Publications - AgEcon


Publications in English, on agricultural economics

Publications 2017

Gugerell, K., Kieninger, P.R., Uchiyama, Y., Penker, M., Kajima, S. and R. Kohsaka (2017). Do Historical Production Practices and Culinary Heritages Really Matter? Food with Protected Geographical Indications in Japan and  Austria. Journal of Ethnic Foods, May 2017.

Tobias Plieninger, T., Kohsaka, R., Bieling, C., Hashimoto, S., Kamiyama, C., Kizos, T., Penker, M., Kieninger, P.R., Shaw, B.L, Sioen, G.B.,  Yoshida, Y. and O. Saito (2017). Fostering biocultural diversity in landscapes through place-based food networks: a ‘‘solution scan’’ of European and Japanese models. Sustainability Sciences, July 2017.

Publications 2016

Aregu, L., I. Darnhofer, A. Tegegne, D. Hoeckstra, M. Wurzinger (2016). The impact of gender blindness in social-ecological resilience: the case of a communal pasture in the highlands of Ethiopia. Ambio 45(Suppl. 3): S287-S296.

Darnhofer, I., C. Lamine, A. Strauss, and M. Navarette (2016). The resilience of family farms: Towards a relational approach. Journal of Rural Studies 44: 111-122.

Probstl-Haider, U, N.M. Mostegl, J. Kelemen-Finan, W. Haider, H. Formayer, J. Kantelhardt, T. Moser, M. Kapfer and R. Trenholm (2016). Farmers preferences for future agricultural land use under the consideration of climate change. Environmental Management 58(3): 446-464.

Niedermayr, A, M. Kapfer and J. Kantelhardt (2016). Regional heterogeneity and spatial interdependence as determinants of the cultivation of an emerging alternative crop: The case of the Styrian Oil Pumpkin. Land Use Policy 58: 276-288.

Niedermayr, A., M. Kapfer and J. Kantelhardt (2016). Using econometric models to analyse the spatial distribution of oil pumpkin cultivation in Austria. In: Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues (GEWISOLA)

Schermer, M., I. Darnhofer, K. Daugstad, M. Gabillet, S. Lavorel, and M. Steinbacher (2016). Institutional impacts on the resilience of mountain grasslands: an analysis based on three European case studies. Land Use Policy 52: 382-391.

Walder, P. and J. Kantelhardt (2016). The Environmental Behaviour of Farmers – Capturing the Diversity of Perspectives with a Q Methodological Approach. Ecological Economics 143 (2018) 55–63.

Publications 2015

Aregu, L., I. Darnhofer (2015). Enhancing social-ecological resilience through social learning: A case study of communal pasture management in the Highlands of Ethiopia. African Journal of Agricultural Research 10(51): 4681-4698 (online).

Darnhofer, I., A. Strauss (2015). Organic farming and resilience. Case Study Report, Deliverable 3.3 in the RETHINK-Project, 55 pp.

Darnhofer, I. (2015). Socio-technical transitions in farming: key concepts. In: L.-A. Sutherland, I. Darnhofer, G. Wilson and L. Zagata (Eds.). Transition pathways towards sustainability in agriculture. Case studies from Europe. Wallingford: CABI, pp. 17-31.

Darnhofer, I., L.-A. Sutherland, T. Pinto-Correia (2015). Conceptual insights derived from case studies on 'emerging transitions' in farming. In: L.-A. Sutherland, I. Darnhofer, G. Wilson and L. Zagata (Eds.). Transition pathways towards sustainability in agriculture. Case studies from Europe. Wallingford: CABI, pp. 189-203.

Kantelhardt, J. and S. Kirchweger (2015). Matching efficiency results of organic farms. Paper presented at the 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, August 8-14, 2015, Milan (Italy).

Kapfer, M., S. Ziesel, J. Kantelhardt (2015). Modelling individual farm behaviour and landscape appearance. Landscape Research 40: 530-554.

Kirhweger, S., M. Eder and J. Kantelhardt (2015). Modelling the effects of low-input dairy farming using bookkeeping data from Austria. Paper presented at the 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, August 8-14, 2015, Milan (Italy).

