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Institut fŁr Agrar- und Ernšhrungswissenschaften Professur UnternehmensfŁhrung im Agribusiness
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Miroslava BavorovŠ

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Research Interests

  • Malpractice and regulation in agri-food chains
  • Innovation behavior in the agri-food chains
  • Profitability of soil cultivation systems in Russia
  • Labor market in Russian Siberia and outmigration
  • Agricultural credit market in Russia
  • Direct food marketing and consumer behavior

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Curriculum vitae

Since 05/2008 up to the present

Senior lecturer and researcher at the Martin-Luther University in Halle, Germany, Department of Agribusiness Management, Germany

12/2012 – 09/2015

Senior researcher at the Georg-August-University GŲttingen, Germany, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development (part time position)

since 10/2011 research project “Kulunda”: “Ecological and Economic Strategies for Sustainable Land Management in the Russian Steppes: A Potential Solution to Climate Change”

  • Assessing the farm level costs and socio-economic requirements of adoption of innovative sustainable soil tilling technologies in Russian south west Siberia
  • Investigation on financial and credit market in Russia and Altai krai
  • Investigation on agricultural labour market and migration behaviour of youth educated people from rural Siberia

05/2012-03/2015       research project “A behavioural economic analysis of moral hazards in food production. Behaviour effects of innovative disclosure policies on the restaurant, ready-to-eat and retail enterprises in Germany.”

11/2008-03/2010       EU research project “FOODIMA” – “Development of methods for evaluation of competitiveness and effectiveness of the EU food industry. Analysis of factors that support innovation diffusion (organic farming) among the German and Greece farmers.”

Teaching:

  • Marketing: Conducting a empirical      questionnaire surveys in consumer research
  • Organisation and management in agricultural      enterprises

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since 2009 up to the present: Expert for European research and innovation for the EU-Commission within the 7th research framework programme and H2020.

01/2002 – 04/2008

Research assistant (agricultural economist) at the Leibniz-Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO) in Halle, Department Agricultural Markets, Germany

07/2005 – 04/2008: EU research project "FOODCOMM" – “Key factors influencing economic relationships and communication in European food chains - the vertical and horizontal structure of food chains and quality of business relationships in European agri-food chains.”

07/2003 – 06/2005 a research project “Interests’ representation in the transition process: a political-economic analysis of the Czech sugar sector”

2001                PhD in Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Goettingen

1998 – 2001

Research Assistant at the Institute of Sugar Beets Research, University of Goettingen

1993 – 1998

Studies in Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural University of Prague, Czech Republic; Degree: Diploma (1998)


Publications

Monographs and Textbooks

  • Понькина, Е., Беляев, В., Боварова, М. и др. (2014): Экономические, экологические, технологические факторы и результаты деятельности Сельско-хозяйственных предприятий в условиях Кулундинской степи (Economical, ecological and technological factors influencing farming in the conditions of Kulunda steppe (Altaj region, Russia)).
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2002): Einfluss von Bestandesdichte und Rodegeschwindigkeit auf die Qualitšt der ZuckerrŁbenernte. Dissertation Universitšt GŲttingen.

