2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. In this article the authors provide a brief overview of the most commonly used quantitative techniques used to study economic phenomena. The first section presents econometric techniques, the second section presents operations research techniques, the third covers computable general equilibrium, and the fourth deals briefly with application of these techniques to address common problems in agricultural economics research. Interested readers should consult the general references provided below.
Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems
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