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Migrant Labor and Farm Technical Efficiency in Lesotho

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  • Mochebelele, Motsamai T.
  • Winter-Nelson, Alex

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 28 (2000)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 143-153

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:28:y:2000:i:1:p:143-153

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  1. Paris, Thelma R. & Rola-Rubzen, Maria Fay & Luis, Joyce & Thi Ngoc Chi, Truong & Wongsanum, Chaicharn & Villanueva, Donald, 2009. "Comparative Analysis Of The Impact Of Labor Out Migration And Remittances On Income And Rice Productivity In The Philippines, Thailand And Vietnam," 2009 Conference (53rd), February 11-13, 2009, Cairns, Australia 48165, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
  2. Deininger, Klaus & Olinto, Pedro, 2001. "Rural Nonfarm Employment and Income Diversification in Colombia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 29(3), pages 455-465, March.
  3. Fleur Wouterse, 2010. "Migration and technical efficiency in cereal production: evidence from Burkina Faso," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 41(5), pages 385-395, 09.
  4. Sauer, Johannes & Gorton, Matthew & Davidova, Sophia, 2013. "Migration and Agricultural Efficiency - Empirical Evidence for Kosovo," 53rd Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany, September 25-27, 2013 156098, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA).
  5. Pascual, Unai, 2005. "Land use intensification potential in slash-and-burn farming through improvements in technical efficiency," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(4), pages 497-511, March.
  6. Igbekele Ajibefun & Adebiyi Daramola & Abiodun Falusi, 2006. "Technical efficiency of small scale farmers: An application of the stochastic frontier production function to rural and urban farmers in Ondo State, Nigeria," International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(1), pages 87-107.
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  8. Binam, Joachim Nyemeck & Tonye, Jean & wandji, Njankoua & Nyambi, Gwendoline & Akoa, Mireille, 2004. "Factors affecting the technical efficiency among smallholder farmers in the slash and burn agriculture zone of Cameroon," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 29(5), pages 531-545, October.
  9. Paris, Thelma R. & Rola-Rubzen, Maria Fay & Luis, Joyce & Thi Ngoc Chi, Truong & Wongsanum, Chaicharn & Villanueva, Donald, 2009. "Comparative Analysis Of The Impact Of Labor Out Migration And Remittances On Income And Rice Productivity In The Philippines, Thailand And Vietnam," 2009 Conference (53rd), February 11-13, 2009, Cairns, Australia 48030, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
  10. Hardwick Tchale & Johannes Sauer, 2007. "The efficiency of maize farming in Malawi. A bootstrapped translog frontier," Cahiers d'Economie et Sociologie Rurales, INRA Department of Economics, vol. 82, pages 33-56.
  11. Tchale, Hardwick & Sauer, Johannes, 2008. "Soil Fertility Management And Maize Productivity In Malawi: Curvature Correct Efficiency Modeling And Simulation," 2007 Second International Conference, August 20-22, 2007, Accra, Ghana 52077, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE).
  12. Martine Audibert & Jean-François Brun & Jacky Mathonnat & M.-C. Henry, 2011. "Malaria, Production and Income of the Producers of Coffee and Cocoa: an Analysis from Survey Data in Côte d'Ivoire. Malaria, coffee and cocoa production and income," Working Papers halshs-00557214, HAL.

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