Farmer Cooperatives as Systems of Attributes: An Analysis of Ownership and Investment Complementarities

@inproceedings{Grashuis2017FarmerCA,
  title={Farmer Cooperatives as Systems of Attributes: An Analysis of Ownership and Investment Complementarities},
  author={J. Grashuis and M. Cook},
  year={2017}
}
The long-term economic viability of the farmer cooperative mode of organization is often assumed to be jeopardized by an equity constraint. To inform possible solutions, the farmer cooperative is conceptualized as an independent firm comprising a system of attributes, thus facilitating a better understanding of the dual function of organized farm producers as both patrons and capitalists. We place emphasis on the hybrid assignment and configuration of claim rights to find possible… Expand
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