June 22-24, 2014 Zurich, Switzerland


High-quality papers presented at the conference can be submitted for consideration to be published in The special issue of Agricultural Finance Review. All papers will be subject to the journal review process.

The deadline for full paper submission is Oct 31, 2014 .

Submission guidelines:

The paper must not exceed 20 pages of double-spaced text, plus tables, figures, references, etc. If you wish for your paper to be considered for publication in AFR, your paper must be submitted DIRECTLY to AFR. Please follow the standard submission procedures of the journal. When submitting, please indicate that the paper is to be considered for the Special Issue of the "International Agricultural Risk, Finance and Insurance Conference, IARFIC". The author guidelines can be found in the following link: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=afr

Complimentary Access to Agricultural Risk and Finance Journals

As delegates of the IARFIC 2014 conference, Emerald Group Publishing is pleased to offer you complimentary access to articles from a range of Emerald journals, Agricultural Finance Review, the Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, the Journal of Risk Finance and China Agricultural Economic Review which all publish in this field. For further information about the journalsí» coverage and details on how to submit a paper, please click on the journal titles above.
To access the research, simply click on the article titles below. The free access will expire on 22nd July 2014. If you have any queries or feedback on the articles, please contact Valerie Robillard, Publisher, at vrobillard@emeraldinsight.com.
The articles
Agricultural Finance Review
Financial performance of publicly-traded agribusinesses
Ani L. Katchova, Sierra J. Enlow

Effects of agricultural policy reforms and farm characteristics on income risk in Swiss agriculture
Nadja El Benni, Robert Finger, Stefan Mann

Is agricultural microcredit really more risky? Evidence from Tanzania
Ron Weber, Oliver Musshoff


Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies

Cooperation in coffee markets: the case of Vietnam and Colombia
Maria-Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, Santiago Gutierrez-Viana

Innovation, cooperation and business performance: Some evidence from Indonesian small food processing cluster
Mukhamad Najib, Akira Kiminami

The rise of South Africa's quick service restaurant industry
Blessing Maumbe

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