Returns to Scale and Technical Efficiency in Indian Agriculture

Sahoo, Biresh (2000) Returns to Scale and Technical Efficiency in Indian Agriculture. TAPMI, Manipal.

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An attempt has been made in this paper to examine the trend of productivity variations over years in Indian agriculture using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) and Econometric method. It is argued that DEA has merits over the econometric estimating efficiencies, and for year specific information regarding to its returns to scale possibilities. Finally, the results suggest that scope exist for Indian agriculture for improving the productivity growth with further production expansion and proper allocation of the existing resources for the time to come.

Item Type: TAPMI Working Papers
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indian Agriculture
Subjects: Economics
Economics > Agricultural Economics
Divisions: Finance and Strategy
Depositing User: Ms. Vanitha K
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2018 08:42
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2018 09:57

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