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Application of a double bootstrap to investigation of determinants of technical efficiency of farms in Central Europe

Latruffe, L., Davidova, S. and Balcombe, K. (2005) Application of a double bootstrap to investigation of determinants of technical efficiency of farms in Central Europe. In: Conference on Myths and Reality of Productivity Miracles and Failures in Transitional Economies, Kyiv, UKRAINE, pp. 183-191.

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1007/s11123-007-0074-2

Abstract/Summary

The paper provides one of the first applications of the double bootstrap procedure (Simar and Wilson 2007) in a two-stage estimation of the effect of environmental variables on non-parametric estimates of technical efficiency. This procedure enables consistent inference within models explaining efficiency scores, while simultaneously producing standard errors and confidence intervals for these efficiency scores. The application is to 88 livestock and 256 crop farms in the Czech Republic, split into individual and corporate.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Agriculture, Policy and Development
ID Code:8810
Uncontrolled Keywords:double bootstrap, DEA, truncated maximum likelihood, individual farms, corporate farms, Czech Republic

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