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Working Papers

2018

  1. Accounting for the Impacts of Changing Configurations in Temperature and Precipitation on U.S. Agricultural Productivity
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Are users of market information efficient? A stochastic production frontier model corrected by sample selection
    2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2017

  1. Are Natural Resource Management Programs Beneficial? Evidence from the POSAF-II case in Nicaragua
    2017 International Congress, August 28-September 1, 2017, Parma, Italy, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Land Consolidation, Productivity and Technical Efficiency: Evidence from a Cross Section of Farm Households in China
    2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2016

  1. Climatic Variability and Irrigation Water Efficiency in the United States: An Empirical Assessment of the 1987-2012 Period
    2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Massachusetts, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Impact Evaluation of the Brazilian crop insurance public program “Proagro Mais”
    2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Massachusetts, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  3. Measuring agricultural water productivity using a partial factor productivity approach
    2016 Fifth International Conference, September 23-26, 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads
  4. Production efficiency and commercialization channels among small-scale farmers: Evidence for raspberry production in Central Chile
    2016 Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2016, San Antonio, Texas, Southern Agricultural Economics Association Downloads
  5. THE SUSTAINABILITY OF FARMER-LED MULTIPLICATION AND DISSEMINATION OF HIGH-YIELD AND DISEASE RESISTANT GROUNDNUT VARIETIES
    Zwick Center Research Reports, University of Connecticut, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy Downloads
  6. THE SUSTAINABILITY OF PROJECT OUTCOMES FROM FARMER-LED DISSEMINATION OF HIGH-YIELDING GROUNDNUT ROSETTE DISEASE RESISTANT GROUNDNUT VARIETIES
    2016 Fifth International Conference, September 23-26, 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads
  7. The Farm Size-Productivity Relationship: A Conceptual Review with Empirical Evidence from three African Countries
    2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Massachusetts, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2015

  1. Adaptation and Adoption of Improved Seeds through Extension: Evidence from Farmer-Led Groundnut Multiplication in Uganda
    2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Agricultural Productivity Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC): An analysis of Climatic Effects, Convergence, and Catch-up
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. Agricultural Productivity Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean and Other World Regions: An Analysis of Climatic Effects, Convergence and Catch-up
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy (2015) Downloads
  4. Water and Farm Efficiency: Insights from the Frontier Literature
    2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. A Bayesian Approach to Analyzing the Economic Costs of Environmental Regulation in U.S. Dairy Farming
    Working Papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy Downloads View citations (1)
  2. FROM COLD TO HOT: A PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF CLIMATIC EFFECTS ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF WISCONSIN DAIRY FARMS
    2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2013

  1. An Economic Analysis of Wine Grape Production in the State of Connecticut
    Outreach Reports, University of Connecticut, *Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy Downloads
    Also in Outreach Reports, University of Connecticut, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy (2013) Downloads
  2. Groundnut Production and Climatic Variability: Evidence from Uganda
    Working Papers, University of Connecticut, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Paper series, University of Connecticut, Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Productivity Gaps Among Smallholder Groundnut Farmers: A Comparative Analysis for Uganda and Kenya
    2013 Fourth International Conference, September 22-25, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads
  4. The Cost of Producing Milk in Connecticut: An Overview
    Outreach Reports, University of Connecticut, *Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy Downloads
    Also in Outreach Reports, University of Connecticut, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy (2013) Downloads

2012

  1. Natural Resource Conservation and Technical Efficiency from Small-scale Farmers in Central Chile
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  2. Productivity and Subsidies in the European Union: An Analysis for Dairy Farms Using Input Distance Frontiers
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (7)
  3. THE ANNUAL COST OF PRODUCING MILK IN CONNECTICUT: ESTIMATES FOR 2011
    Zwick Center Research Reports, University of Connecticut, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Total Factor Productivity Change in Dairy Production in Southern Chile: Is Farm Size Significant?
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2011

