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Integrating supply chain and network analyses: The study of netchains
This paper introduces the concept of netchain analysis. A netchain is a set of networks comprised of horizontal ties between firms within a particular industry or group, which are sequentiallyExpand
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Understanding New Cooperative Models: An Ownership–Control Rights Typology
This article examines new agricultural cooperative organizational models from an ownership rights perspective. The article adopts a definition of ownership rights comprising both residual claim andExpand
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Control Rights, Governance and the Costs of Ownership in Agricultural Cooperatives
Agricultural cooperatives have changed considerably in recent decades. In witnessing these structural changes, scholars have proffered analyses of non-traditional ownership models focusing onExpand
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The Evolution of Agricultural Policies and Agribusiness Development in Brazil
n the late 1980s, Brazil started to adopt liberal and mar-ket-oriented policies, which significantly impacted theperformance of its food and agricultural (henceforth agri-food) sector. The agrifoodExpand
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Agroindustrialization of the global agrifood economy: bridging development economics and agribusiness research.
This paper examines the agroindustrialization process from two supposedly disparate views: development economics and agribusiness research. The evolution of conceptual and methodological approachesExpand
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Advancing the Theory of the Cooperative Organization: The Cooperative as a True Hybrid
What is a cooperative? Is it a form of vertical integration, an independent organization or an intermediate form of governance between the market and the hierarchy? This paper contributes to theExpand
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Sources of Firm Performance Differences in the US Food Economy
Researchers in economics and strategy have long been interested in understanding the determinants of firm performance. We apply the relatively novel approach of hierarchical linear modelling (HLM) toExpand
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The Economics of Organization Structure Changes: A Us Perspective on Demutualization
The objective of this study is to contribute to the current debate on demutualization from a US perspective. We document waves of demutualization and review the empirical literature examining theExpand
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Redesigning Cooperative Boundaries: The Emergence of New Models
In a mid 1990s AAEA invited paper session, the presenters and discussants posited challenges and opportunities for agricultural cooperation. Fulton hypothesized that forces external to theExpand
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