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Projections and Plan for 1980 (Brussels, 1968). 35 tivity despite acknowledgement by economists of their existence and influence. Newby , taking a sociological view, suggests that incomes are lower in agriculture because of the personal characteristics associated with farmers and workers, coupled with high jobsatisfaction and the constraints imposed by the rural social structure, so that they choose to remain in agriculture. Up to now these explanations have tended to be of an intuitive nature.
A closer inspection of these prescriptions is one key to the trend of studies to return to consideration of the form of competition and degree of concentration in agriculture. J. D, Shaffer ('Changing Orientations of Marketing Research', American journal of Agricultural Economics, val. 50, no. 5, Dec 1968) suggests that in the United States interest is now focused on market institutions and agricultural subsectors. (ii) Methods of marketing. An important feature of some agricultural marketing has been the integration of processes as a means of controlling costs.
J. , who, in 'Capital Labour Substitution and Economic Efficiency', Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 43, no. 3, (1961), attempted to embody technical change into different forms of the production function (see also K. J. Arrow, 'Notes on Production and Transmission of Technical Change', American Economic Review, vol. 59, no 2, and Heathfield ). The major problem in the incorporation of technical change has been identifying changes in the quality of the capital input and its effect on other inputs.
Agricultural Economics and Rural Land-use by M. J. Stabler (auth.)