Risk in agriculture: An overview of the theoretical insights and recent development trends during last decade – A review

https://doi.org/10.17221/11/2019-AGRICECONCitation:Novickytė L. (2019): Risk in agriculture: An overview of the theoretical insights and recent development trends during last decade – A review. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 65: 435-444.
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The main purpose of this paper is to provide a detailed overview of the theoretical insights and recent development trends on risk in agriculture. It focuses on the synthesis and analysis of the research studies published over the period from 2008 through 2018 and aims to identify major findings obtained over the recent decade and determine the areas for future research. This paper reviews a total of 397 unique publications retrieved from the international journals accessible in the Web of Science database. Based on different criteria deployed by the scientometric analysis, the selected articles have been reviewed and classified. The bibliometric analysis includes the citation volumes, authors, names of journals, research areas, affiliations, and contributing countries. The network analysis includes the examination of keywords. This article provides an opportunity for scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers to understand and manage risk in agriculture and at the same time presents a roadmap for future research in this field.

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