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Dynamic Productivity Growth in the Spanish Meat Industry

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  • Kapelko, Magdalena
  • Oude Lansink, Alfons G.J.M.
  • Stefanou, Spiro E.

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This paper develops a dynamic Luenberger productivity growth indicator and decomposes it to identify the contributions of technical change, technical efficiency change and scale change. The Luenberger productivity growth indicator is estimated using Data Envelopment Analysis. The empirical application focuses on panel data of Spanish meat processing firms over the period 2000-2010. The dynamic Luenberger indicator shows productivity decrease of on average -0.003 in the period under investigation, with technical regress being the main driver of change, despite technical and scale efficiency growth.

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  • Kapelko, Magdalena & Oude Lansink, Alfons G.J.M. & Stefanou, Spiro E., 2012. "Dynamic Productivity Growth in the Spanish Meat Industry," 131st Seminar, September 18-19, 2012, Prague, Czech Republic 135789, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
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    1. Kapelko, Magdalena & Oude Lansink, Alfons & Stefanou, Spiro, 2012. "Analysis of static and dynamic productivity growth in the Spanish meat processing industry," Problems of World Agriculture / Problemy Rolnictwa Światowego, Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych, Uniwersytet Warszawski, vol. 12(27).
    2. Allendorf, Joseph & Hirsch, Stefan, 2015. "Dynamic Productivity Growth In The European Food Processing Industry," 55th Annual Conference, Giessen, Germany, September 23-25, 2015 209205, German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA).

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    directional distance function; dynamics; Luenberger TFP; meat processing; Agribusiness; Agricultural and Food Policy;

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