Scientific Journals

  • BavorovŠ, M., Fietz, A., Hirschauer, N. (2017):  Does Disclosure of Food Inspections Affect Business Compliance? The case of Berlin, Germany. British Food Journal 119 (1): 143-163   .
  • Fietz, A., BavorovŠ, M (2015): Die Wirkung von verŲffentlichten Hygienekontrollen auf Lebensmittelunternehmen, das Beispiel „Berliner Smiley“.   Journal fŁr Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit 11 (2):145–154.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Unay Gailhard, I. and Lehberger, M. (2015): Who Buys from Farmers' Markets and Farm Shops: The Case of Germany. International Journal of Consumer Studies. Article first published online: 7.7.2015.
  • Unay Gailhard, I., BavorovŠ, M. (2014): Innovation at Rural Enterprises: Results from a Survey of German Organic and Conventional Farmers. Technology and Innovation, Special Issue Innovations in Rural Regions. Technology & Innovation 06/2014; 16(1).
  • Unay Gailhard, I., BavorovŠ, M. and Pirscher, F. (2014): Adoption of Agri-Environmental Measures by Organic Farmers: The Role of Interpersonal Communication. The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension 21(2):127-148.
  • Hirschauer, N., BavorovŠ, M. (2014): Advancing Consumer Protection through Smart Food Safety Regulation. European Food and Feed Law Review. European Food and Feed Law Review 01/2014:91-104.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Hirschauer, N., Martino, G. (2014): Food Safety and Network Governance Structure of the Agri-food System, Editorial of Special Issue: Food Safety and Network Governance Structures, European Journal of Law and Economics 37(1):1-11.
  • Hirschauer, N., BavorovŠ, M., Martino, G. (2012): An Analytical Framework for a Behavioural Analysis of Non-compliance in Food Supply Chains, British Food Journal 114(9): 1212-1227.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Hirschauer, N. (2012): Producing Compliant Business Behaviour: Disclosure of Food Inspection Results in Denmark and Germany, Journal fŁr Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit (Journal of Consumer Protection and Food Safety)   , 7(1): 45-53.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2010): Structural Changes in the German Agri-food Complex: The End of Small Medium Enterprises? ZemědělskŠ ekonomika (Agricultural Economics Czech), 56 (12): 591-600.
  • Fischer, Ch., Hartmann, M., BavorovŠ, M., Hockmann, H., Suvanto, H., Viitaharju, L., Leat, P., Revorendo-Giha, C., Henchion, M., McGee, C., Dybowski, G., Kobuszynska, M. (2008): Business Relationships and B2B Communication in Selected European Agri-food Chains - First Empirical Evidence, International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 11 (2): 74-99.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2007): Geschšftsbeziehungen und Kommunikation in den WertschŲpfungsketten der europšischen Ernšhrungswirtschaft: Eine Analyse zentraler Einflussfaktoren. IAMO 2007: 31-34.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2004) Interessenkonflikte in der tschechischen Landwirtschaft, Osteuropa Wirtschaft, 49 (3): 237-246.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Hockmann, H., Pieniadz, A. (2004): Exploring Successes and Failures of the CEEC in the Context of EU Accession. The Milk and Beef Sectors in the Czech Republic and Poland, ZemědělskŠ ekonomika (Agricultural Economics Czech), 50: 189-198.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2003): Influence of Policy Measures on the Competitiveness of the Sugar Industry in the Czech Republic. ZemědělskŠ ekonomika (Agricultural Economics Czech, 49 (6): 266-275.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2003): SpolečnŠ zemědělskŠ politika a cukernŪ politika Evropskť Unie (Die Gemeinsame Agrarpolitik und die Zuckerpolitik der Europšischen Union), Listy cukrovarnickť a řepařskť, 119 (5/6): 138-139.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2003): Oborovť svazy odvětvŪ cukrovka - cukr a jejich činnost v Německu, Evropskť unii a v celosvětovťm měřŪtku (Die Interessenverbšnde der Zuckerwirtschaft in Deutschland, der Europšischen Union und weltweit), Listy cukrovarnickť a řepařskť, 119 (3): 74-75.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2003): Die tschechische Zuckerindustrie im Wandel, Zuckerindustrie, 128 (1): 31-38.
  • Verez, Z., BavorovŠ, M., Kopsidis, M. (2003): Osterweiterung und Lebensmittelsicherheit: das Beispiel Ungarn. IAMO 2003: 24-31.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2002): Restrukturalizace a zvyšovŠnŪ efektivnosti českťho cukrovarnictvŪ v době transformace (Strukturveršnderung und EffizienzerhŲhung der tschechischen Zuckerwirtschaft in der Zeit der Transformation), Listy cukrovarnickť a řepařskť, 118 (12): 284-286.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Koch, H.-J. (2002): Vliv hustoty porostu a pojezdovť rychlosti na sklizňovť ztrŠty cukrovky, Listy cukrovarnickť a řepařskť, 118 (9/10): 208-209.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Stockfisch, N., Koch, H.-J. (2000): EinfluŖ der Bestandesdichte auf die Qualitšt der maschinellen Ernte bei ZuckerrŁben, Zuckerindustrie, 125 (11): 890-897.