Kirchweger, S., J. Kantelhardt (2015). The dynamic effects of government-supported farm-investment activities on structural change in Austrian Agriculture. Land Use Policy 48: 73-93.

Kirchweger, S., J. Kantelhardt, F. Leisch (2015). Impacts of the government-supported investments on the economic farm perfromance in Austria. Agricultural Economics 61: 343-355.

Lakner, S., S. Kirchweger, D. Hoop, B. Brümmer and J. Kantelhardt (2015). Impact of Diversification on Technical Efficiency of Organic Farming in Switzerland, Austria and Southern Germany. Discussion papers, September 2015. Herausgegeben von der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

Lakner, S., S. Kirchweger and D. Hoop (2015). Technical Efficiency of Para-Agriculture
- the Case of Organic Farms in Switzerland, Austria and Southern Germany
. Paper presented at the 25th  conference of the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics, September 16-18, 2015, Czech University of Life Science, Prague (Czech Republic).

Villanueva, A., S. Targetti, L. Schaller, M. Arriaza, J. Kantelhardt, M. Rodrigez-Entrena, V. Bossi-Fedirgotti, D. Viaggi (2015). Assessing the role of economic actors in the production of private and public goods in three EU agricultural landscapes. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 58: 2113-2136.

Publications 2014

Amon, B., W. Winiwarter, M. Anderl, A. Baumbarten, G. Dersch, T. Guggenberger, H. Hasenauer, J. Kantelhardt, M. Kasper, B. Kitzler, T. Moser, E. Potzelsberger, M. Prosenabauer, L. Schaller, A. Schrock, E. Sigmund, S. Zechmeister-Boltenstern and G. Zethner (2014). Farming for a better climate (FarmClim) - Design of an inter- and transdisciplinary research project aiming to address the 'science-policy gap'. Gaia 23: 118-124.

Aregu, L., I. Darnhofer and M. Wurzinger (2014). Climate-resilient pasture management in the Ethiopian highlands. In: T. Kohler, A. Wehrli and M. Jurek (Eds.). Mountains and climate change: A global concern. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment, pp. 85-87.

Darnhofer, I. (2014). Contributing to a transition to sustainability of agri-food systems: Potentials and pitfalls for organic farming. In: S. Bellon and S. Penvern (eds). Organic farming, prototype for sustainable agricultures. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 439-452. (book)

Darnhofer, I. (2014). Conceptual Framework. FarmPath - Farming transitions: Pathways towards regional sustainability of agriculture in Europe. FP7 Project (project website).

Darnhofer, I., I. de los Rios, K. Knickel, M. Koopmans, C. Lamine, G. Olsson, K. de Roest, E. Rogge, S. Sumane and T. Tisenkopfs (2014). Analytical Framework. RETHINK - Rethinking the links between farm modernisation, rural development and resilience in a world of increasing demands and finite resources. FP7/RURAGRI Project (project website).

Darnhofer, I. and A. Strauss (2014). Resilience and family farms: understanding the trade-offs linked to diversification. Paper presented at the 11th European IFSA Symposium, held 1-4 April 2014 in Berlin (Germany).

Kirchweger, S., Eder, M. und J. Kantelhardt (2014). Economic impacts of strategy selection in Austrian dairy farming: an empirical assessment. Paper presented at the 11th European IFSA Symposium, 1-4 April 2014, Berlin (Germany).

Lenglet, J., Franzel, M., Kirchweger, S., Kapfer, M., Schaller, L. und J. Kantelhardt (2014). The influence of landscape on farms’ economic efficiency – combining matching and DEA approaches in Styria, Austria. Paper presented at the 88th Annual Conference, April 9-11, 2014, AgroParisTech, Paris (France).

Reindl, A., Schaller, L., Kapfer, M. und J. Kantelhardt (2014). Measuring the influence of landscape on competitiveness of rural areas. Paper presented at the 24th conference of the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics, September 25-26, 2014 in Vienna (Austria), p. 87-88.

