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Non-Parametric Analysis of Technical Efficiency: Factors Affecting Efficiency of West Java Rice Farms

František Brázdik

CERGE-EI Working Papers from The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague

Abstract: The objectives of this analysis are to evaluate the technical and scale efficiency of rice farms in West Java and to identify determinants affecting farms’ efficiency. Further, the farm size–productivity relation is investigated. Data Envelopment Analysis is used to estimate technical efficiency scores. Additionally, Tobit regression is used to explain the variation in the efficiency scores related to farm-specific factors. I conclude that farm size is one of the most important factors of farm’s technical efficiency and that high land fragmentation was the main source of the technical inefficiency during the final period of the intensification era, known as the Green Revolution.

Keywords: Rice farms; data envelopment analysis. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C23 C50 N55 O38 Q11 Q15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2006-01
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