Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Can Economic Growth Be Sustained?The Collected Papers of Vernon W. Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Keijiro Otsuka and C. Ford Runge

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199754359

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754359.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 18 September 2019

Agricultural Productivity Differences among Countries

Agricultural Productivity Differences among Countries

Chapter:
(p.37) Chapter 4 Agricultural Productivity Differences among Countries
Source:
Can Economic Growth Be Sustained?
Author(s):

Yujiro Hayami

Vernon W. Ruttan

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754359.003.0004

This chapter demonstrates the approach used by Vernon Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami in their study, which involves the estimation of a cross-country production function of the Cobb-Douglas type for thirty-eight developed and underdeveloped countries. In the estimation, the differences in agricultural output per worker are accounted for by variations in the level of conventional and non-conventional inputs per worker and classified as internal resource accumulation, technical inputs supplied by the non-agriculture sector, and human capital. The independent variables used in the study include labor, land, livestock, fertilizer, machinery, education, and technical manpower.

Keywords:   Vernon Ruttan, Yujiro Hayami, cross-country production function, Cobb-Douglas type, agricultural output, technical inputs, non-agriculture sector, human capital

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .