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Efficiency and technical progress in traditional and modern agriculture: evidence from rice production in China

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  • Jeffrey, Scott R.

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  • Xu, Xiaosong & Jeffrey, Scott R., 1998. "Efficiency and technical progress in traditional and modern agriculture: evidence from rice production in China," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 18(2), pages 157-165, March.
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