The Effects of Agricultural Informatization on Agricultural Economic Growth: An Empirical Analysis Based on Regression Model

This article selects some major factors influencing the agricultural economic growth are selected, such as labor, capital input, farmland area, fertilizer input and information input. And it selects some factors to explain information input, such as the number of website ownership, types of books, magazines and newspapers published, the number of telephone ownership per 100 households, the number of home computers ownership per 100 households, farmers' spending on transportation and communication, culture, education, entertainment and services, and the total number of agricultural science and technology service personnel. Using regression model, this article conducts regression analysis of the cross-section data on 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities in 2o10. The results show that the building of information infrastructure, the use of means of information, the popularization and promotion of knowledge of agricultural science and technology, play an important role in promoting agricultural economic growth.


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Issue Date:
2013-08
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/157165
Published in:
Asian Agricultural Research, Volume 05, Issue 08
Page range:
10-14
Total Pages:
5




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