Sources of Differences in Agricultural Productivity Growth among Socialist Countries

  • Lung-Fai Wong
  • Vernon W. Ruttan
Part of the Studies in Productivity Analysis book series (SPAN, volume 9)


Ever since the emergence of collectivization, the efficiency of agriculture of centrally planned economies (CPE) has been of great interest to economists. The recent increase of food purchases by socialist countries in the international market has renewed this interest. In particular, the production efficiency of socialist agriculture has drawn the concern of economists, their conclusions, however, are mixed.


Agricultural Research Labor Productivity Eastern European Country Principal Component Regression Land Productivity 
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  • Lung-Fai Wong
  • Vernon W. Ruttan

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