Ownership Structure in Agrifood Chains

27 Pages Posted: 13 Feb 2003

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George W.J. Hendrikse

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM); Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)

W.J. Jos Bijman

Wageningen UR - Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI)

Date Written: 21 2000 6,

Abstract

This article analyses the impact of ownership structure on investments in a three-party supply chain from an incomplete contracting perspective. Circumstances are determined in which a marketing cooperative is the unique first-best ownership structure.

Keywords: marketing cooperatives, chains, incomplete contracts

JEL Classification: M, M10, L2

Suggested Citation

Hendrikse, George W.J. and Bijman, W.J. Jos, Ownership Structure in Agrifood Chains (21 2000 6,). ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2000-15-ORG. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=370822

George W.J. Hendrikse (Contact Author)

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W.J. Jos Bijman

Wageningen UR - Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI) ( email )

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