Competitiveness, Productivity and Efficiency in the Agricultural and Agri-Food Sectors
Laure Latruffe ()
No 30, OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers from OECD Publishing
This report reviews the literature on competitiveness, productivity and efficiency in the agricultural and agri-food sectors. It clarifies concepts and terminology used in this area, and provides a critical assessment of approaches and indicators used in the literature to measure competitiveness, productivity and efficiency at sectoral and farm levels. It also discusses recent findings on productivity growth, changes in relative competitiveness between sub-sectors and countries, and determinants of competitiveness, in addition to identifying the major knowledge gaps. This report suggests that more attention should be paid to the agri-food sector, non-price factors of competitiveness, and the impact of government intervention on competitiveness.
Keywords: agri-food sector; agriculture; comparative advantage; competitiveness indicators; determinants of competitiveness; domestic resource costs; farm productivity; productivity growth (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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