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Linear goal programming provides a means of formally incorporating the multiple goals of a household into the analysis of farming systems. Using this approach, the set of plans which come as close as possible to achieving a set of desired goals under conditions of land and cash scarcity are derived for a Filipino tenant farmer. A challenge in making LGP models empirically operational is the accurate definition of the goals of the farm household being modelled.

Subject(s): Research Methods/ Statistical Methods

Issue Date: 1980-04

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/23062 Published in: Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 24, Number 1 Page range: 35-45

Total Pages: 11

Record appears in: Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) > Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics





Author: Flinn, John C. ; Jayasuriya, Sisira ; Knight, C. Gregory

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/23062?ln=en







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