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Technical Efficiency, Farm Productivity and Farm Size in Indian Agriculture

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  • Jha, R.
  • Rhodes, M.J.

Although there is a very large literature on the links between farm size and farm productivity in Indian agriculture there is virtually none that discusses the influence of farm size on technical efficiency. In this paper we try to fill this gap. We use panel data on a large number of farms for two Indian states to estimate a translog production frontier for wheat production and model the determinants of technical efficiency.

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Paper provided by University of Warwick, Department of Economics in its series The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) with number 493.

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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 1997
Handle: RePEc:wrk:warwec:493
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