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How Important Is Land as a Production Factor for Japanese Manufacturing Industries?

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  • Ogawa, K.

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We analyse the contribution of land to production activity for Japanese manufacturing industries employing panel data of the firms. Since land is not necessarily held for production purpose, we check the concavity of the cost function to see whether production is conducted efficiently.

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  • Ogawa, K., 1996. "How Important Is Land as a Production Factor for Japanese Manufacturing Industries?," ISER Discussion Paper 0410, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
  • Handle: RePEc:dpr:wpaper:0410
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    Keywords

    LAND; MANUFACTURES; JAPAN; INDUSTRY;

    JEL classification:

    • D20 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - General
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
    • R10 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - General
    • R14 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Land Use Patterns

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