stochastic frontier approach

Profit efficiency analysis of red onions production in Sironko district of Uganda

This study assessed the profit efficiency of red onions smallholder farmers in Sironko district of eastern Uganda. A structured questionnaire was employed to collect data from 216 randomly selected red onion producers. Data analysis was done using descriptive statistics, gross margin, and the Cobb-Douglas type of stochastic profit frontier function model. Results showed that red creole and Afri seed were the only varieties of red onions that were grown in...