Conference Contributions

  • Fietz, A., BavorovŠ, M (2015): Die Wirkung von verŲffentlichten Hygienekontrollen auf Lebensmittelunternehmen, das Beispiel „Berliner Smiley“.     Journal fŁr Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit 11 (2):145–154.
  • Fietz, A., GrŁner, S., BavorovŠ, M. (2015):  Die Anreizwirkung von Transparenzsystemen auf die Gesetzestreue der Lebensmittelunternehmen - das Beispiel des Pankower Smiley. Schriften der GEWISOLA, Band 51  (Jahrestagung der GEWISOLA 2015): 15-26.
  • Jelinek, L., BavorovŠ, M. (2015): Why Do Farmers Have a Low Propensity to Adopt Soil Conservation Technologies on the Degraded Steppe Land in South Russia? The Next Horizon of Technology Assessment. Proceedings from the Pacita 2015 Conference in Berlin, 301-310.
  • Unay Gailhard, I., BavorovŠ, M., Pirscher, F. (2012): The Influence of Communication Frequency with Social Network Actors on the Continuous Innovation Adoption: Organic Farmers in Germany. http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/135786/2/Gailhard.pdf   
  • BavorovŠ, M., Richter, M. (2011): Kann durch VerŲffentlichung der Lebensmittelkontrollen die Lebensmittelsicherheit erhŲht werden? Schriften der Gesellschaft fŁr Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e. V., 46: 465-467.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Hockmann, H. (2008): Relationships’ sustainability: the case of German wheat-to-bread chain. http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/44067/2/313.pdf   
  • BavorovŠ, M.  (2007): Does communication influence economic relationships? The case of the  German wheat to bread chain. Svatoš, M., LošťŠk, M., ZuzŠk, R. (Hrsg.): Agrarian Prospects XVI. Collection of papers of international scientific  conference, Vol. I.: 23-32.
  • BavorovŠ,  M., Patrick, I. and Marshall, G.  (2007): Social capital in the agricultural sector of the Czech Republic. Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (Hrsg.): Sustainable rural development in the  European countries. Collection of papers of 7th Autumn school of rural sociology: 3-10.
  • BavorovŠ, M.,  Dautzenberg, K.,  Hanf, J. (2006): The Glue that Holds Together Supply Chain  Networks, in: Fritz, M., Rickert, U. and Schiefer, G.: Trust and Risk in  Business Networks: 577-584.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Curtiss, J. (2006): What motivates farms to associate? The case of two competing Czech agricultural associations. IAAE.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Koch, H-J. (2002):  Vliv hustoty porostu a pojezdovť rychlosti na objem sklizňovżch ztrŠt cukrovky.  ŘepařstvŪ sbornŪk z konference, 164-166: 112-113.
  • BavorovŠ, M.,  Koch. H-J. (2000): Einfluss der Bestandesdichte auf  die Qualitšt der maschinellen ZuckerrŁbenernte. 63. IIRB-Winterkongress: 435-440.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Koch, H-J. (1999):  Auswirkung von Bestandesdichte und Rodegeschwindigkeit auf die Qualitšt der  ZuckerrŁbenernte. SbornŪk referŠtů Zamyšleni nad rostlinnou vżrobou, 9: 159-161.

Contributions to Collective Works

  • BavorovŠ, M., Hockmann, H. (2010): Reviewing Relationship Sustainability in the Case of the German Wheat-to-Bread Chain. In: Fischer, C., Hartmann, M. (ed.): Agri-Food Chain Relationships. Oxfordshire: 164-176.

Working Papers and Project Reports

  • Lšhdesmški, Merja; Viitaharju, Leena; Suvanto, Hannele; Valkosalo, Pauli; Kurki, Sami; Rantala, Sanna-Helena; Hartmann, Monika; Fischer, Christian; Reynolds, Nikolai; Bavorova, Miroslava (2009): Key Factors Influencing Economic Relationships and Communication in Finnish Food Chains. Ruralia-instituutti. Raportteja 49. University Helsinky.
  • Curtiss, J., BavorovŠ, M., Jelinek, L., Medonos, T., Kubat, J. (2006): Struktura, řŪzeniŪ a sociŠlnĕ-ekonomickť vztahy podniků c českťm zemědělstvŪ [Struktur, Management und sozialŲkonomische Beziehungen in der tschechischen Landwirtschaft], Zwischenbericht, Ergebnisse der Befragung in Tschechien im Rahmen des EU-Marie-Curie-Stipendiums "Transaktionskostenanalyse in den MOEL".
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2002): Entwicklung des tschechischen Zuckersektors seit 1989. IAMO Discussion Paper

Professional Journals

  • BavorovŠ, M., Lehberger, M. (2012): Nur motivierte Mitarbeiter packen richtig zu. Agrarzeitung. 30.11.2012: 18.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Lehberger, M. (2012): Leistungsorientierte Entlohnung auf dem PrŁfstand. Neue Landwirtschaft, 10: 33-35.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2006): Trend to more dairy  products in CEE, Lebensmittel Zeitung, 1.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2006): Alles im Umbruch bei den EU-Mitgliedern in Osteuropa. Lebensmittel Zeitung, 37: 68.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2006): PekŠrenskż průmysl v Německu (Die Bšckereiindustrie in Deutschland). Pekař a cukrŠř, 7.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2006): Spotřeba pekŠrenskżch vżrobků v Německu, Pekar a cukrar, 3: 18-20.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2006): Nur wenige kŲnnen noch mithalten, dlz Agrarmagazin, 7: 138-140.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2004): Slowakei: GroŖflšchige Landwirtschaft dominiert, Rheinische Bauernzeitung15: 21-22, (auch unter dem Titel: FŁr Europa gerŁstet, Landwirtschaftliches Wochenblatt Westfalen-Lippe, 19: 20).
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2004): Tschechische Republik: Die Produktivitšt wird in den Vordergrund rŁcken, Rheinische Bauernzeitung, 15: 22-23 (auch unter dem Titel: Land im Herzen Europas, Landwirtschaftliches Wochenblatt Westfalen-Lippe, 18: 18.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2003): Entwicklung der tschechischen Zuckerindustrie, ZuckerrŁbe, 52, (2): 92-93.
  • BavorovŠ, M. (2001): Vliv hustoty porostu a pojezdovť rychlosti sklizeče na kvalitu cukrovky. Mechanizace zemědělstvŪ, 9: 6-8.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Koch, H.-J. (2001): Hohe Bestandesdichte und gute Erntequalitšt. ZuckerrŁbe, 50 ( 3): 140-143.

