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International Journal of Agricultural Research
  Year: 2008 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 325-330
DOI: 10.3923/ijar.2008.325.330
Determining the Factors Affecting Efficiency Scores in Agriculture
Goksel Armagan

Abstract:
The determination of factors affecting efficiency level is important as well as the measurement efficiency. This study aims determining the extent by which conventional dummy variables such as age, education and experience can explain efficiency level, with logistic regression model in agricultural enterprises. Thus, efficiency scores of enterprises was calculated by using data envelopment analysis, as a first stage. Dependent variable is generally integrated to the analysis in binary form in the logistic regression model which is widely used. In an alternative use of the logistic regression model, the dependent variable is continuous, but this alternative offers limited range. The findings indicate that conventional dummy variables such as age, education and experience are not significant, but type of enterprise for all efficiency levels and scale of enterprise for only total efficiency level was found to be significant factors in explaining efficiency level in this case study.

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How to cite this article:

Goksel Armagan , 2008. Determining the Factors Affecting Efficiency Scores in Agriculture. International Journal of Agricultural Research, 3: 325-330.

DOI: 10.3923/ijar.2008.325.330

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ijar.2008.325.330

 
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