IMPACT OF VERTICAL MERGERS ON FOOD INDUSTRY PROFITABILITY: AN EMPIRICAL EVALUATION

Vertical integration is an important business strategy among firms in the U.S. food industries. Our objective is to test one of the perceived benefits of vertical integration - improved profitability of the integrated firm. Findings show that increased vertical mergers in food industries would lower profits.


Issue Date:
2001
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20469
Total Pages:
22
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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