This book aims to examine and compare the different aspects of agricultural productivity and the sources of its growth in nine socialist countries: Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Yugoslavia, the Soviet Union, and China.
0. Introduction 1. Agricultural Development in Socialist Countries 2. Theory of Productivity and Productivity Indices 3. Metaproduction Function for Socialist Agriculture 4. Changes in Partial and Total Factor Productivity 5. Sources of Agricultural Productivity Changes 6. Prospects for Socialist Agriculture