Technical Efficiency in the Chilean Agribusiness Sector - a Stochastic Meta-Frontier Approach

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Lakner, Sebastian; Brenes Muñoz, Thelma; Aedo, Edinson Rivera; Brümmer, Bernhard;
  • Subject: Technical Efficiency, Stochastic Meta-Frontier Analysis, Food Processing Industry, Chile, Agribusiness, Agricultural and Food Policy, Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety, International Relations/Trade, Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies, D24, G14, F14, | Agribusiness, International Relations/Trade,

The Chilean economy is strongly export-oriented, which is also true for the Chilean agribusiness industry. This paper investigates the technical efficiency of the Chilean food processing industry between 2001 and 2007. We use a dataset from the 2,471 of firms in food pr... View more
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