Regional Comparisons of Productivity Growth in U.S. Agriculture, 1939-1972

Yao-Chi Lu
1974 unpublished
Several studies indicate that there exist some differences in productivity growth among different regions [1,4,5,9]. Many factors contribute to differences in regional productivity growth. Some of the most important sources of productivity change in agriculture include technological change, the level of education of farmers, weather, aggregate demand for farm commodities, and farm programs. It is hypothesized that the observed differences in regional productivity growth can be attributable to differences in the
doi:10.22004/ag.econ.323785 fatcat:6icsph67efd3xp6wdk3bi2hsse