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Estimates of scale effects in European Union agricultural production using farm accountancy data

Agro food small and medium enterprises in a large integrated economy: proceedings of the 44th Seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economists, Thessaloniki, Greece, 11-14 October 1995: 48-51

Estimates of scale effects in European Union agricultural production using farm accountancy data

The transcendental logarithmic flexible-functional-form specification for the cost function is applied to EU Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN) cross-section data for accounting year 1990. Since the data are cross-section data, only scale effects should be identifiable. Agricultural output is aggregated in 34 categories. Inputs are aggregated in 18 categories.

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