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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...

Asset fixity under state-contingent production uncertainty

Sansi Yang and C Richard Shumway.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 11963 words.

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Asset fixity of inputs is tested under state-contingent production uncertainty. We construct a general dynamic dual model for U.S. agriculture that...

Can We Improve Farm Performance? The Determinants of Farm Technical and Environmental Efficiency

Bouali Guesmi and Teresa Serra.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 10210 words.

The environmental impacts of economic activities have become an important aspect in the evaluation of their overall performance. Consistently, traditional measures of technical efficiency...

Chain interdependencies, measurement problems and efficient governance structure: cooperatives versus publicly listed firms

Li Feng and George W. J. Hendrikse.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2012; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 5880 words.

We determine the circumstances when the absence of public listing, often believed to be a disadvantage, makes a cooperative the unique efficient governance structure. This is established in...

China’s Dairy United: A New Model for Milk Production

Jingjing Wang, Mei Chen and Peter G. Klein.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Production and Organizations; Business and Management; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Agricultural Economics. 5353 words.

A milk scandal erupted in China in 2008 when the industrial chemical melamine was found in dairy products nationwide. While many Chinese dairy companies faced huge losses or bankruptcy as a...

Common Property Rights as an Endogenous Response to Risk

Jeffrey B. Nugent and Nicolas Sanchez.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

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

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Component supply responses in dairy production

Daniel Muluwork Atsbeha, Dadi Kristofersson and Kyrre Rickertsen.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 9617 words.

Under multiple component pricing schemes, the price of milk depends on its content of components such as fat, protein and lactose. A theoretical model of component supply under tradable...

Conflict between Theory and Practice in Production Economics: Discussion

Bruce A. Babcock.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1999; p ublished online August 1999 .

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

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Contract and Exit Decisions in Finisher Hog Production

Fengxia Dong, David A. Hennessy and Helen H. Jensen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 9870 words.

Finisher hog production in North America has shifted toward larger units and contract format since 1990. Exit among independent growers has been high. We develop a model showing that...

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Contributions of Productivity and Relative Price Changes to Farm-level Profitability Change

Amin W. Mugera, Michael R. Langemeier and Andrew Ojede.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Agricultural Economics. 10225 words.

This article investigates the sources of profitability change at the farm level, by farm size and specialization, with an application to a sample of 256 farms in Kansas from 1993 to 2010....

Convergence in U.S. Productivity Growth for Agriculture: Implications of Interstate Research Spillovers for Funding Agricultural Research

Alan McCunn and Wallace E. Huffman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

State crop, livestock,and aggregate agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) data, 1950–82, are examined for evidence of convergence to a single TFP level (σ-convergence) or to a steady...

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