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Research Article

Analysis of Economic Efficiency and Farm Size: A Case Study of Wheat Farmers in Nakuru District, Kenya

Table 4

Tobit model estimates for different efficiency measures.

VariableTechnical efficiencyAllocative efficiencyEconomic efficiency
Coefficient-ratioCoefficient-ratioCoefficient-ratio

Farm size0.00(0.06)(1.90)0.01(1.37)
Age of head−0.00(0.10)0.00(0.84)0.00(0.16)
Gender0.01(0.13)−0.00(0.20)−0.00(0.20)
Marital status−0.05(1.25)0.03(1.59)0.00(0.03)
Education(2.36)−0.01(1.51)(2.62)
Main occupation 0.00(0.10)(1.21)0.01(1.39)
Belonging to group−0.01(0.62)0.01(1.37)0.00(0.38)
Distance to extension service(1.77)−0.00(1.46)(2.26)
Distance to certified seed seller−0.00(0.95)−0.00(0.06)0.00(0.95)
Tenure−0.00(0.20)−0.00(0.31)0.00(0.05)
Seed source−0.01(0.81)−0.00(0.25)−0.00(0.16)
Constant(11.45)(26.38)(36.90)
Observations129129129

Absolute value of statistics in parentheses; significant at 10%; significant at 5%; significant at 1%.

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