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Table 4 Descriptive statistics of the studied variables

From: Institutional contributions to agricultural producer price stability

Descriptive statistics Descriptive statistics   All data    Switzerland    Russia Russia   
The institutions controlled Performer Mean Max Min Mean Max Min Mean Max Min
Coefficient of price variation 0.10 0.49 0 0.06 0.25 0 0.14 0.49 0
Time trend 8 1 8 1 8 1
Country (Switzerland = 1, Russia = 0) Government 0.5 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Stable Institutions 2004–2007 Government 0.25 1 0 0.25 1 0 0.25 1 0
Stable Institutions 2010–2013 Government 0.25 1 0 0.25 1 0 0.25 1 0
Stable Institutions 2016–2019 Government 0.25 1 0 0.25 1 0 0.25 1 0
Crisis 2008–2009 Government 0.125 1 0 0.125 1 0 0.125 1 0
Transitions 2014–2015 Government 0.125 1 0 0.125 1 0 0.125 1 0
Dummy on type of production (crop = 0; animal = 1) Actors 0.33 1 0 0.33 1 0 0.33 1 0
Price negotiations (yes = 1) Producer organisations 0.18 1 0 0.41 1 0 0 1 0
Purchasing interventions or quotas (yes = 1) Government 0.14 1 0 0.08 1 0 0.23 1 0
Supply chain integration (yes = 1) Actors 0.5 1 0 1 1 1 0.15 1 0
Agro-holdings (yes = 1) Actors 0.14 1 0 0 0 0 0.34 1 0
Small farms (yes = 1) Actors 0.8 1 0 1 1 1 0.54 1 0
Specialisation (yes = 1) All 0.13 1 0 0.13 1 0 0.15 1 0
Investment subsidies in previous period (yes = 1) Government 0.05 1 0 0 0 0 0.12 1 0
Domestic producer price is higher than world price (yes = 1) All 0.6 1 0 1 1 1 0.17 1 0
Liberalisation (yes = 1) Government 0.45 1 0 0.05 1 0 0.85 1 0
Ratio of imports to domestic consumption All 0.24 0.9 0 0.37 0.9 0.003 0.12 0.8 0
Ratio of exports to domestic production All 0.04 0.62 0 0.03 0.3 0 0.06 0.62 0