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Technical efficiency for Colombian small crop and livestock farmers: A stochastic metafrontier approach for different production systems

This paper assesses the efficiency of crop and livestock production in Colombia by using a sample of 1,565 households. The study considers households located in different production systems which differ in geography, climate and soil types. These conditions affect technical efficiency and thus...

Market access, agricultural productivity and selection into trade: evidence from Colombia

 

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How Productive is Rural Infrastructure? Evidence on Some Agricultural Crops in Colombia

This paper evaluates the role of rural infrastructure on the performance of some agricultural crops in Colombia. The study utilizes geo-referenced cross sectional data of four crops, coffee, rice, beans and plantains, collected for the majority of municipalities. Using genetic matching models,...