Labour productivity as a factor of sustainable economic development of the CR agriculture

https://doi.org/10.17221/5288-AGRICECONCitation:Bervidová L. (2002): Labour productivity as a factor of sustainable economic development of the CR agriculture. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 48: 55-60.
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A basic presumption of sustainable economic development of every branch is an efficient use of production factors. As a decisive production factor, it is possible to consider labour which actives other production. In such a way, labour creates sources for reproduction and improvement of other production factors; i.e. it creates sources for sustainable economic development. Efficiency of labour use as a production factor is generally evaluated by the level of labour productivity. To express its level, various indicators are used. Using the indicator of gross agricultural production per one worker, labour productivity grows, even with the decrease of production. The growth factor is there the decreasing number of workers. Using the indicator of value added per one worker, resp. per 1 CZK of labour costs, labour productivity decreases. Market factor lowers labour productivity on both input and output sides. The contribution issues from solving of the institutional research intention CEZ: J03/98: 411100013 “Efficient integration of Czech agrarian sector into the frame of European structures – presumption of sustainable development”.
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