June 2019, Volume 8, 2, pp 109-117
Effectiveness, Meta-Frontier, Non-Parametric, Production, Healthy rice, Organic agriculture, Cost and benefit.
Ajibefun, A.I., G.E. Battese and A.G. Daramola, 1996. Investigation of factors influencing the technical efficiencies of smallholder croppers in Nigeria. Center for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (CEPA) Working Paper No. 10/96. Department of Econometrics, University of New England, Armidale, Australia.
Bates, M.B. and A.L. Flordeliza, 2010. Factors affecting yield performance of banana farms in Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. Journal of International Society for Southeast Asian Agriculture Science, 16(1): 110-120.
Battese, G.E., S.J. Malik and M.A. Gill, 1996. An investigation of technical inefficiencies of production of wheat farmers in four districts of Pakistan. Journal of Agricultural Economics, 47(1-4): 37-49.Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1477-9552.1996.tb00670.x.
Ben, B.B., 2000. Measurement and explanation of technical efficiency in Missouri hog production. Selected Paper, American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA), Annual Meeting. Tampa, Florida, 30 July – 2 August.
Berger, A.N. and D.B. Humphrey, 1997. Efficiency of financial institutions: International survey and directions for future research. European Journal of Operational Research, 98(2): 175-212.Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0377-2217(96)00342-6.
Cheamuangphan, A., A. Wiboonpongse, Y. Chaovanapoonphol and S. Sriboonchitta, 2013. Factors enhancing production efficiency of farmer households who are members of saving groups in Upper Northern Thailand. The Empirical Econometrics and Quantitative Economics Letters, 2(2): 71-82.
Coelli, T.J. and G.E. Battese, 1996. Identification of factors which influence the technical inefficiency of indian farmers. Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 40(2): 103-128.Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8489.1996.tb00558.x.
Helfand, S.M., 2003. Farm size and determinants of productive efficiency in the Brazilian Center-West. Paper Presented at the 25th International Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economist (IAAE). Durban, South Africa, 16–22 August Leonard Kyei.
Jabbar, M.A. and S. Akter, 2008. Market and other factors affecting farm specific production efficiency in pig production in Vietnam. Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing, 20(3): 29-53.Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/08974430802157606.
Lyubov, A.K. and H.H. Jensen, 1998. Technical efficiency of grain production in Ukraine. Paper Presented at the 1998 American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2–5 August.
Omononona, B., A. Akanbi and O. Egbetokun, 2010. Farmers resource–use and technical efficiency in Cowpea Production In Nigeria. Economic Analysis and Policy, 40(1): 102-110.Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0313-5926(10)50006-7.
Palee, J., 2012. Analysis of technical efficiency of glutinous rice production in Hang Dong District and San Pa Tong District, Chiangmai Province with Stochastic Production Frontier Models. Master of Science. Chiang Mai University.
Saima, A., Z. Hussain and M.H. Sial, 2010. Role of credit on production efficiency of farming sector in Pakistan (a data envelopment analysis). World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 42(6): 1028-1033.
Seyoum, E., G.E. Battese and E. Fleming, 1998. Technical efficiency and productivity of maize producers in eastern Ethiopia: A study of farmers within and outside the Sasakawa-Global 2000 project. Agricultural Economics, 19(3): 341-348.Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0169-5150(98)00037-1.
Stanton, K.R., 2002. Trends in relationship lending and factors affecting relationship lending efficiency. Journal of Banking & Finance, 26(1): 127-152.Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0378-4266(00)00171-0.
Toshiyuki, S., 1999. DEA non-parametric ranking test and index measurement: Slack-adjusted DEA and an application to Japanese agriculture cooperatives. Omega, 27(3): 315-326.Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0305-0483(98)00057-7.
Toshiyuki, S. and G. Mika, 2001. Slack-adjusted DEA for time series analysis: Performance measurement of Japanese electric power generation industry in 1984–1993. European Journal of Operational Research, 133(2): 232-259.Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0377-2217(00)00295-2.