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Does cooperative membership improve household welfare? Evidence from a panel data analysis of smallholder dairy farmers in Bihar, India

Anjani Kumar (), Sunil Saroj, P.K. Joshi and Hiroyuki Takeshima ()

Food Policy, 2018, vol. 75, issue C, 24-36

Abstract: •We examine the impact of dairy cooperatives on milk producers’ farm performance.•The study based on panel data uses endogenous switching regression model.•Dairy cooperative has a positive impact on milk yield, profit, and food safety.•Marginal farmers benefit more than small, medium, and large farmers.

Date: 2018
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