Schaller, L., Ehmeier, V., Kapfer, M. und J. Kantelhardt (2014). Agricultural landscape as a driver of regional competitiveness - The role of stakeholder networks in landscape valorisation. Paper presented at the third Congress of the Italian Association of Agricultural and Applied Economics, June 25-27, 2014, Alghero (Italy).

Schaller, L. et al (2014). The contribution of agricultural landscapes to local development and regional competitiveness – an Analytical Network Process (ANP) in selected European Union and Candidate countries’ study regions. Paper presented at the 88th Annual Conference, April 9-11, 2014, AgroParisTech, Paris (Frankreich).

Schaller, L. et al (2014). Applying an Analytical Network Process (ANP) to measure the contribution of agricultural landscapes to local development in selected European Union and Candidate countries’ study regions. Paper presented at the 24th conference of the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics, September 25-26, 2014 in Vienna (Austria), p. 55-56.

Schaller, L. et al (2014). An analytic network process approach for the evaluation of second order effects of agricultural landscape management on local economies. Paper presented  on the International Congress, August 26-29, 2014, Ljubljana (Slovenia).

Schaller, L. et al (2014). The contribution of agricultural landscapes to local development and regional competitiveness – an Analytical Network Process (ANP) in selected European Union and Candidate countries’ study regions. Paper presented at the 88th Annual Conference, April 9-11, 2014, AgroParisTech, Paris (France).

Walder, P. und J. Kantelhardt (2014). Farming and the environment: Four viewpoints of Austrian farmers. Paper presented at the 24th conference of the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics, September 25-26 September, 2014 in Vienna (Austria), p. 85-86.

Ziegelbäck, M. and G. Breuer (2014). The role of market makers in the euronext milling wheat contract. Agricultural Economics – Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences (in press).

Publications 2013

Amon, B., Zechmeister-Boltenstern, S., Kaspar, M, Winiwarter, W., Kantelhardt, J., Schaller, L., Moser, T., Zethner, G., Anderl, M., Baumgarten, A., Dersch, G., Prosenbauer, M., Hasenauer, H., Pötzelsberger, E. und B. Kitzler (2013). Farming for a better climate by improving nitrogen use efficiency and reducing greenhouse emissions (FarmClim). Paper presented at the 15th Conference of the Research Network on Recycling of Agricultural and Industrial Residues in Agriculture (RAMIRAN), held 3-5 June 2013 in Versailles (France).

Aregu, L., Darnhofer, I., and Wurzinger, M. (2013). Does excluding women undermine the resilience of communal grazing land? A case study in Amhara region, Ethiopia. Paper presented at the 25th Congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS), held 29 July - 1 August 2013 in Florence (Italy).

Börner, J., Higgins, S.I., Scheiter, S. und J. Kantelhardt (2013). Approximating optimal solutions to bio-economic systems: How useful is simulation-optimization? Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 52(3): 179-198.

Kantelhardt, J., Kapfer, M., Franzel, M. und S. Kirchweger (2013). Development of efficiency in alpine farming - A combination of the Malquist Index approach and matching. Beitrag zur 53. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues (GEWISOLA), 25.-27. September 2013 in Berlin (Deutschland).

Kantelhardt, J. und M. Kapfer (2013). Devolpment of total factor productivity in alpine farming - A Malmquist index approach. Paper presented at the 2nd Conference of the Associazione Italiana di Economia Agraria e Aplicata (AIEAA), held 6-7 June 2013 in Parma (Italy).

Kirchweger, S., Moser, T., Kapfer, M. und J. Kantelhardt (2013). Optimal plant locations and sizes for straw-based BtL-plants in Austria, using a spatially explicit mixed integer programming mode. Paper presented at the 4th Conference of the Central And South Eastern Network (CASEE), held 1-3. Juli 2013 in Zagreb (Croatia). 

Sandbichler, M., Kantelhardt, J., Kapfer, M., Moser, T. und M. Franzel (2013). More than income benefits? The impact of farm investments on farmers perceived quality of life. Evidence from Austria. Paper presented at the 19th International Farm Management Congress (IFMA), held 21-26 July 2013 in Warsaw (Poland).

