Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2017, Page: 154-159
The Role of Honey Production in Economic Growth: Evidence from a Panel of Major Global Producers
Nicholas Apergis, Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
Sofia Eleftheriou, Department of Business Administration, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
Received: Aug. 4, 2017;       Accepted: Sep. 1, 2017;       Published: Oct. 12, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijae.20170205.13      View  2141      Downloads  188
Abstract
This paper investigates the contribution of honey production to economic growth. Considering a sample of the major honey producers coming from the Americas, Eastern and European groups, as well as by taking advantage of panel methodological approaches, the empirical analysis documents that honey production could serve as an engine of growth. The results also highlight that the honey industry seems to stronger contribute to economic growth in the case of the Eastern group followed by the Americas and European groups.
Keywords
Honey Production, Economic Growth, Major Global Honey Producers, Panel Data
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Nicholas Apergis, Sofia Eleftheriou, The Role of Honey Production in Economic Growth: Evidence from a Panel of Major Global Producers, International Journal of Agricultural Economics. Vol. 2, No. 5, 2017, pp. 154-159. doi: 10.11648/j.ijae.20170205.13
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