The extent of resource use inefficiencies in cotton production in Pakistan ’ s Punjab : an application of Data Envelopment Analysis

This paper attempts to identify sources of resource use inefficiency for cotton production in Pakistan’s Punjab. The use of a non-parametric method, Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), is developed to study the relative technical and allocative efficiencies of individual farms which use similar inputs, produce the same product and operate under comparable… (More)