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Co-operatives in Japan

the must of the indivisible inputs such as a pair of bullocks and, by absorbing their services fully, keeps the short-run average cost lower than it would be with less than full utilisation of the individual resources''. Khusro's conclusion, after a good deal of .sifting of farm management data, is that, with the present technology which is still dominated by the use of bullock power ami with a view to focusing on tomorrow's norms, the dividing line between incentives and disincentives and between efficiency and disability may be taker to be 5 acres. As such, a very large proportion of cultivated area is free iron difficulties of size though a large proportion of holdings is subject to such difficulties. The conclusion, in itself is not very startling; it has been known. The significance of Khusro's work lies in quantifying what has been largely an unqualified area.

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