2013

Efficiency Measures in the Agricultural Sector

With Applications

ISBN: 978-94-007-5738-7 (Print) 978-94-007-5739-4 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Efficiency Measures and Methods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      Efficiency Measures in the Agricultural Sector: The Beginning

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      Pages 13-35

      Review of Frontier Models and Efficiency Analysis: A Parametric Approach

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      Pages 37-50

      Introduction to Data Envelopment Analysis

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      Pages 51-70

      Superefficiency and Multiplier Adjustment in Data Envelopment Analysis

  3. FARM EFFICIENCY APPPLICATIOINS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-81

      An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) in Azores Dairy Farms

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      Pages 83-91

      Animal Grazing System Efficiency

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      Pages 93-106

      Technical Efficiency of the Spanish Dairy Processing Industry: Do Size and Exporting Matter?

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      Pages 107-116

      Inefficiency in Animal Production: A Parametric Approach

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      Pages 117-136

      Azorean Agriculture Efficiency by PAR

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      Pages 137-156

      Sustainable Tourism and Agriculture Multifunctionality by PAR: A Variable Selection Approach

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      Pages 157-166

      The Importance of Subsidies in Azorean Dairy Farms’ Efficiency

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      Pages 167-189

      Multi-output Technical Efficiency in the Olive Oil Industry and Its Relation to the Form of Business Organisation

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      Pages 191-193

      Efficiency Assessment: Final Remarks

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 195-197