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Record number 63858
Title Productivity growth and efficiency measurement : a dual approach
Author(s) Oude Lansink, A.G.J.M.
Source European Review of Agricultural Economics 27 (2000)1. - ISSN 0165-1587 - p. 59 - 73.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1093/erae/27.1.59
Department(s) Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group
Agrarische Bedrijfseconomie
MGS
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2000
Abstract This paper derives output technical efficiency from a dual system of input demand and output supply equations using the concept of virtual prices. The underlying production function is firm-specific through intercept terms and slope parameters. The approach is used to decompose total factor productivity growth of Dutch pot-plant firms over the period 1976-1995 into a scale effect, an efficiency change effect and an exogenous technological change effect. The results show that total factor productivity has grown on average by 3.1 per cent per annum, with the main contribution (2.7 per cent) coming from improvements in technical efficiency.
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