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Total factor productivity in food industries of Iran


Ahmad Afrooz, and Abdul Rahim, Khalid and Mohd Noor, Zaleha and Lee, Chin (2011) Total factor productivity in food industries of Iran. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 3 (1). pp. 84-91. ISSN 1916-971X; ESSN: 1916-9728


Considering to Importance of Food Industries ( Priority of the Non-oil Exports in Foreign Trade, respond to Nutrition of population and Prevention of Wastage) This paper examine the levels of labor, total productivity and technical changes in food industries and compare with total industries of Iran over the 1971-2006 period. The results show that labor productivity and total factor productivity in food industries were lower than average total industries over the period. Also the estimation of technical changes show that measure of technical change in food industries was 0.09 percent while for total industries was 0.16 percent over the period.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.5539/ijef.v3n1p84
Publisher: Canadian Center of Science and Education
Keywords: Labor productivity; Total factor productivity (TFP); Technical changes
Depositing User: Azana Abd Hadi
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2015 04:15
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2016 07:06
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/22744
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