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The Commercialisation of subsistence farms: Evidence from the new member states of the EU

Fredriksson, Lena, Bailey, Alastair, Davidova, Sophia M., Gorton, Matthew, Traikova, D (2016) The Commercialisation of subsistence farms: Evidence from the new member states of the EU. Land Use Policy, 60 . pp. 37-47. ISSN 0264-8377. (doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.10.009)

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Abstract

For selected regions of five EU Member States (Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania

(semi)subsistence farms. While subsistence farming has become an important feature of

persistence. The analysis utilises cross-regional survey data and qualitative interviews.

perceptions or transactions costs although capital endowment appears to play a

costs, which vary with location, households’ productive assets, specialisation, and risk

propensity. Implications for land use policy are discussed.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.10.009
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Lisa Jones
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2016 12:24 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:15 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/58368 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Bailey, Alastair: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4682-3251
Davidova, Sophia M.: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8653-8191
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