Schaller, L. et al. (2013). GHG Emissions from agriculturally managed peatlands - emission mitigation versus microeconomic income effect. Paper presented at the 19th International Farm Management Congress (IFMA), held 21-26 July 2013 in Warsaw (Poland).

Publications 2012

Bernardi, F., Ch. Winckler, M. Eder und Ch. Leeb (2012). Economic evaluation of “Animal Health and Welfare Planning” on organic pig farms in Austria. Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Agrarökonomie, 21(1):135-143.

Darnhofer, I., D. Gibbon and B. Dedieu (2012). Farming Systems Research: an approach to inquiry.

Kirchweger, S. und J. Kantelhardt (2012). Coping with heterogeneity in empirical Rural Development Programme evaluation: a matching approach. Paper presented at the 129th Seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), held 12-13 July 2012 in Barcelona (Spain).

Kirchweger, S. und J. Kantelhardt (2012). Improving farm competitiveness through farm-investment support: a propensity score matching approach. Paper presented at the 131st Seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), held 18-19 September 2012 in Prag (Czech Republic).

Kirchweger, S., Eder, M., Kapfer, M. und J. Kantelhardt (2012). Evaluating measures for improving farm competitiveness in the European Rural Development Programme: a comparison of different matching approaches. Paper presented at the 28th International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE), held 18-24 August 2012, in Foz do Iguacu (Brazil).

Milestad, R., B. Dedieu, I. Darnhofer and S. Bellon (2012). Farms and farmers facing change: The adaptive approach. In: I. Darnhofer, D. Gibbon and B. Dedieu (eds.). Farming Systems Research into the 21st century: The new dynamic. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 365-385.

Schiere, J.B., I. Darnhofer and M. Duru (2012). Dynamics in farming systems: Of changes and choices. In: I. Darnhofer, D. Gibbon and B. Dedieu (eds.). Farming Systems Research into the 21st century: The new dynamic. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 337-363.

 

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Publications in English, in 2011

Cunguara, B. and I. Darnhofer (2011). Assessing the impact of improved agricultural technologies on household income in rural Mozambique. Food Policy 36(3): 378-390.

Cunguara, B., A. Langyintuo and I. Darnhofer (2011). The role of nonfarm income in coping with the effects of drought in southern Mozambique. Agricultural Economics 42(6): 701-713.

Kapfer, M., R. Hübner, K. Eckstein, S. Ziesel und J. Kantelhardt (2011). The provision of ecosystem services by agriculture – a spatially explicit DEA approach. Paper presented at the 85th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society (AES) held 18-20 April 2011 in Coventry (UK). 

Kirchweger, S., M. Eder, M. Kapfer und J. Kantelhardt (2011). Using a matching analysis to evaluate the structural effects of farm-investment support in Austria. Paper presented at the 85th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society (AES), held 18.-20. April 2011 in Coventry (UK).

Schaller, L., Drösler, M. und J. Kantelhardt (2011). The impact of nature conservation on agricultural greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions – an economic assessment of selected German study region. Paper presented at the 85th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society (AES), held 18.-20. April 2011 in Coventry (UK).

Schaller, L., Kantelhardt, J. und M. Drösler (2011). Cultivating the climate: socio-economic prospects and consequences of climate-friendly peat land management in Germany. Hydrobiologia 674(1): 91-104.

Schaller, L., Kantelhardt, J. und M. Drösler (2011). Economic assessment of the impact of peatland conservation measures on greenhousegas emissions. Beitrag beim 12. Österreichischen Klimatags, 21.-22. September 2011 in Wien (Österreich). 

 

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Publications on organic Farming - 2002-2008

Darnhofer, I., M. Schermer and W. Schneeberger (2008). Editorial: Continuity and change in organic farming - Philosophy, policy and practice. Int. Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology 7(1)

Darnhofer, I. and M.C. Loibl (2007). Experiences from transdisciplinary workshops: Co-learning about the effects of global change on farming and rural areas. Paper presented at the XXII Congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology, held 19-24 Aug. 2007 in Wageningen.

