Theses and Dissertations


Pacta sunt servanda? quebra dos contratos de soja verde

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Abstract: The development of the soybean agribusiness complex in Brazil took place, in part, as a consequence of credit alternative forms, such as the soybean anticipated sale by contracts. The problems which have motivated this study were the contractual breaches during an expressive increase of price and their judicial decisions. Descriptive and econometric analysis (PROBIT) have been carried out on 161 appeal judicial decisions of Goiás Court of Justice (Brazil) and a quantitative...

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Estratégias de diferenciação e apropriação da quase-renda na agricultura: a produção em pequena escala

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Abstract: The purpose of this research is to answer the question of whether there are sustainable, economically feasible strategies that can offset the decline in the agricultural income of small scale growers. To the end, Part 1 reviews the body of work on why entrepreneurs choose valuecapturing and value-adding strategies and then builds a model to analyze differentiation in the rural sphere. Four theoretical perspectives are presented: (a) Strategic Positioning Analysis (SPA), which...

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Ambiente institucional e contratos de crédito agrícola: três estudos críticos

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Abstract: This dissertation outlines a New Institutional Economics’ approach of rural credit and analyses it through three articles. The mainstream of this research relies in the understanding that the rural credit contracts are hybrid forms in response to the agrichain´s complexity. The object of the research was operational credit contract for soybeans farms. The first two articles consist on qualitative researches in the extent that they sought to comprehend in a more profound...

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Coordenação do sistema agroindutrial da carne bovina: determinantes dos arranjos contratuais entre produtores e processadores no Uruguai

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Abstract: What are the determinants of the contractual arrangement choice in the beef producersprocessors transactions in Uruguay? The question refers to the coordination and production control problem. Changes in consumer’s awareness of specific attributes in food products demand information and better coordinated systems. Coordination becomes more important to Uruguay not only to assure quality attributes of products but also to explore market access opportunities and fast adaptation...

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Marketing de créditos de carbono: um estudo exploratório

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Abstract: The Kyoto Protocol was approved in February 2005 and the carbon market that was without rules, played by some pioneer companies interested in learning by doing with this new commodity and worried about their corporate image, started working in the ways of the formality. As the market of Certified Emissions Reduction (CER) has already an established Institutional Environment, it’s interesting to study, based on the Transaction Costs Economics (TCE) theory, how the transaction...

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Proposta de um sistema de análise da captura de valor nos canais de distribuição com base nos fluxos de marketing

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Abstract: This research analyzed some of the main features related to the planning and the management of distribution channels and their development as vertical marketing system, and considered the channel management as a source of the company’s competitive advantage. The research objective was to propose a system for distribution channels value capture analysis, based in the marketing flows performance. This was done after a literature review and the study of some models, theories and...

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Managing business network and buyer-supplier relationship: how information obtained from the business network affects trust, transaction specific investments, collaboration and performace in the dutch potted plant and flower industry

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PhD thesis – 2004 Author: Danny Pimentel Claro Link to download this publication

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Estratégias nos canais de distriubuição de ovos: análise dos arranjos institucionais simultâneos

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Abstract: This study investigates the reasons which lead the companies to keep simultaneous institutional arrangements as distribution strategies and choice of their channels. The analysis are focused on the institutional arrangements which determine how the agents involved cooperate to the development of a certain activity, in this case, in the egg distribution. The Transaction Cost Economics and the Theory of Dynamic Competence form the main theoretical framework used in this study in...

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Escassez de água e mudança institucional: análise da regulação dos recursos hídricos no Brasil

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Custos de transação e arranjos institucionais alternativos: uma análise da avicultura de corte no Estado de São Paulo

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Responsabilidade social corporativa e criação de valor para as organizações: um estudo multicasos

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Entraves e incentivos ao abate clandestino de bovinos no Brasil

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Avaliação da intervenção do sistema brasileiro de defesa da concorrência no sistema agroindustrial da laranja

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Estratégias em unidades de produção de leite: comparação de casos em regiões do Canadá e do Brasil

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Abstract: This dissertation had searched to be included in the movement of strategies studies in rural organizations. The increasing complexity of the dairy chain in Brazil and the presence of a mature and solid dairy farm sector in Canada, brought to the spotlight some questions about the strategic management of the milk production units in both countries. The objective of this study is to identify the decision behavior of the production units investigated in South of Minas Gerais and...

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Valor percebido pelo consumidor: um estudo de atributos da carne bovina

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Um modelo para planejamento de canais de distribuição no setor de alimentos

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Abstract: Several food and agribusiness companies are unsatisfied with the distribution of their products and services. Distribution still is a strong source of competitive advantage for companies. In products, the rate of technology transfer between companies all over the world and the global competition turns new product attributes available for competitors to copy. In prices, companies can operate in several parts of the world, creating offers at the lowest prices possible. In...

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Competitividade regional e globalização

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Abstract: This thesis discusses two new Brazilian agricultural frontiers. These frontiers, where soy-bean is produced are: Balsas in Maranhão and Barreiras in Bahia. The discussion takes place around the soy-bean crop, that acts as a vector of the socio-spatial formation of new crop producing regions. The particularities of this thesis and the novelty relay on the fact that the formation of these two regions occurs in the technical-scientific period. These regions are inserted in the...

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A racionalização econômica da regulamentação no mercado brasileiro de café

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Abstract: This work analyses the regulation/deregulation logic of the coffee market, from the point of view of the leadership producer: Brazil. It starts by examining the literature focusing on three ap- proaches concerning the motivation to regulation: a. public interest, which emphasizes the interven- tion aiming to correct the market failures; b. actions of interest groups, which assumes the regula- tion to be a result of power groups demands that aspire specific policies; c....

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Sistema agroindustrial citrícola: um exemplo de “quase-integração” no agribusiness brasileiro

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Estruturas de governança e coordenação do agribusiness: uma aplicação da nova economia das instituições

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Abstract: The present study is a contribution to the literature of agribusiness coordination. This topic is recurrent in the recent agribusiness literature, since the seminal work of Davis and Goldberg, persisting in other studies based on Industrial Organization applied to agribusiness. The literature on agribusiness coordination represents an evolution from the studies that focused agriculture, food industry and distribution individually. However the contribution had no solid...

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