Factors determining TFP changes in Czech agriculture
L. Cechura, Z. Kroupova, T. Rudinskayahttps://doi.org/10.17221/14/2015-AGRICECONCitation:Cechura L., Kroupova Z., Rudinskaya T. (2015): Factors determining TFP changes in Czech agriculture. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 61: 543-551.
The paper deals with an analysis of the factors determining changes in the total factor productivity (TFP) in Czech agriculture. The study focuses on three important sectors – cereals, dairy and pork – and assesses the period after the accession of the Czech Republic to the EU (2004–2011). Firstly, the multiple output distance function models were estimated. Secondly, the TFP was calculated and decomposed into scale efficiency (SE), management component (MAN), technological change (TCH) and technical efficiency (TE). The results show that the TFP development was significantly determined by the TCH in each sector.Keywords:fixed management model, output distance function, technical efficiency, total factor productivityReferences:
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