Darnhofer, I. und W. Schneeberger (2007). Impacts of voluntary agri-environmental measures on Austria's agriculture. Int. Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology 6(3): 360-377.

Kirner, L., Vogel, S. and W. Schneeberger (2006). Intended and actual behavior of organic farmers in Austria after a five-year commitment period. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 21, 2, S. 95-105.

Darnhofer, I. (2006). Organic farming between professionalisation and conventionalisation. The need for a more discerning view of farmer practices. Proceedings of the European Joint Organic Congress; held 30-31 May 2006 in Odense, Denmark; pp. 156-157.

Darnhofer, I. (2006). Organic farming at the heart of the rural development policy. The example of Austria. Proceedings of the European Joint Organic Congress; held 30-31 May 2006 in Odense, Denmark; pp. 712-713.

Roitner-Schobesberger, Birgit (2006). Consumer's perception of organic foods in Bangkok, Thailand. Master Thesis supervised by Ika Darnhofer and Christian Vogl, May 2006.

Freyer, B., I. Darnhofer, M. Eder, T. Lindenthal and A. Muhar (2005). Total Conversion to organic farming of a grassland and a cropping region in Austria-economic, environmental and sociological aspects. ISOFAR: 15th IFOAM Organic World Congress "Researching Sustainable Systems", Adelaide 2005, S. 308-311.

Darnhofer, I. (2005). Organic farming and rural development: Some evidence from Austria. Sociologia Ruralis 45(4): 308-323.

Darnhofer, I., W. Schneeberger and B. Freyer (2005). Converting or not converting to organic farming in Austria: Farmer types and their rationale. Agriculture and Human Values 22(1): 39-52.

Vogl, C. and I. Darnhofer (2004). Organic agriculture in Austria. The Organic Standard Issue 34, Feb. 2004, pp. 2-5.

Milestad, R. and I. Darnhofer (2003). Building farm resilience: The prospects and challenges of organic farming. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 22(3): 81-97.

Darnhofer, I. and C. Vogl (2003). Certification and accreditation of the organics in Austria: Implementation, strengths and weaknesses. In: W. Lockeretz (Ed.) Ecolabels and the Greening of the Food Market. Proceedings of a conference in Boston (USA) Nov. 7-9, 2002, pp. 11-20.

Freyer, B., T. Lindenthal, I. Darnhofer, M. Eder, W. Schneeberger, et al. (2002). Organic Farming: From the market niche to a regional development potential. Poster presented at the 14th IFOAM Organic World Congress, 21-28 Aug. 2002 in Victoria, Canada.

Schneeberger, W., I. Darnhofer and M. Eder (2002). Barriers to adoption of organic farming by cash-crop producers in Austria. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture 17(1): 24-31.

Milestad, R., I. Darnhofer and S. Hadatsch (2002). Can farm resilience be built through organic farming? Paper presented at the 5th International Farming Systems Association European Symposium: "Farming and Rural Systems Research and Extension: Local Identities and Globalisation" in Florence (Italy), 8-11 April 2002. (pp. 120-128 of the pre-proceedings).

Publications on Biogas 2003 - 2005

Kriegl, W., Schneeberger, W. and C. Walla (2005). Fuel from agricultural biogas plants-an economic alternative to power generation? pp. 1-9. Vienna.

Eder, M., Schneeberger, W. and C. Walla (2005). Efforts to increase energy from biomass in Austria. Eigenverlag. pp.  1-13. Vienna.

Walla, C. and W. Schneeberger (2003). Farm biogas plants in Austria - An economic analysis. Paper presented at the Conference on EU-Enlargement - Chances and Risks for the Rural Area held 18-19 Sept. 2003 in Ljubljana/Domzale (Slovenia).

Walla, C. and W. Schneeberger (2003). Survey of farm biogas plants with combined heat and power production in Austria. FinBio - Bioenergy 2003. Proceedings of the International Nordic Bioenergy Conference. 2-5 Sept. 2003 in Jyväskylä (Finland), pp. 402-408.