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Profits, supply and HYV adoption in Bangladesh
The adoption of HYVs (High Yielding Varieties), for increased farm profitability, and the accelerated supply of cereals are important objectives for Bangladesh agriculture. In this paper, we have investigated the manner ...
Microdeterminants of poverty among the farming population in Bangladesh
This paper examines the determinants of poverty among the farming population of Bangladesh by applying a probit model with heteroscedastic structure (hetprobit). The model diagnostic reveals that the choice of hetprobit ...
Whether crop diversification is a desired strategy for agricultural growth in Bangladesh?
This study aimed at examining the merit of crop diversification as a strategy for agricultural growth in Bangladesh. Specifically, the existence of economies of diversification, scale economies and diversification efficiencies ...
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 ...
Impact of land fragmentation and resource ownership on productivity and efficiency: The case of rice producers in Bangladesh
The paper analyzes the impact of land fragmentation and ownership of resources on productivity and technical efficiency in rice production in Bangladesh using farm level survey data. Results reveal that land fragmentation ...
Production efficiency of Jasmine rice producers in Northern and North-eastern Thailand
The paper jointly evaluates the determinants of switching to Jasmine rice and its productivity while allowing for production inefficiency at the level of individual producers. Model diagnostics reveal that serious selection ...