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The European Journal of Development Research

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 724–749 | Cite as

L’implication des agriculteurs dans les coopératives dans un pays en transition vers une économie de marché : Une application aux coopératives agricoles de services algériennes

  • Smaïl Amghrous
  • Damien RousselièreEmail author
Original Article
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Abstract

The transition economies of developing countries to a market economy has a strong impact on the governance of cooperatives, transforming them from state-controlled organizations to member-based organizations. Therefore an important part of the performance of cooperatives lies in strengthening their relationship with their members. We conduct a survey on cooperatives from different regions of Algeria. The estimation of a bivariate probit highlight the determinants of the relationship between governance participation and investment in cooperative. Comparison with other studies on different institutional contexts underlines the particularity of Algerian cooperatives.

Keywords

Agricultural cooperatives Commitment New Institutional Economics Algeria 

Résumé

La transition des économies des pays en développement vers une économie de marché a un impact fort sur la gouvernance des coopératives, les transformant d’organisations contrôlées par l’Etat vers des organisations contrôlées par leurs sociétaires. Dans ce contexte, une part importante de la performance des coopératives passe par un renforcement de leur lien avec les adhérents sociétaires. En nous appuyant sur une enquête portant sur des coopératives de services de différentes régions d’Algérie, nous mettons en évidence les déterminants des liens entre participation à la gouvernance et la propension à prendre des parts sociales dans la coopérative. Nous mobilisons à ce titre un probit bivarié. La comparaison avec d’autres études portant sur différents contextes institutionnels met en évidence la particularité des coopératives algériennes.

Mots clés

Coopératives agricoles Engagement Economie Néo-institutionnelle Algérie 

JEL

D23 Q13 P32 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Doctorant en économie à l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Agriculture, Alger et Maître Assistant, Université de Tizi OuzouTizi OuzouAlgérie
  2. 2.Professeur, UMR SMART LERECO, AGROCAMPUS OUEST, INRAAngersFrance

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