Technical efficiency for Colombian small crop and livestock farmers : a stochastic metafrontier approach for different production systems

This paper assesses the efficiency of crop and livestock production in Colombia by using a sample of 1,565 households. The study considers households located in different production systems which differ in geography, climate and soil types. These conditio

Detalles Bibliográficos
Autores Principales: Melo-Becerra, Ligia Alba, Orozco-Gallo, Antonio José
Formato: Documento de trabajo (Working Paper)
Lenguaje:Español (Spanish)
Publicado: Banco de la República 2015
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Acceso en línea:http://repositorio.banrep.gov.co/handle/20.500.12134/6225
Descripción
Sumario:This paper assesses the efficiency of crop and livestock production in Colombia by using a sample of 1,565 households. The study considers households located in different production systems which differ in geography, climate and soil types. These conditio