Productivity, Technical Efficiency, and Farm Size in Paraguayan Agriculture
Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 490
37 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2007
Date Written: February 2007
This essay assesses the relationship between farm size and productivity. Both parametric and nonparametric methods are used to derive efficiency measures. Smaller farms are found to have higher net farm income per hectare, and to be more technically efficient, than larger farms.
Keywords: Farm Size, Productivity, Techincal Efficency, Paraguay
JEL Classification: Q12, O12
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