Digest Finance

The Working Capital Management Model in Agricultural Business

Vol. 23, Iss. 4, DECEMBER 2018

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Received: 27 July 2018

Received in revised form: 2 August 2018

Accepted: 23 August 2018

Available online: 24 December 2018


JEL Classification: M11

Pages: 395–402


Samygin D.Yu. Penza State University, Penza, Russian Federation


Imyarekov S.M. Saransk Cooperative Institute, Branch of Russian University of Cooperation, Saransk, Republic of Mordovia, Russian Federation


Stepashkina E.N. National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University, Saransk, Republic of Mordovia, Russian Federation

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Subject The article discusses the management of current financial needs agricultural producers have.
Objectives The research evaluates the current financial needs of agricultural producers and devises tools to coordinate the policy for managing the current assets and liabilities in agriculture at the regional level.
Methods The research employs methods of financial management and tools of econometric and statistical analysis, which are used to analyze and model the current financial needs of agricultural entities in the Penza Oblast.
Results We summarized and systematized financial methods for comprehensive operational management of current needs in agriculture. We used the specified financial management tools and grouped agricultural producers of the regions by type of the current assets and liabilities management policy. Doing so, we proved some aspects of the existing comprehensive operational management policy should be transformed and updated. We elaborated an econometric model reflecting the correlation of principal aspects of the policy concerning agricultural businesses. Describing the econometric model, we determine and coordinate strategic decisions on operational management of current financial needs in agriculture at the regional level.
Conclusions and Relevance Referring to the resultant functional relations, we can substantiate focal points to be addressed in improving the agricultural policy and raising additional financial resources for agriculture.

Keywords: agricultural business, agricultural policy, working capital, financial needs, operational management


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