ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Farm Size, Productivity and Returns to Scale

It is suggested in this paper that Indian agriculture is characterised by constant returns to scale. With returns to scale constant, the explanation for variations in productivity per acre as farm size changes lies in the level of various inputs associated with farm size. The higher output per acre in smaller farms is really a function of the higher input of labour.

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