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The Measurement Of Biased Technical Change In The Many Factors Case: U.S. And Japanese Agriculture

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This paper presents a way to measure factor saving biases of technical change, or more generally, of efficiency gains with more than two factors of production. The methodology is then applied to the agricultural sectors of the U.S. (1912-1968) and Japan (1893-1962).

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  • Binswanger, Hans P., 1972. "The Measurement Of Biased Technical Change In The Many Factors Case: U.S. And Japanese Agriculture," Staff Papers 13786, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:umaesp:13786
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.13786
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    1. Diewert, W E, 1971. "An Application of the Shephard Duality Theorem: A Generalized Leontief Production Function," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 79(3), pages 481-507, May-June.
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