Assessing Farm Competitiveness in Bulgaria
Institute of Agricultural Economics
October 3, 2010
This paper suggests a holistic framework for assessing farm competitiveness, and analyses competitiveness of different type of Bulgarian farms. First, it present a new approach for assessing farm competitiveness defining farm competitiveness and its three criteria (efficiency, adaptability and sustainability), and identifying indicators for assessing the individual aspects and the overall competitiveness of farms. Next, it analyzes evolution and efficiency of farming organizations during post communist transition and EU integration in Bulgaria, and assesses levels and factors of farms competitiveness in the conditions of CAP implementation.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 37
Keywords: Efficiency, Adaptability, Sustainability, and Competitiveness of Farms, Transitional Agriculture, EU integration, CAP, Bulgaria
JEL Classification: Q12, Q13, Q18, Q17, L11, L14, L16,, D14, D21, D23working papers series
Date posted: October 4, 2010
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