Pio Baake, Isabel Teichmann
- 01.09.2017| Towards Sustainable Agri-Food Systems: Balancing between Markets and Society: 15th Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists ; EAAE 2017 Congress
In this paper, we propose a probabilistic voter model that rationalizes the inefficient use of labor input in municipality-owned enterprises. Our focus is on the relationship between absolute as well as relative inefficiency measures and the size of the municipality in which public firms operate. We show that larger communities maintain enterprises which are on average more efficient in absolute...
Maria Nieswand, Pio Baake, Lilo Wagner
- 30.08.2015| 42nd Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics: EARIE 2015
We analyse a stylized model of the world grain market characterized by a small oligopoly of traders with market power on both the supply and demand side. Crops are stochastic and exporting countries can impose export tariffs to protect domestic food prices. Our first results is that export tariffs are strategic complements and that for poor harvests equilibrium tariffs can explode (shedding some...
Pio Baake, Steffen Huck
- 10.09.2014| Evidenzbasierte Wirtschaftspolitik: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2014