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Multi-factor agricultural productivity, efficiency and convergence in Botswana, 1981-1996

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  • Thirtle, Colin
  • Piesse, Jenifer
  • Lusigi, Angela
  • Suhariyanto, Kecuk

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  • Thirtle, Colin & Piesse, Jenifer & Lusigi, Angela & Suhariyanto, Kecuk, 2003. "Multi-factor agricultural productivity, efficiency and convergence in Botswana, 1981-1996," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 605-624, August.
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