  1. AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY AND OFF-FARM LABOR DECISIONS BY HEADS AND SPOUSES IN NICARAGUA: A SEMIPARAMETRIC ANALYSIS USING PANEL DATA
    ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association Downloads
  2. Adoption of Soil Conservation Technologies in El Salvador: A Cross-Section and Over-Time Analysis
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  3. On-Site Costs and Benefits of Soil Conservation Among Hillside Farmers in El Salvador
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Output Diversification among Small-Scale Hillside Farmers in El Salvador
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads
  5. Productivity and Subsidies in European Union Countries: An Analysis for Dairy Farms Using Input Distance Frontiers
    2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (11)

2010

  1. A Farm Level Analysis of the Economic Impact of the MARENA Program in Honduras
    2010 Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2010, Orlando, Florida, Southern Agricultural Economics Association Downloads

2006

  1. Soil Conservation and Technical Efficiency Among Hillside Farmers in Central America: A Switching Regression Model
    Efficiency Series Papers, University of Oviedo, Department of Economics, Oviedo Efficiency Group (OEG) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2007)
  2. THE EFFECT OF SOIL CONSERVATION ON TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY: EVIDENCE FROM CENTRAL AMERICA
    2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  3. Technical Efficiency and Adoption of Soil Conservation in El Salvador and Honduras
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Technical Efficiency in Farming: A Meta-regression analysis
    Efficiency Series Papers, University of Oviedo, Department of Economics, Oviedo Efficiency Group (OEG) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Productivity Analysis (2007)

2004

  1. FARM BENEFITS AND NATURAL RESOURCE PROJECTS IN HONDURAS AND EL SALVADOR
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2003

  1. AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY AND SUSTAINABILITY: EVIDENCE FROM LOW INPUT FARMING IN ARGENTINA
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  2. RATES OF RETURN TO PRIVATE AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION: EVIDENCE FROM TWO FARM MANAGEMENT CENTERS IN EL SALVADOR
    2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2002

  1. A Meta-Analysis of Technical Efficiency in Farming: A Multi-Country Perspective
    13th Congress, Wageningen, The Netherlands, July 7-12, 2002, International Farm Management Association Downloads

1996

  1. Technical efficiency measures for dairy farms using panel data: a comparison of alternative model specifications
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (53)

1995

  1. An econometric decomposition of dairy output growth
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (1995)

1993

  1. Factor Substitution in Dairy Farming: A Comparison of Allen and Morishima Elasticities
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

1992

  1. Effect of Imports on US Prices for Fresh Apples
    1992 Occasional Paper Series No. 6, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

1990

  1. Fixed Effects and Stochastic Frontier Estimates of Firm-Level Technical Efficiency
    1990 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Vancouver, Canada, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

1989

  1. Determinants of Rural-to-Urban Labour Movements in Mexico: Household Perspective
    1989 Occasional Paper Series No. 5, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

1987

  1. TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY MEASURES FOR NEW ENGLAND DAIRY FARMS BASED ON A DETERMINISTIC STATISTICAL PRODUCTION FRONTIER
    1987 Annual Meeting, August 2-5, East Lansing, Michigan, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

1985

  1. ESTIMATES OF COBB-DOUGLAS AND TRANSLOG PRODUCTION FUNCTIONS FOR MILK
    1985 Annual Meeting, August 4-7, Ames, Iowa, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

1984

  1. PRELIMINARY ESTIMATES OF ECONOMIES OF SIZE IN VEGETABLE PRODUCTION
    1984 Annual Meeting, August 5-8, Ithaca, New York, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  2. TAX POLICY AND INVARIANT ASSET VALUATIONS UNDER INFLATION
    1984 Annual Meeting, August 5-8, Ithaca, New York, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

1981

  1. IMPACT OF SELECTED FEDERAL TAX PROVISIONS ON THE GROWTH OF TWO CASH-GRAIN FARMS DIFFERING IN SIZE
    1981 Annual Meeting, July 26-29, Clemson, South Carolina, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

1980

  1. E,V FRONTIER ANALYSIS USING TOTAL AND RANDOM VARIANCE AS MEASURES OF RISK
    1980 Annual Meeting, July 27-30, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Adoption of High-Yielding Groundnut Varieties: The Sustainability of a Farmer-Led Multiplication-Dissemination Program in Eastern Uganda
    Sustainability, 2018, 10, (5), 1-21 Downloads
  2. The impact of agri-business skills training in Zimbabwe: an evaluation of the Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE) programme
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2018, 10, (3), 373-391 Downloads

