THE EFFECT OF DISTORTIONS IN RELATIVE PRICES ON CORN PRODUCTIVITY: A CROSS-COUNTRY STUDY

Pooled data from 14 large corn producing countries for 13 years show that the corn-nitrogen price ratio, as well as physical factors and technology, account for a significant part of corn yield differences among countries. Policies which distort corn and fertilizer prices have a significant effect on corn yields.


Issue Date:
1978-08
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/284175
Language:
English
Total Pages:
15




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