Strategically placed within Wageningen University & Research, the Business Economics Group (BEC) performs research and teaches across a wide range of aspects of agricultural business economics and food supply chains.
The chair group Business Economics carries out fundamental and applied research focusing on economic and management problems within the food chain. Research is categorized in the following research themes:
The Business Economics group is composed of a professional team with a wide range of specializations. Students receive solid training in business economics providing them with the knowledge to address research questions in the area of the economics of farms and agribusinesses, animal health, plant health, food safety and sustainable agriculture. We encourage students to develop their own interests and to think critically.
Retrospective climate resilience assessment of semi-arid farming systems in IndiaInternational Journal of Water Resources Development (2023) - ISSN 0790-0627
Weather insurance in European crop and horticulture productionClimate Risk Management (2023), Volume: 41 - ISSN 2212-0963
Perspectives on stakeholder participation in the design of economic experiments for agricultural policymaking : Pros, cons, and twelve recommendations for researchersApplied Economic Perspectives and Policy (2023) - ISSN 2040-5790