U.S. Agriculture, 1960-96 A Multilateral Comparison of Total Factor Productivity

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Ball, V. Eldon; Butault, Jean-Pierre; Nehring, Richard;
(2001)
  • Subject: production accounts, multilateral index numbers, total factor productivity, Productivity Analysis, | Agricultural and Food Policy, Community/Rural/Urban Development,

This study provides estimates of the growth and relative levels of agricultural productivity for the 48 contiguous States for the period 1960 to 1996. For the full 1960-96 period, every State exhibits a positive and generally substantial average annual rate of productiv... View more
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