Analisis de la calidad de la leche en un modelo microeconomico multi-output: el papel de la genetica
AbstractResumen Este trabajo analiza la calidad en la producciÃ³n de leche y su relaciÃ³n con la genÃ©tica del rebaÃ±o. El marco analÃtico es un modelo de producciÃ³n multi-output en el que la calidad de la leche se considera como un output del proceso productivo. El modelo propuesto abre la posibilidad del tratamiento empÃrico de la calidad y la genÃ©tica mediante el uso de funciones distancia. En la parte empÃrica del trabajo se usa un panel de datos de 96 explotaciones lecheras asturianas que contiene Ãndices genÃ©ticos del rebaÃ±o. Palabras clave: leche, calidad, genÃ©tica, multi-output, funciÃ³n distancia. Abstract In this paper we analyze the influence of genetics on milk quality. For that purpose, we use a multi-output production model in which milk quality is included as an additional output in milk production. A distance function is used to estimate empirically the contribution of genetics to milk quality. For that purpose, we use a panel data of 96 dairy farms in Asturias. This dataset contains indexes measuring the genetic traits of the herd.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Spanish Association of Agricultural Economists in its journal Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales.
Volume (Year): 05 (2005)
Issue (Month): 10 ()
milk; quality; genetics; multi-output production model; distance function.; Livestock Production/Industries; D21; Q12; C23;
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- D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
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- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
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