Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

Measurement Of Total Factor Productivity For The Malaysian Rice Sector

Contents:

Author Info

  • Naziruddin Abdullah
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    Our main objective in undertaking this empirical study was to investigate the sources of malaysia rice farming growth or total factor productivity (TFP) for the 1980-1990 period. For this reason we estbilished a theory of production and secondly, to disentangle the sources of TFP growth into scale and technology change effects. In pursuing this objective a translog cost function, the latest methodology framework to measure production technology, was employed. the main finding of this study was that with reference to all farming classifications, the sources of TFP growth for the 1980-1990 period showed that the source from technological change effects far outweighed the source from scale effects.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://www.iium.edu.my/enmjournal/vol5no2.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by IIUM Journal of Economis and Management in its journal IIUM Journal of Economics and Management.

    Volume (Year): 5 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 2 (DECEMBER)
    Pages: 67-98

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:ije:journl:v:5:y:1997:i:2:p:67-98

    Contact details of provider:
    Postal: Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
    Phone: (603) 6196 4770
    Fax: (603) 6196 4850
    Web page: http://www.iium.edu.my/enmjournal/
    More information through EDIRC

    Related research

    Keywords:

    References

    References listed on IDEAS
    Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
    as in new window
    1. Srinivasan, T.N., 1977. "Development, Poverty, and Basic Human Needs: Some Issues," Food Research Institute Studies, Stanford University, Food Research Institute, issue 02.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ije:journl:v:5:y:1997:i:2:p:67-98. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Gairuzazmi Mat Ghani).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.