2017

  1. Agricultural productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean in the presence of unobserved heterogeneity and climatic effects
    Climatic Change, 2017, 143, (3), 445-460 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Assessing the sensitivity of matching algorithms: The case of a natural resource management programme in Honduras
    Studies in Agricultural Economics, 2017, 119, (2) Downloads
  3. Natural Resource Management and Household Well-being: The Case of POSAF-II in Nicaragua
    World Development, 2017, 99, (C), 42-59 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Productivity effects and natural resource management: econometric evidence from POSAF‐II in Nicaragua
    Natural Resources Forum, 2017, 41, (4), 220-233 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Subsidies and Technical Efficiency in Agriculture: Evidence from European Dairy Farms
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2017, 99, (3), 783-799 Downloads View citations (20)
  6. Technical Efficiency and Marketing Channels Among Small-Scale Farmers: Evidence for Raspberry Production in Chile
    International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 2017, 21, (3) Downloads
  7. The Impact of Climatic Change Adaptation on Agricultural Productivity in Central Chile: A Stochastic Production Frontier Approach
    Sustainability, 2017, 9, (9), 1-16 Downloads View citations (3)

2016

  1. Alternative Policies to Address Emissions in U.S. Dairy Farming
    Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues, 2016, 31, (4), 7 Downloads
  2. CLIMATE CHANGE AND LAND USE IN SOUTHEASTERN U.S.: DID THE “DUMB FARMER” GET IT WRONG?
    Climate Change Economics (CCE), 2016, 07, (03), 1-35 Downloads
  3. Productivity gaps among groundnut farmers in Kenya and Uganda: A stochastic production frontier analysis
    African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2016, 11, (2), 16 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Good and the Bad: Environmental Efficiency in Northeastern U.S. Dairy Farming
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 2016, 45, (01), 22-43 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Modern Rice Technologies and Productivity in the Philippines: Disentangling Technology from Managerial Gaps
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2015, 66, (1), 129-154 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. The Economic Costs of Environmental Regulation in U.S. Dairy Farming: A Directional Distance Function Approach
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2015, 97, (4), 1087-1106 Downloads View citations (9)

2014

  1. Effects of social network factors on information acquisition and adoption of improved groundnut varieties: the case of Uganda and Kenya
    Agriculture and Human Values, 2014, 31, (3), 339-353 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Stochastic frontiers, productivity effects and development projects
    Economics and Business Letters, 2014, 3, (1), 51-58 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The adoption of agriculturalinputs by samllholder farmers: the case of an improved groundnut seed and chemical fertilizer in the Senegalese groundnut basin
    Journal of Developing Areas, 2014, 48, (1), 61-82 Downloads
  4. The impact of high value markets on smallholder productivity in the Ecuadorean Sierra: A Stochastic Production Frontier approach correcting for selectivity bias
    Food Policy, 2014, 44, (C), 237-247 Downloads View citations (10)

2013

  1. Dairy productivity and climatic conditions: econometric evidence from South-eastern United States
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2013, 57, (1), 123-140 Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2013, 57, (1), 18 (2013) Downloads View citations (5)

2012

  1. Adoption of water conservation practices: A socioeconomic analysis of small-scale farmers in Central Chile
    Agricultural Systems, 2012, 110, (C), 54-62 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Technical efficiency analysis correcting for biases from observed and unobserved variables: an application to a natural resource management project
    Empirical Economics, 2012, 43, (1), 55-72 Downloads View citations (22)

2011

  1. Adoption of chemical fertilizer by smallholder farmers in the peanut basin of Senegal
    African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2011, 06, (1), 17 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Economic Impact of Marena’s Investments on Sustainable Agricultural Systems in Honduras
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2011, 62, (2), 429-448 View citations (15)

2010

  1. Technical efficiency and metatechnology ratios for dairy farms in three southern cone countries: a stochastic meta-frontier model
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2010, 33, (1), 33-45 Downloads View citations (30)

