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Scale Efficiency of Indian Farmers: A Non- Parametric Approach

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  • Sengupta, Atanu
  • Kundu, Subrata

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  • Sengupta, Atanu & Kundu, Subrata, 2006. "Scale Efficiency of Indian Farmers: A Non- Parametric Approach," Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, vol. 61(4), pages 1-11.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:inijae:204496
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.204496
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    2. Mohajan, Haradhan, 2016. "Amartya Sen’s Peasant Economies: A Review with Examples," MPRA Paper 82937, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 25 Jan 2016.

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