publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2001

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY ASSESSMENT IN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Serrao, Amilcar; Serrao, Amilcar;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2001
  • Publisher: Unknown
Abstract
This research work examines levels and trends in global agricultural productivity in fifteen European Union countries and four Eastern European countries that have already applied for European Union membership. The study makes use of data collected from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and covers the period 1980-1998. An approach based on Data Envelopment Analysis is used to provide information on the peers of the (inefficient) i-th country and to derive the Malmquist productivity indices. This approach is chosen due to the non-availability of reliable input price data to measure total factor productivity change, technical efficiency c...
Subjects
free text keywords: Productivity Analysis,, Productivity Analysis
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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2001

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY ASSESSMENT IN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Serrao, Amilcar; Serrao, Amilcar;