Thomas Glauben

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Copyright 2002 by Bernhard Brummer, Thomas Glauben and Wencong C. Lu. All rights reserved. Readers may make verbatim copies of this document for non-commercial purposes by any means, provided that this copyright notice appears on all such copies. Abstract Agricultural policy reform has been an important source of change in the Chinese agricultural sector.(More)
The increasing incidence of nutrition-related chronic diseases worldwide has raised people's awareness of dietary quality. Most existing studies on the topic of changing nutrition patterns measure dietary quality by single macronutrient indicators or anthropometric outcomes. However, such an approach is often too narrow to provide a picture of overall(More)
The study is devoted to the measurement of productivity and efficiency change in Chinese farming sector over the reform process in the 1980s and 1990s. Within an output distance function framework, an index of total factor productivity is decomposed into technical and allocative efficiency, technical change, and scale effects. We estimate a parametric(More)
The responsibility for the content lies solely with the author(s). Comments and critique are highly appreciated. Abstract The study is devoted to the measurement of productivity and efficiency change in Chinese farming sector over the reform process in the 1980s and 1990s. Within an output distance function framework, an index of total factor productivity(More)
By analyzing the Russian demand for medical care, we aim to highlight the practical relevance of Grossman’s health investment model, one of the most important developments in health economic theory. We refer to the often-criticized inconsistencies between the health investment model’s theoretical implications and its empirical results. While the theoretical(More)
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