Regulatory Environment, Cooperative Structure, and Agency Costs for Cooperative Agribusiness Firms in Canada: Comparative Case Studies. Academic Article uri icon


  • Focuses on a study which determined if there are agency costs of debt for selected Canadian cooperative agribusiness firms. Review of literature about cooperative structure and agency costs for cooperative agribusiness; Importance of supply management to agricultural business; Methodology and results.

published proceedings

  • Journal of Food Distribution Research

author list (cited authors)

  • Hailu, G., Jeffrey, S. R., Goddard, E. W., & Ng, D. W.

complete list of authors

  • Hailu, G||Jeffrey, SR||Goddard, EW||Ng, DW

publication date

  • July 2005