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A measure of price advantage and its decomposition into output- and input-specific effects

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  • Kassoum Ayouba

    () (CESAER - Centre d'Economie et de Sociologie Rurales Appliquées à l'Agriculture et aux Espaces Ruraux - INRA - Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique - AgroSup Dijon - Institut National Supérieur des Sciences Agronomiques, de l'Alimentation et de l'Environnement)

  • Jean-Philippe Boussemart

    (LEM - Lille économie management - LEM - UMR 9221 - Université de Lille - UCL - Université catholique de Lille - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Henri-Bertrand Lefer

    (TVES - Territoires, Villes, Environnement & Société - EA 4477 - ULCO - Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale - Université de Lille)

  • Hervé Leleu

    (LEM - Lille économie management - LEM - UMR 9221 - Université de Lille - UCL - Université catholique de Lille - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Raluca Parvulescu

    (LEM - Lille économie management - LEM - UMR 9221 - Université de Lille - UCL - Université catholique de Lille - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

Abstract

In this paper, we develop a price advantage measure obtained as the difference between efficiency scores computed with quantity-based and value-based data. This measure is interpreted as an increase in the firm's profit rate due to a favourable input and output price environment. Compared to traditional allocative efficiency measure, which uses only the evaluated firm's prices, price advantage measure considers prices of peers in the market. Our main contribution is to show that total-price advantage decomposes into the sum of output- and input-specific price advantages. The application of the measure to a French farm's dataset in the context of the successive common agricultural policy reforms – aiming at the liberalization of agricultural prices (1992–2013) – illustrates our theoretical model.

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  • Kassoum Ayouba & Jean-Philippe Boussemart & Henri-Bertrand Lefer & Hervé Leleu & Raluca Parvulescu, 2019. "A measure of price advantage and its decomposition into output- and input-specific effects," Post-Print hal-02095893, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-02095893
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