Valentina Hartarska

Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology

Comer Hall

Auburn, AL 36849

United States

Auburn University - Department of Finance

Affiliated Professor

Auburn, AL 36849

United States

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Governance and Performance of Microfinance Institutions in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 May 2004
Valentina Hartarska
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States, governance, microfinance, board of directors, managerial compensation, regulation, and rating

Governance and Performance of Microfinance Institutions in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Valentina Hartarska
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology

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Microfinance Center for Central Europe and the Newly Independent States, Oversight, Microfinance banks, Incentives, Firm governance, Managers, Microfinance, Firm management, Sustainable development, Performance evaluation, Low income groups, Poverty

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The Cost Structure of Microfinance Institutions in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 809
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2017
Valentina Hartarska, Steven B. Caudill and Daniel M. Gropper
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Auburn University - Department of Economics and College of Business, Florida Atlantic University
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Eastern Europe, banking, microfinance, efficiency

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An Impact Analysis of Microfinance in Bosnia and Herzegovina

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 915
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Mar 2008
Valentina Hartarska and Denis A. Nadolnyak
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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microfinance, impact study, Microfinance Institutions, financing constraints, Eastern Europe, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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A Cross-Country Analysis of Bank Performance: The Role of External Governance

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Auburn University, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Milken Institute
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Economies of Scope of Lending and Mobilizing Deposits in Microfinance Institutions: A Semiparametric Analysis

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Valentina Hartarska, Christopher F. Parmeter and Denis A. Nadolnyak
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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microfinance insitutions, scope economies, semi-parametric smooth coefficient

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Agricultural Credit and Economic Growth in Rural Areas

Hartarska, V.,D. Nadolnyak, and X Shen (2015) “Agricultural Credit and Economic Growth in Rural Areas” Agricultural Finance Review,75(3): 302 - 312: doi: 10.1108/AFR-04-2015-0018
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Denis A. Nadolnyak, Valentina Hartarska and Xuan Shen
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Independent
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economic growth, financial sector development, rural county

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Does Social Capital Affect Mortgage Loan Termination by Low-Income Homeowners?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Valentina Hartarska, Claudio Gonzalez-Vega and Denis A. Nadolnyak
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Agricultural, Environmental & Development Economics and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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low-income borrowers, social capital, mortgage loan termination, competing-risks

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El Niño and Agricultural Lending in the Southeastern U.S.

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Valentina Hartarska and Denis A. Nadolnyak
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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Agricultural Banks, Climate Variability, ENSO

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Foreign Investment and Transition in Central/Eastern Europe Along the Phase Curve

Applied Econometrics and International Development, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Dec 2008
Valentina Hartarska and Henry Thompson
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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neoclassical growth, foreign investment, Central Eastern Europe

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Factors Affecting Farm Loan Delinquency in the Southeastern USA

Research in Applied Economics, Vol. 9(4), 2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Dec 2017
Frederick Quaye, Denis A. Nadolnyak and Valentina Hartarska
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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Farm Loans, Farm Cresit, Credit Delinquency, Climate, Agricultural Insurance, Southeast US

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Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth: The Conflicting Impacts of Subsidies and Deposits on the Cost-Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Dec 2018
Anastasia Cozarenco, Valentina Hartarska and Ariane Szafarz
Montpellier Business School, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Université Libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Centre Emile Bernheim (CEB) & CERMi
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Microfinance, Cost Efficiency, Scale Economies, Subsidies, Deposit Accounts

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Scale Economies and Input Price Elasticities in Microfinance Institutions

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 37(1), No. pp. 118-131, 2013
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2017
Valentina Hartarska, Xuan Shen and Roy Mersland
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Independent and University of Agder
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Microfinance, Efficiency, Input Price Elasticity, Scale Economies, MFIs

Are Women Better Bankers to the Poor? Evidence from Rural Microfinance Institutions

Hartarska, V. Denis Nadolnyak, and Roy Mersland, (2014) “Are Women Better Bankers for the Poor: Evidence from Rural Microfinance Institutions?” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96 (5): 1291-1
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Valentina Hartarska, Denis A. Nadolnyak and Roy Mersland
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and University of Agder
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microfinance, microfinance institutions, gender and finance, outreach, efficiency

Are Women Better Bankers to the Poor? Evidence from Rural Microfinance Institutions

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 96, Issue 5, pp. 1291-1306, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Valentina Hartarska, Denis Nadolnyak and Roy Mersland
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Auburn University and University of Agder
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Microfinance, microfinance institutions, gender and finance, outreach, efficiency

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Retirement Age Farmers’ Exit and Disinvestment from Farming

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Bretford Griffin, Valentina Hartarska and Denis A. Nadolnyak
Auburn University, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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retirement, farmers, exit from farming, disinvestment

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Winners and Losers from Financial Derivatives Use: Evidence from Community Banks

