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Factor Analysis, A Farm Management Research Tool


  • Duncan, Ronald C.


Factor analysis, a statistical technique used for many years in the fields of psychology and education, is described. Limitations of its use are discussed and these are illustrated with reference to some recent applications of the technique in farm management research.

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  • Duncan, Ronald C., 1968. "Factor Analysis, A Farm Management Research Tool," Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 36(01), March.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:remaae:9106

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    2. Paul, Phillip B., 1979. "The Identification and Measurement of Factors in the Adjustment of New South Wales Farmers to Non-Farm Occupations," Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 47(03), December.

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