3. Institutional and Organizational Aspects

This theme includes organizational economic aspects of, for example, agri-food value chains, contract farming and agri-environmental schemes. The growing importance of vertical and horizontal coordination and the use of contracts in global agri-food value chains provide ample opportunities for extended research on the Bioeconomy within this theme.


Key Publications

  • Dries, L., Gorton, M., Urutyan, V. and J. White (2014). Supply chain relationships, supplier support programs and stimulating on-farm investment: evidence from the Armenian dairy sector, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 19(1), pp. 98 - 107.
  • Peerlings, J, N. Polman and L. Dries (2014). Self-reported resilience of European farms with and without the CAP. Journal of Agricultural Economics, 65(3): 722-738.
  • Ali, M. and J. Peerlings (2012). Farm household’s entry and exit into and from non-farm enterprises in rural Ethiopia: Does clustering play a role? Agricultural Economics, 43(3): 253-266.