employment and income - major factors of influence and repercussions on rural development. Ländliche Gesellschaft europäischer Peripherien, Leipzig, Deutschland.

; ; (2006) Einfluss von Sozialkapital auf landwirtschaftliches Einkommen. Biomathematikertage 2006, Zittau, Deutschland.

; ; (2006) Structural social capital and agricultural income among corporate farmers in the Czech Republic. 26th Conference of the IAAE, Brisbane, Australien.

; ; (2006) The impact of structural social capital on economic performance of agricultural producers in the Czech Republic. 46. Jahrestagung der GEWISOLA zum Thema: Good Governance in der Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft, Gießen, Deutschland.

(2005) Critical remarks on the draft reports: 'Consumer and sociental demands for multifunctional agriculture'. Arbeitstreffen MULTAGRI WP2: Consumer and societal demands on multifunctional agriculture, Prag, Tschechische Republik.

; ; (2005) Is social capital affecting agricultural incomes among private farmers? - Evidence of a farm survey in the Czech Republic. Social Capital: Definition, Measurement, Applications, Buggiba, Malta.

(2005) Comments on MFA concepts. 22. FAMO-Sitzung, Berlin, Deutschland.

; ; (2005) The impact of social capital on farm and household income: First results from Central and Eastern European Countries. 94. EAAE Seminar: From household to firms with independent legal status:The spectrum of institutional units in the development of European Agriculture, Wye Campus, Großbritannien.

; ; (2005) The impact of social capital on agricultural income among corporate farms in the Czech Republic. XI. EAAE Congress: The Future of Rural Europe in the Global Agri-Food System, Copenhagen, Dänemark.