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The efficiency of Spanish arable crop organic farms, a local maximum likelihood approach

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  • Teresa Serra

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Productivity Analysis.

Volume (Year): 31 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 113-124

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jproda:v:31:y:2009:i:2:p:113-124

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Keywords: Organic and conventional farming; Technical efficiency; Local maximum likelihood approach; C14; Q12; D24;

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  1. Latruffe, Laure & Nauges, Celine, 2010. "Converting to organic farming in France: Is there a selection problem?," 120th Seminar, September 2-4, 2010, Chania, Crete, European Association of Agricultural Economists 109386, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  2. Mercedes Beltrán & Ernest Reig, 2014. "Comparing conventional and organic citrus grower efficiency in Spain," Working Papers, Department of Applied Economics II, Universidad de Valencia 1406, Department of Applied Economics II, Universidad de Valencia.
  3. Latruffe, Laure & Nauges, Céline, 2010. "Technical efficiency and conversion to organic farming: the case of France," LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse 10.23.329, LERNA, University of Toulouse.
  4. Hassouneh, Islam & Serra, Teresa & Gil, Jose Maria, 2011. "Non-parametric and Parametric Modeling of Biodiesel - Sunflower Oil - Crude Oil Price Relationships," 2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, European Association of Agricultural Economists 114554, European Association of Agricultural Economists.

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