Total factor productivity and its components for sheep and goat farms in 37 Southern European regions (2004-2012)

  1. Cristina Hidalgo González 1
  2. María del Pilar Rodríguez Fernández 1
  1. 1 Universidad de León
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    Universidad de León

    León, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02tzt0b78

Journal:
Economía agraria y recursos naturales

ISSN: 1578-0732 2174-7350

Year of publication: 2017

Volume: 17

Issue: 2

Pages: 5-27

Type: Article

More publications in: Economía agraria y recursos naturales

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  • Year 2017
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  • Year 2017
  • Journal Impact: 0.300
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Abstract

The decline of Southern Europe’s traditional sheep- and goat-farming systems creates a need for studies on the economic determinants that underlie their production processes. Using data from the FADN, we built a panel of 37 regions from 5 countries over an 8-year period (2004–2012). A Cobb-Douglas was specified and a stochastic frontier production was estimated. Total Factor Productivity (TFP) and its components were calculated. The farms have had sustained, positive development of TFP since 2008, with a significant correlation with the labour factor of production. We detected moderate technical progress change, which was accompanied by decreasing efficiency.

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