RESOURCE USE EFFICIENCY OF DUTCH DAIRY FARMS; A PARAMETRIC DISTANCE FUNCTION APPROACH

An output distance function is estimated using a panel of Dutch dairy farms. Nitrogen surplus is treated as a bad output. In contrast to assumptions made in the literature the good and the bad output turn out to be negatively related. Using this result, we define and calculate sustainable efficiency.


Issue Date:
1998
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21022
Total Pages:
15
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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