2009

  1. Adopción de prácticas de conservación de suelos, en la pequeña agricultura de Chile Central
    Economi­a Agraria (Revista Economia Agraria), 2009, 13, 12 Downloads
  2. Technical Efficiency among Peasant Farmers Participating in Natural Resource Management Programmes in Central America
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 60, (1), 202-219 Downloads View citations (26)

2007

  1. Soil conservation and technical efficiency among hillside farmers in Central America: a switching regression model
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2007, 51, (4), 20 Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2007, 51, (4), 491-510 (2007) Downloads View citations (23)

    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Technical efficiency in farming: a meta-regression analysis
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2007, 27, (1), 57-72 Downloads View citations (138)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. Multi-output Technical Efficiency for Argentinean Dairy Farms Using Stochastic Production and Stochastic Distance Frontiers with Unbalanced Panel Data
    Economi­a Agraria (Revista Economia Agraria), 2006, 10, 10 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The impact of soil conservation and output diversification on farm income in Central American hillside farming
    Agricultural Economics, 2006, 35, (3), 267-276 Downloads View citations (19)

2004

  1. An Economic Analysis of Agricultural Production in Senegal: A Case Study of the Thiès and Diourbel Regions
    Journal of Developing Societies, 2004, 20, (1-2), 3-19 Downloads
  2. Productividad total de los factores en la agricultura chilena: 1961-1996
    Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales, 2004, 04, (08), 12 Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Research, Extension, and Information: Key Inputs in Agricultural Productivity Growth
    The Pakistan Development Review, 2002, 41, (4), 443-473 Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. Technical efficiency in developing country agriculture: a meta-analysis
    Agricultural Economics, 2001, 25, (2-3), 235-243 Downloads View citations (77)

1998

  1. A Growth Accounting Analysis of Cost Efficiency in Milk Production for Six Northern States in the United States
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1998, 46, (3), 287-296 Downloads

1995

  1. An Econometric Decomposition of Dairy Output Growth
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1995, 77, (4), 914-921 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1994

  1. Efficiency in agricultural production: The case of peasant farmers in eastern Paraguay
    Agricultural Economics, 1994, 10, (1), 27-37 Downloads View citations (93)

1993

  1. EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRY AGRICULTURE: A REVIEW OF THE FRONTIER FUNCTION LITERATURE
    Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 1993, 22, (1), 14 Downloads View citations (102)
    Also in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 1993, 22, (01), 88-101 (1993) Downloads View citations (90)

1992

  1. Financial performance of New England dairy farms
    Agribusiness, 1992, 8, (1), 47-56 View citations (5)

1991

  1. Dairy Farm Efficiency Measurement Using Stochastic Frontiers and Neoclassical Duality
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1991, 73, (2), 421-428 Downloads View citations (29)

1990

  1. ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTION FRONTIER METHODOLOGIES AND DAIRY FARM EFFICIENCY
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1990, 41, (2), 215-226 Downloads View citations (31)

1988

  1. Socioeconomic and Technical Characteristics of New England Dairy Cooperative Members and Nonmembers
    Journal of Agricultural Cooperation, 1988, 03, 16 Downloads View citations (3)

1986

  1. A LINEAR PROGRAMMING ANALYSIS OF ECONOMIES OF SIZE AND PROFITABILITY IN VEGETABLE PRODUCTION
    Northeastern Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1986, 15, (2), 9 Downloads
  2. Technical Efficiency Measures for Dairy Farms Based on a Probabilistic Frontler Function Model
    Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, 1986, 34, (3), 399-415 Downloads View citations (8)

1983

  1. A Capital Budgeting Analysis of Electricity Generation on Egg Farms
    Journal of the Northeastern Agricultural Economics Council, 1983, 12, (1), 8 Downloads
  2. Distortions Imposed By Inflation on Historical-Cost Depreciation
    Journal of the Northeastern Agricultural Economics Council, 1983, 12, (1), 8 Downloads
  3. Non-Parametric Measures of Technical Efficiency in Milk Production
    Journal of the Northeastern Agricultural Economics Council, 1983, 12, (2), 8 Downloads View citations (1)

1981

  1. Economic Evaluation of Biogas-to-Electricity Systems on Cage Layer Operations
    Journal of the Northeastern Agricultural Economics Council, 1981, 10, (2), 6 Downloads
 
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