Selected Lectures

  • BavorovŠ, M., Ponkina, E. (2015): Assessing the farm-level costs of modern soil cultivation system: the case of Siberian Kulunda Steppe. IAMO-Forum Agriculture and Climate Change in Transition Economies. 17.-19.06.2015, Halle, Germany.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Unay- Gailhard, I., Lehberger, M. (2015): Who buys from Farmers’ Markets and Farm Shops: a case of Germany. 143rd Joint EAAE-AAEA Seminar: Consumer Behaviour in a Changing World: Food, Culture and Society, 25-27 March 2015, Naples, Italy.
  • Fietz, A., BavorovŠ, M., GrŁner, S., Hirschauer, N. (2015): Which factors influence food business behaviour to comply with the rules? The case of Berlin, Germany. 143rd Joint EAAE-AAEA Seminar: Consumer Behaviour in a Changing World: Food, Culture and Society, 25-27 March 2015, Naples, Italy.
  • BavorovŠ, M.; Hirschauer, N.; Musshoff, O.; Ponkina, E. (2015): Assessing the farm-level costs of providing ecosystem services through the adoption of modern soil cultivation system: the case of Siberian Kulunda Steppe. 2nd European TA conference “The next horizon of technology assessment”. How can we meet the grand challenges of the future? What is next for technology assessment? Berlin, 25-27 February, 2015.
  • Fietz, A., BavorovŠ, M. (2014): Eine verhaltensŲkonomische Analyse moralischer Risiken in Lebensmittelunternehmen. Tagungsband    zur 24. Jahrestagung der ÷sterreichischen Gesellschaft fŁr AgrarŲkonomie (÷GA), 25.-26. September 2014, Wien, ÷sterreich: 125.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Fietz, A. (2014): Material and non material motivation for compliance: disclosure of food hygiene inspection results in Germany. EAAE International Congress, 26-29 August 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Martino, G., BavorovŠ, M. (2013): Food Safety Private Investment Drivers: A Quantitative Analysis in Italian Meat Sector. VIII. Research Workshop on Institutions and Organizations, Ribeir„o Preto, Brazil.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Unay Gailhard, I., Lehberger, M. (2013): Buying at the Weekly Market or at the Farm Shop? Consumer Preferences of Local Food Products Directly Sold by Farmers in Germany. Agrarian Perspectives, Prague.
  • Unay Gailhard, I., BavorovŠ, M., Pirscher, F. (2012): The Influence of Communication Frequency with Social Network Actors on the Continuous Innovation Adoption: Organic Farmers in Germany. 131th EAAE Seminar “Innovation for agricultural competitiveness and sustainability of rural areas”, Prag.
  • Hirschauer, N., BavorovŠ, M. (2012): Regulatory Network Structures and Mechanisms for Improving Food Safety: the Case of Transparency Schemes and Name-and-shame Measures. 130th EAAE Seminar “Did agricultural economics disappoint? Empirical Applications on Governance of Food and Fibre Value Chain”, Uppsala.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Hockmann, H. (2008): Relationships’ Sustainability: the Case of German Wheat-to-bread Chain. XIIth EAAE Kongress “People, Food and Environments: Global Trends and European Strategies”, Gent.
  • Patrick, I., BavorovŠ, M. and Marshall, G.  (2007):  Social Capital and Agribusiness Linkages; Lessons Learned in Indonesia and the  Czech Republic, Agricultural Economics Society's 81st annual conference,  University of Reading from  2-4  April, 2007.
  • BavorovŠ, M. and Curtiss, J. (2006): What Motivates  Farms to Associate? The Case of Two Competing Czech Agricultural Associations, IAAE Konferenz, Brisbane.
  • BavorovŠ, M., Dautzenberg, K. and Hanf, J.  (2006): The Glue that Holds Together Supply Chain Networks, EAAE Seminar Trust  and Risk in Business Networks, February 8-10, 2006, Bonn.
  • BavorovŠ, M,  Curtiss, J. and Jelinek, L. (2005): Czech Agricultural Associations and the Impact of Membership on Farm Efficiency, EAAE Seminar, Wye 9.-10.4. 2005.

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