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Productivity, technical and allocative efficiency and farm size in wheat farming in India: a DEA approach

Productivity, technical and allocative efficiency and farm size in wheat farming in India: a DEA approach

Applied Economics Letters 7(1): 1-5

Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is used to estimate allocative and technical inefficiency in the cultivation of wheat on 300 farms in the Indian Punjab for the periods 1981-82 and 1982-83. These measures of efficiency as well as farm yield are related to farm size. The paper appears to be the first to measure technical and allocative efficiency in agriculture jointly.

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DOI: 10.1080/135048500351997

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