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Productivity growth and technology capital in the global agricultural economy.
The chapters of this volume have presented some of the latest and most comprehensive assessments of productivity growth for agriculture in various countries and regions of the world. As reviewed inExpand
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Adoption of Agricultural Production Practices: Lessons Learned from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Area Studies Project
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Area Studies Project was designed to characterize the extent of adoption of nutrient, pest, soil, and water management practices and to assess the factors thatExpand
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Research Investments and Market Structure in the Food Processing, Agricultural Input, and Biofuel Industries Worldwide
Meeting growing global demand for food, fiber, and biofuel requires robust investment in agricultural research and development (R&D) from both public and private sectors. This study examines globalExpand
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Is a slowdown in agricultural productivity growth contributing to the rise in commodity prices
A slowdown in the rate of agricultural productivity growth is thought by many observers to be contributing to the recent rise in agricultural prices. In this article I decompose sources of outputExpand
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Economic and Environmental Implications of Soil Nitrogen Testing: A Switching-Regression Analysis
A simultaneous equations, or "switching-regression," model is developed to assess the impact of soil nitrogen (N) testing on N fertilizer use, crop yields, and net returns in corn growing areas ofExpand
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Agricultural Research and Development: Public and Private Investments Under Alternative Markets and Institutions
mpirical studies indicate high economic returns from the public's investment in agricultural research. Yet, even as society is placing broader demands on the research system, taxpayer support forExpand
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Resources, Policies, and Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains low and is falling farther behind other regions of the world. Although agricultural output growth in the region has accelerated since theExpand
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U.S. Agriculture and Climate Change: New Results
We examined the impacts on U.S. agriculture of transient climate change assimulated by 2 global general circulation models focusing on the decades ofthe 2030s and 2090s. We examined historical shiftsExpand
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Productivity Growth in Agriculture: An International Perspective
1. Introduction to Productivity Growth in Agriculture Part I: Agricultural Productivity in Developed and Transition Countries 2. Accounting for the Impact of Local Public Goods in U.S. AgriculturalExpand
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