PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH IN THE CARIBBEAN: A MEASURE OF KEY COMPONENTS

Productivity growth is decomposed into two components: technical change and efficiency change. This assesses their relative importance to the international competitiveness of the agricultural sectors of selected Caribbean countries. A nonparametric programming method is employed to compute Malmquist multifactor productivity indexes, which contrasts the innovation of races of these countries. Keywords: Multifactor productivity, Malmquist indexes, Caribbean agriculture, Relative efficiency, Technical efficiency


Issue Date:
1999
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/21532
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21532
Total Pages:
14
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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