FARMER EFFICIENCY AND TECHNOLOGY USE WITH AGE

Productivity of U.S. farmers by age is measured by non-parametric programming using 1992 Census data, decomposed into efficiency and technology Malmquist index components. Productivity increases slightly with age and then decreases. In most states productivity variations are from technology use rather than efficiency differences.


Issue Date:
2000-04
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/31337
Published in:
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Volume 29, Number 1
Page range:
24-31
Total Pages:
8




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