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L'influence des contraintes de financement de court terme sur le profit des exploitations agricoles. Une approche non paramétrique

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  • Stéphane Blancard
  • Jean-Philippe Boussemart
  • Kristiaan Kerstens

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Theimpactofcreditconstraintsontheeconomicperformanceoffarmsisevaluated.FollowingFäre,GrosskopfandLee (1990), we estimate anonparametricfrontier function maximising profit with and without creditconstraints. Taking a sampleof farms from theNord-Pas-de-Calais region of Franceover theperiod 1995-1998, weobtainestimates for the lossofprofitduetolimitedaccesstothecreditsystem.Ourresultsshowthatwhilevariationsineconomicperformance between farms depend mainly on input mismanagement, credit constraints undeniably affect agricultural profits.

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  • Stéphane Blancard & Jean-Philippe Boussemart & Kristiaan Kerstens, 2003. "L'influence des contraintes de financement de court terme sur le profit des exploitations agricoles. Une approche non paramétrique," Economie & Prévision, La Documentation Française, vol. 159(3), pages 71-81.
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