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Efficiency Analysis on Cattle industry in Nicaragua





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生產效率 ; 牛 ; 尼加拉瓜 ; Production Efficiency Measures ; Cattle Industry ; Nicaragua



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This study analyzed the production efficiency on cattle industry in Nicaragua using the input-oriented DEA approach on data obtained from the National Agricultural Census, Central Bank of Nicaragua and the Center for Exports. The analysis covers 7 years in 12 provinces from the country. The DEA analysis revealed that overall efficiency under CRS technology was observed to drop in province Masaya and dropped under CRS and VRS Esteli. These are two cities from different areas, Masaya is from the Pacific while Esteli is from Central part of the country, and they differ in weather, population and closeness to the capital city. The most efficient firm is Chontales. In the pacific area, the province Carazo appears to be the most efficient among the four of them. Nevertheless, we have to notice that in the Central area, there are two efficient provinces: Matagalpa and Boaco.

Topic Category 生物資源暨農學院 > 農業經濟學研究所
生物農學 > 農業
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