Micro-economic analysis of households restructuring in the pre-accession period to the EU
P. Bielik, J. Pokrivčák, V. Jančíkováhttps://doi.org/10.17221/5287-AGRICECONCitation:Bielik P., Pokrivčák J., Jančíková V. (2002): Micro-economic analysis of households restructuring in the pre-accession period to the EU. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 48: 49-54.
Transformation process and restructuring of the existing enterprises started in the Slovak Republic in 1990, what influenced all companies alike as well as rural households. Business companies and private farms were established. Private activity in agricultural sector became a dominant source of income for many rural households. In 2000, there were 21 thousands private farms registered in Slovakia with the average size of 10.4 hectares. There is also significant group of unregistered farms that get part of their income from agriculture.Keywords:
restructuring, households, cooperatives, individual farms