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Accounting for Heterogeneity in Multicrop Micro-Econometric Models: Implications for Variable Input Demand Modeling

Alain Carpentier and Elodie Letort.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 8565 words.

This article aims to show that if the farm sample under consideration is characterized by significant heterogeneity, recovering output-specific input uses or modeling farm-level input uses...

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Agglomeration Effects in Ontario’s Dairy Farming

Getu Hailu and B. James Deaton.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 10207 words.

This paper examines the agglomeration hypothesis, which states that a firm’s productive efficiency is increased by closer proximity to other firms. Using a stochastic input distant function...

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Dean Karlan, Robert Osei, Isaac Osei-Akoto and Christopher Udry.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Design of Experiments; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Insurance. 19024 words.

The investment decisions of small-scale farmers in developing countries are conditioned by their financial environment. Binding credit market constraints and incomplete insurance can limit...

Agricultural Productivity Revisited

V. Eldon Ball, Jean-Christophe Bureau, Richard Nehring and Agapi Somwaru.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1997; p ublished online November 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

This paper describes production accounts for agriculture. Output is defined as gross production leaving the farm as opposed to real value added. Inputs are not limited to capital and labor...

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An Analysis of Ill-Posed Production Problems Using Maximum Entropy

Quirino Paris and Richard E. Howitt.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Production economics problems are often ill-posed. This means that the number of parameters to be estimated is greater than the number of observations. In this article we show how to...

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An Analysis of Ill-Posed Production Problems Using Maximum Entropy: Comment

Paul V. Preckel.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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An Analysis of Ill-Posed Production Problems Using Maximum Entropy: Reply

Quirino Paris.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Animal Breeding and Productivity Growth of Dairy Farms

Daniel Muluwork Atsbeha, Dadi Kristofersson and Kyrre Rickertsen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 8812 words.

We introduce genetic-based technical change into a Malmquist productivity index and measure the growth in productivity caused by bovine breeding. Because breeding is likely to affect milk...

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Another Look at Pesticide Productivity and Pest Damage

Robert G. Chambers, Giannis Karagiannis and Vangelis Tzouvelekas.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 8935 words.

Using the Lichtenberg-Zilberman-Fox-Weersink damage specification, we develop a short-run, supply-response framework based on rational producer behavior in the presence of damage agents. We...

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Are geographical indications a worthy quality label? A framework with endogenous quality choice

Marion Desquilbet and Sylvette Monier-Dilhan.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7615 words.

We analyse the effects of geographical indication labelling on quality choices and welfare in a vertical differentiation framework with two attributes of goods, gustatory quality and...