Applied Economics, 2018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Xuan Shen and Valentina Hartarska
Independent and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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Community Banks, Financial Derivatives, Financial Crisis

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Climate Variability and Agricultural Loan Delinquency in the US

Nadolnyak, D., Hartarska and Shen (2016) “Climate Variability & Agricultural Loan Delinquency in the US, International Journal of Economics and Finance 8 (12): 238-249
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Denis A. Nadolnyak, Valentina Hartarska and Xuan Shen
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Independent
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loan delinquency and default, Farm Credit System, climate variability and climate change, ENSO, farm debt, Southeastern USA

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Farm Income and Output and Lending by the Farm Credit System

Denis Nadolnyak, Xuan Shen, Valentina Hartarska, (2017) "Farm income and output and lending by the farm credit system", Agricultural Finance Review, Vol. 77 Issue: 1, pp.125-136, doi/10.1108/AFR-03-2016-0020
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Denis A. Nadolnyak, Xuan Shen and Valentina Hartarska
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Independent and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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Agricultural credit, Farm income, Agricultural output, Farm Credit System Institutions, Real estate loans

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Economies of Diversification in Microfinance: Evidence from Quantile Estimation on Panel Data

Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Emir Malikov, Valentina Hartarska and Roy Mersland
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and University of Agder
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cost, diversification, microfinance institutions, quantile regression

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Governance and Scope Economies in Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jan 2018
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, University of Agder, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
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Microfinance Institutions, Governance, Board of Directors, Scope Economies, Intermediation

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The Impact of Weather on Agricultural Labor Supply

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Jan 2018
Jaehyuk Lee, Denis A. Nadolnyak and Valentina Hartarska
East Georgia State College - Department of Social Sciences, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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farm, labor supply, weather

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Should All Microfinance Institutions Mobilize Microsavings? Evidence from Economies of Scope

Empirical Economics, Vol. 48(1), No. 193-225, 2015
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Purdue University - College of Agriculture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and University of Agder
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Microfinance Institution, Environmental Variables, Efficiency, Semiparametric Smooth Co- efficient, Scope Economies

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Endogenous Scope Economies in Microfinance Institutions

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Emir Malikov and Valentina Hartarska
University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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microfinance institutions, scope economies, endogenous selection, financial intermediation, savings and lending

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The Impacts of Economic, Demographic, and Weather Factors on the Exit of Beginning Farmers in the United States

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Denis A. Nadolnyak, Valentina Hartarska and Bretford Griffin
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Auburn University
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farm exit; beginning farmers and ranchers; climate; farm sector sustainability; climate variability; probit

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El Niño and Agricultural Lending in the Southeastern U.S.A.

Nadolnyak D. and V. Hartarska, (2013) “El Niño and Agricultural Lending in the Southeastern U.S.A.” Southern Business and Economics Journal, 36(1):35-56
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Valentina Hartarska and Denis A. Nadolnyak
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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Agricultural Commercial Banks, Climate Variability, ENSO, Climate Change, Banking

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Agricultural Disaster Payments in the Southeastern U.S.: Do Weather and Climate Variability Matter?

Applied Economics, Vol. 44, No. 33, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Denis A. Nadolnyak and Valentina Hartarska
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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ENSO, climate change, government subsidy, weather, disaster payment, southeastern USA

Which Governance Mechanisms Promote Efficiency in Reaching Poor Clients? Evidence from Rated Microfinance Institutions

European Financial Management, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 218-239, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Valentina Hartarska and Roy Mersland
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and University of Agder
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microfinance institutions, board, governance, performance, efficiency

Which Governance Mechanisms Promote Efficiency in Reaching Poor Clients? Evidence from Rated Microfinance Institutions

European Financial Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2011
Roy Mersland and Valentina Hartarska
University of Agder and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology

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microfinance institutions, board, governance, performance, efficiency

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Economies of Scope for Microfinance: Differences Across Output Measures

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 464-481, October 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Sep 2010
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Independent
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Is the Model “Loans‐Plus‐Savings” Better for Microfinance in Eastern Europe and Central Asia? A Propensity Score Matching Comparison

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 23, Issue 3, pp. 1309-1330, 2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jun 2020
Knar Khachatryan, Vardan Baghdasaryan and Valentina Hartarska
American University of Armenia, American University of Armenia and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
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economies of scope, Microfinance institutions, performance, propensity score matching, savings

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Community Development Financial Institutions: Board Size and Diversity as Governance Mechanisms

FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2006-11
Posted: 05 Nov 2006
Valentina Hartarska
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology

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Credit Counseling and Mortgage Termination by Low-Income Households

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2005
Posted: 22 Oct 2005
Valentina Hartarska and Claudio Gonzalez-Vega
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Agricultural, Environmental & Development Economics

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Credit counseling, low-income housing mortgages, competing risks, default, refinancing