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REASSESSING PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH IN AFRICAN AGRICULTURE

Connie Chan-Kang, Philip Pardey (), Stanley Wood (), Johannes Roseboom and Marleen Cremers

No 21600, 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: This paper uses a new panel data set to examine sources of growth in African agriculture. While conventional inputs continue to be the main source of labor productivity growth in Africa, land and labor quality differentials are also significant in explaining observed cross-country productivity patterns.

Keywords: Productivity; Analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 16
Date: 1999
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.21600

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