Does farm size matter? Investigating scale efficiency of peasant rice farmers in northern Ghana
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KeywordsData envelopment analysis; farm size; northern Ghana; peasant farming; scale efficiency;
- Q0 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General
- R3 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location
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