"The topic of market failure is rarely addressed in the literature. This report represents a starting point. It describes the dynamics of farmers' market startups, closures, and manager turnover. It focuses on two important resources--administrative revenue and labor--used by farmers' markets. Data for a sample of markets that failed are...
The first objective of this research is to develop primal and dual models of firm
behavior that incorporate firms' conjectures of their market power positions. The second
is to empirically test for the presence of market power in eastern Oregon's stumpage and
lumber markets. Eastern Oregon was chosen since it...
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A number of researchers view farmers’ markets as an appropriate vehicle for
re-embedding food markets into communities (O’Hara & Stagl, 2001, Feenstra, 2002,
Lyson, 2005). Amidst astounding growth in the number of farmers’ markets in the
United States in recent decades, many markets struggle and fail. Recent research
The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP), piloted in Oregon in
2001, provided $100 worth of vouchers (aka coupons) to low-income seniors to buy fresh
local produce from farmers at farmers' markets and roadside stands. Presented in a
political ecology framework, this research integrated the perspectives of beneficiaries and
This thesis explores the use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at the Corvallis and Albany, Oregon Farmers' Markets and its role in food access for SNAP participants. Utilizing a mixed-methods approach combining a farmers' market survey and household interviews, the study investigated who uses SNAP at the farmers'...