Impact of farmer education on production efficiency: The case of rice farms in Vietnam

Van Hung Vu, Huong Ho, Quoc Hoi Le
2019 Management Science Letters  
This paper examines the production efficiency and its determinants of 3301 rice farms in Vietnam. Our empirical results from data envelopment analysis (DEA) technique show that rice farms perform on average level of efficiency. There are differences in production of each farm related to some demographic factors and educational level. Results from Tobit model indicate that education played an important role in helping farmer improve their efficiency. In addition, policies on increasing the
more » ... ncreasing the cultivation area may also promote the farm efficiency.
doi:10.5267/j.msl.2019.6.002 fatcat:ccve542alzb4fobammxqjvioea