IDENTIFYING MEDIUM-SIZED AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISES WITH THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR INNOVATION DEVELOPMENT

Abstract

The aim of the research is to identify medium-sized agricultural enterprises with the greatest potential for innovation development. The subject of the research is the key financial performance of the observed enterprises in 2017. Data were obtained from official financial statements publicly available on the website of the Serbian Business Registers Agency (SBRA). The aim of the research was realized by applying financial analysis methods and the Altman Z-score model. The purpose of the research is to improve the efficiency of limited funds for financing innovative activities in the agricultural sector. The research results are data on enterprises with negligible probability of bankruptcy and which thus have the greatest potential for innovation development.

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Published
2021-03-25
How to Cite
ĐURIČIN, Sonja Obrad; BERAHA, Isidora Avram. IDENTIFYING MEDIUM-SIZED AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISES WITH THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR INNOVATION DEVELOPMENT. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 68, n. 1, p. 213-227, mar. 2021. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <http://ea.bg.ac.rs/index.php/EA/article/view/1737>. Date accessed: 18 apr. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj2101213D.
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