The Interbranch organizations in the cap reform: Institutional nature, opportunities and limits

Author/s Gaetano Martino, Daniela Toccaceli, Alessandro Pacciani, Michela Ascani
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/2
Language English Pages 20 P. 315-334 File size 154 KB
DOI 10.3280/ECAG2019-002008
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The objective of this study is to address the following research question: how could the Interbranch organizations (IBOs) support the implementation of the new cap regulatory approach sustaining the design and the implementation of private orderings in Agro-industry value chains? Our method is based on two steps. First we delineate a conceptual framework based on recent achievements of Transaction Cost Economics. This step is based on the illustration of a three institutional layers architecture which includes macro-, meso- and microinstitutional levels. The next step is to focus on the case study of IBOs and is dedicated to analysis of such arrangements in terms of meso- institutions. The study provides two basic results. First is pointed out that the cap reform calls for the identification of appropriate meso-institutional level. Secondly it is suggested that the efficiency of the micro-institutional level is increased by the integration of the scope of the meso-institutional level.

Keywords: Coordination, governance structures, meso-institutions, Interbranchs organizzations, Common Agricultural Policy.

Jel codes: Q13, L1, L2

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Gaetano Martino, Daniela Toccaceli, Alessandro Pacciani, Michela Ascani, The Interbranch organizations in the cap reform: Institutional nature, opportunities and limits in "ECONOMIA AGRO-ALIMENTARE" 2/2019, pp 315-334, DOI: 10.3280/ECAG2019-002008