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A study of economic efficiency of Iranian farmers in Ramjerd district: an application of stochastic programming

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  • Torkamani, Javad & Hardaker, J. Brian, 1996. "A study of economic efficiency of Iranian farmers in Ramjerd district: an application of stochastic programming," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 14(2), pages 73-83, July.
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