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Five Decades of Productivity and Efficiency Changes in World Agriculture (1969–2013)
(MDPI AG, 2020-06-03)
<jats:p>The present study applied the Färe–Primont index approach to estimate the total factor productivity (TFP) growth of world agriculture, covering the period 1969–2013. Overall, the world agricultural TFP grew at a ...
Measurement of Systemic Risk in Global Financial Markets and Its Application in Forecasting Trading Decisions
(MDPI AG, 2020-05-14)
<jats:p>The global financial crisis in 2008 spurred the need to study systemic risk in financial markets, which is of interest to both academics and practitioners alike. We first aimed to measure and forecast systemic risk ...
Economic Contributions of Mega-Dam Infrastructure as Perceived by Local and Displaced Communities: A Case Study of Merowe Dam, Sudan
(MDPI AG, 2020-06-12)
<jats:p> Investigations on the socioeconomic impacts of mega-dam projects have tended to focus on conventional cost–benefit analysis, while studies exploring perceptions of local communities, who are some of the prime ...
Sources of Total-Factor Productivity and Efficiency Changes in China’s Agriculture
(MDPI AG, 2020-07-08)
<jats:p>The core of agricultural development depends on agricultural production efficiency improvement, and total-factor productivity growth is its significant embodiment. Hence, it is essential to address the question of ...
Agricultural Productivity Growth and Its Determinants in South and Southeast Asian Countries
(MDPI AG, 2020-06-18)
<jats:p>Improving agricultural productivity is a priority concern in promoting the sustainable development of agriculture in developing countries. In this study, we first apply stochastic frontier analysis (SFA) to analyze ...
Sustaining Rice Productivity, Soil Fertility, and Income from Prawn-Rice Joint Culture in the Gher System in Banglade
(Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), 2020-12-01)
<jats:p>This paper examines the long-term impacts of the joint prawn-rice gher farming system on agricultural and household incomes, soil fertility, and productivity of modern variety (MV) rice in southwestern Bangladesh, ...