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Impact of environmental production conditions on productivity and efficiency: a case study of wheat farmers in Bangladesh.
Environmental conditions significantly affect production, but are often ignored in studies analysing productivity and efficiency leading to biased results. In this study, we examine the influence of selected environmental ...
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 ...
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 ...
Complexity in simple tasks: A qualitative analysis of GPs’ completion of long-term incapacity forms
To explore the factors influencing the completion of the IB113 form for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), as an exemplar of how general practitioners (GPs) manage and report patient information to external bodies. ...
A guide to medication review
(National Prescribing Centre, 2008-06-30)
Ocular morbidity among children studying in private schools of Kathmandu valley: A prospective cross sectional study.
A prospective cross sectional study of students of two private schools was done and students were screened in detail. A total of 1816 students aged 5 to 16 years were evaluated, out of which 52.8% were males and 47.2 % ...
Change in refractive status of the patients undergoing phacoemulsification surgery.
This study was carried out with the objective of finding refractive status of patients undergoing phacoemulsification surgery for cataract extraction. Success of cataract surgery can be quantified with the improvement in ...