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Irrigation Practices, Water Effectiveness and Productivity Measurement

Konstantinos Chatzimichael (), Dimitris Christopoulos (), Spiro Stefanou () and Vangelis Tzouvelekas

No 1702, Working Papers from University of Crete, Department of Economics

Abstract: This paper develops a consistent theoretical framework for measuring irrigation water effectiveness and its impact on productivity growth rates by assuming a smooth transition process from traditional to modern irrigation technologies among individual farmers.

Keywords: irrigation technology adoption and diffusion; irrigation effectiveness; productivity growth; translog-transition model; greenhouse farms (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C41 O16 O33 Q25 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 35 pages
Date: 2017-07-08
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