Аграрный вестник Урала № 01 (67) 2010Экономика
INFLUENCE OF THE SIZES OF THE AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISES ON THE PRODUCTION EFFICIENCY (ON THE EXAMPLE OF LENINGRAD REGION).
The article contains the research of influence of size of agricultural enterprises on production efficiency on the base of the Leningrad region's enterprises in 2007. Size of the enterprises is defined by their physical scopes, which are represented by indices of agricultural area and number of workers. The efficiency of production is measured by an integrating index, which equals quotient of sales proceeds and production price. To detect the most effective groups of enterprises was used the method of grouping. For quantitative assessment of scale economy was used Cobb-Douglas production function. The significant positive scale economy of Leningrad region's enterprises was found and the quantitative estimation of the influence of the concrete factors on the production efficiency was made.
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