Editor: Anthony N. Rezitis

Research Topics in Agricultural and Applied Economics

Volume 3

eBook: US $29 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $121
Printed Copy: US $107
Library License: US $116
ISSN: 2589-1472 (Print)
ISSN: 1879-7415 (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-699-6 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-263-9 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2012
DOI: 10.2174/97816080526391120301


The aim of this e-book series is to publish high quality economic research in agricultural and applied economics. It particularly fosters quantitative studies which make original contribution on important economic issues, the results of which help to understand and solve real economic problems. This volume contains research papers focusing on the areas of agricultural policy, agricultural price volatility, agricultural finance and cooperatives, consumption economics, firm production and organization, human capital convergence, international economics and multinational business, investment decisions in organic agriculture, market structure and industry studies. The research papers of this volume make use of recent methodological approaches and provide conclusions which are useful to both private sector participants and policy-makers.

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- Pp. i
Trevor Young
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- Pp. ii-iii (2)
Anthony N. Rezitis
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List of Contributors

- Pp. iv-vi (3)
Anthony N. Rezitis
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Milk Production Forecasting by a Neuro-Fuzzy Model

- Pp. 3-11 (9)
Atsalakis S. George, Parasyri G. Maria, Zopounidis D. Constantinos
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The Role of Production Contracts in the Coordination of Agri-Food Chain: Evidence and Future Issues for the Durum Wheat Chain in Italy

- Pp. 12-22 (11)
Davide Viaggi, Giacomo Zanni
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Effects of the European Union Farm Credit Programs on Efficiency and Productivity of the Greek Agricultural Sector: A Stochastic DEA Application

- Pp. 23-46 (24)
Anthony N. Rezitis, Kostas Tsiboukas, Stavros Tsoukalas
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Institutional Innovations in the Common Agricultural Policy: A Theoretical Approach based on Legitimacy

- Pp. 47-56 (10)
Melania Salazar-Ordóñez, Gabriel Pérez-Alcalá
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Agricultural Externalities and Environmental Regulation: The Case of Manure Management and Spreading Land Allocation

- Pp. 57-69 (13)
Isabelle Piot-Lepetit
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Energy Crops Situation in Castile and Leon: Incentives and Barriers to Success

- Pp. 70-93 (24)
Rita Robles, Luigi Vannini
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Governing of Agro-Ecosystem Services in Bulgaria

- Pp. 94-129 (36)
Hrabrin Bachev
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Ex Post Liability for Loss vs. Ex Ante Liability Insurance as Solutions to Reversal Risk in Carbon Offset Projects

- Pp. 130-144 (15)
Joshua Anyangah
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A Choice Experiments Application in Transport Infrastructure: A Case Study on Travel Time Savings, Accidents and Pollution Reduction

- Pp. 145-155 (11)
Phoebe Koundouri, Yiannis Kountouris, Mavra Stithou
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- Pp. 156-157 (2)
Anthony N. Rezitis
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