## Agricultural Productivity: Measurement and ExplanationThis book, first published in 1988, provides a comprehensive, integrated body of knowledge concerning agricultural productivity research, highlighting both its strengths and limitations. This book will be of value to scholars and research leaders for the knowledge it conveys of future productivity research, and will also be of interest to students of environmental studies. |

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### Contents

An Introduction to Recent Developments in Production Theory | |

Approaches to Total Factor Productivity Measurement | |

Measuring Interspatial and Intertemporal Total Factor Productivity | |

A Review of the Evidence on Agricultural Productivity | |

Some Comparative Remarks | |

Appendix 3A U S Agricultural Data Base | |

Data Construction Using Firm Enterprise Data System Budgets | |

Conclusion | |

The Economic Model | |

A Procedure for Estimating the Econometric Model | |

Induced Technical Change in Agriculture | |

Production and Productivity Growth | |

The EvensonWelch Study 1974 | |

Concluding Remarks | |

Evaluation of the Data Base | |

Agency Response to Suggestions | |

MEASURING AGRICULTURAL | |

Partial Static Equilibrium Models | |

Comparison of the Empirical Results | |

Conclusions and Implications | |

Productivity Measurement and the Distribution of the Fruits | |

Intertemporal and Interspatial Estimates of Agricultural | |

The Choice of a Technique | |

Endogeneity of Technology | |

Dynamics Causality and Agricultural Productivity John M | |

Causality in Production | |

Policy and Productivity | |

Implications for Research | |

Incorporating Externalities into Agricultural Productivity | |

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Agricultural Productivity: Measurement and Explanation Susan M. Capalbo,John M. Antle Limited preview - 2015 |

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