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Resource use efficiency under self-selectivity: The case of Bangladeshi rice producers
The paper jointly evaluates the determinants of switching to modern rice and its productivity while allowing for production inefficiency at the level of individual producers. Model diagnostics reveal that serious selection ...
Women's employment in Bangladesh agriculture: Composition, determinants and scope
Gender composition of labour use and factors determining demand and supply of female labour in crop production is examined using survey data from 14 villages in two agro-ecological regions of Bangladesh. The share of women ...
A holistic approach to the evaluation of socio-economic and environmental impacts of technological change in agriculture: an application in Bangladesh
(Edward Elgar Publishers, 2000-07-03)
Farm productivity and efficiency in rural Bangladesh: The role of education revisited
This article reassesses the debate over the role of education in farm production in Bangladesh using a large dataset on rice producing households from 141 villages. Average and stochastic production frontier functions are ...
Pesticide consumption and productivity and the potential of IPM in Bangladesh.
The paper analyses trends in consumption, productivity and the determinants of pesticide use in Bangladesh over a 33 year period (1977-2009), including a discussion on the scope to expand Integrated Pest Management (IPM) ...
Energy productivity and efficiency of maize accounting for the choice of growing season and environmental factors: An empirical analysis from Bangladesh
The paper evaluates sustainability of maize cultivation in Bangladesh in terms of energy use while taking into account factors affecting choice of the growing season and farmers' production environment using a sample ...