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This paper proposes and applies an innovative estimation approach for farm group programming models using Generalised Maximum Entropy. The proposed set-up simultaneously determines calibrating cost function parameters and input allocations to production activities. The methodology is applied to...
Much of the theory of the firm in product space is not nearly as well developed as the theory of the firm in factor space. For example, both general and agricultura1 economists have devoted considerable effort to developing functional forms representing production processes in factor space, but...
We overview the roles of production structure models in measuring fisheries’ productive performance to provide policy-relevant guidance for fishery managers and analysts. In particular, we summarize the literature on the representation and estimation of production structure models to construct...
Despite the rapid producer adoption of hybrid rice (Oryza sativa L.) in recent years, the economic advantage of hybrid rice in the mid-Southern United States remains disputed. This study compares the economic risk and return of three popularly sown hybrid rice varieties: XL723, Clearfield® (CL)...