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Title: Ranking method of measuring a specific farm technical inefficiency
Authors: Al-Kahtani, Safar H.
Sofian, Badr El-din E.
Keywords: Technical inefficiency
Greenhouse
Dairy product
Table egg farms
Ranking
Measuring
Farm
Issue Date: 1997
Citation: Bull. Fac. Agric., Univ. Cairo.
Abstract: Ranking method is used to measure a specific farm technical inefficiency for greenhouse, dairy product, and table-egg farms. The advantage of this technique is its implicity over other complicated estimators. Moreover, it does not require a composed error term which allows OLS to be a good estimators. Results are reconciled with economic logic of existing a constant returns to scale in agricultural frontier production functions. Results show that efficiency are predominating in large farms.
Description: Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2460
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