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Production and Input-use Efficiency in the Sawmilling Industry of Peninsular Malaysia


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Othman, Mohd Shahwahid (1985) Production and Input-use Efficiency in the Sawmilling Industry of Peninsular Malaysia. Pertanika, 8 (2). pp. 203-213.

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Production functions for the sawmilling industry in three states of Peninsular Malaysia are estimated. Sawntimber output is regressed with gross capital and labour as independent variables. The returns to scale underlying the sawmilling industry are estimated. The findings of this study do provide useful indications on efficiency of input utilisation, subject to potential sources of bias noted in the paper.


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Item Type: Article
Keywords: Production function, returns to scale, input-use efficiency
Depositing User: Nur Izzati Mohd Zaki
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2009 00:39
Last Modified: 27 May 2013 07:01
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/2502
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