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Table 13 Estimates of the models of technology adoption for rice farmers

From: Production risk and adoption of irrigation technology: evidence from small-scale farmers in Chile

Variables Probit on selected sample Modern irrigation = 1
Moments of production distribution
 Mean 0.174 (0.624)
 St. Dev. −0.484 (1.118)
 Skewness −0.0798 (0.267)
Household characteristics
 Gender −0.000576 (0.000825)
 Age −0.202 (0.195)
 Education 0.0312 (0.0416)
 Reside in farm 0.0696 (0.179)
 Dependence −0.00207 (0.00573)
 Capital 0.230* (0.120)
 Land 0.0139 (0.112)
Institutional aspects
 Secure tenure 0.842 (0.525)
 Extension 0.168 (0.187)
 Credit 0.0586 (0.129)
 Participation 0.423*** (0.153)
 N° irrigat (T) −0.000289 (0.000230)
 N° irrigat (M) 0.00799*** (0.00284)
Environmental factors
 Soil quality −0.463 (0.606)
 Rainfall 0.0999 (0.599)
 Constant −3.195 (3.696)
 Observations 1534
  1. Bootstrapped standard errors in parentheses, 1000 replications
  2. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1