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Cuba's Agricultural Transition and Food Security in a Global Perspective

Olivia Riera and Johan Swinnen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Agricultural Economics. 13867 words.

This paper reviews the situation in the agricultural sector and food security in Cuba, and particularly the transformations that have (not) taken place since 1990. We compare the Cuban...

A Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Growth: The Case of Chinese Agricultural Growth before and after Reforms

K.P. Kalirajan, M.B. Obwona and S. Zhao.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1996; p ublished online May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Production and Organizations; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 0 words.

Our objective in this paper is to explain a method to decompose the sources of total factor productivity (TFP) growth into technological progress and changes in technical efficiency within...

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Stochastic Rangeland Use under Capital Constraints

Mimako Kobayashi, Richard E. Howitt, Lovell S. Jarvis and Emilio A. Laca.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Agricultural Economics; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 7614 words.

The stocking density on Kazakhstan's extensive rangelands is well below traditional levels. To analyze dynamic flock performance, we develop a stochastic dynamic programming model for...

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