The Impact Of Supervised Credit Programmes On Technological Change In Developing Agriculture
AbstractRestrictions on input use frequently accompany the granting of institutional credit to farmers in developing agriculture. A general economic framework is suggested to analyze the net social benefits of such a policy. The paper discusses the potential for manipulating the policy variables to foster more rapid adoption of new agricultural technology. An empirical analysis of the impact of a supervised credit programme in Guatemala on farm performance and farmer decision-making is presented.
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Volume (Year): 21 (1977)
Issue (Month): 01 (April)
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- Grant M. Scobie & David L. Franklin, 1977. "The Impact Of Supervised Credit Programmes On Technological Change In Developing Agriculture," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 21(1), pages 1-12, 04.
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- Davidson, Bruce Robinson & Martin, Brian Robert, 1965. "The Relationship Between Yields On Farms And In Experiments," Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 9(02), December.
- Schultz, Theodore W, 1975. "The Value of the Ability to Deal with Disequilibria," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 13(3), pages 827-46, September.
- Griffith, Garry R., 1978. "An Ex Ante Evaluation of the National Pig Carcase Measurement and Information Service," Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 46(03), December.
- Lesueur, J.F., 1978. "The Impact Of Supervised Credit Programs On Technological Change In Developing Agriculture: Comment," Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 22(02-03).
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