Multifunctionality of Agriculture in Malaysia

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MULTIFUNTIONALITY OF AGRICULTURE IN MALAYSIA

MULTIFUNCTIONALITY OF AGRICULTURE IN MALAYSIA BY MOHD FARID BIN JAAFAR NG ONG KAI CHUAN TEOH KAI XUAN A research project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS (HONS) FINANCIAL ECONOMICS UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN FACULTY OF ACCOUNTANCY AND MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SEPTEMBER 2009

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Copyright @ 2009 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. No art of this paper may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, graphic, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, scanning, or otherwise, without the prior consent of the authors.

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DECLARATION

We hereby declare that: 1. This UBEZ 3026 Undergraduate Project is the end result of our own work and that due acknowledgement has been given in the references to ALL sources of information be they printed, electronic, or personal. 2. No portion of the research project has been submitted in support of any application for any other degree or qualification of this or any other university, or other institutes of learning. 3. Equal contribution has been made by each group member in completing this research project. 4. The word count of this research project is 12,634.

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Name of Student: Mohd Farid Bin Jaafar Ng Ong Kai chuan Teoh Kai Xuan

Student ID: 07UKB02453 07UKB00543 07UKB02530

Signature:

Date:

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We would like to thank our supervisor, Mr. Eugene Pek Chuen Khee for sharing the useful advices and supportive guidelines. We appreciate the valuable time that he spend and shared with us whenever we need his assistance. Without these, our research project could not be done smoothly and successfully. Besides, we would also like thank all the respondents who spend their valuable time to answer the questionnaire. The co-operation and valuable feedbacks are appreciated. Finally, we thank our family members for supporting us during the tough time doing this dissertation. Without their support, we would not be able to make this far. Thank you for being there when we need you the most.

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Copyright Page……………………………………………………………………………. Declaration………………………………………………………………………………... Acknowledgement………………………………………………………………………... Table of Contents…………………………………………………………………………. List of Tables………………………..……………………………………………………. List of Figures……………………….……………………………………………………. Preface…………………………………………………………………………………….. Abstract……………………………...……………………………………………………. CHAPTER 1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 2 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 3 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5.1 3.5.2 3.6 3.7 3.81 3.8.2 4 4.1.1 4.1.2 4.1.3 4.1.4 4.1.5 4.1.6 4.1.7 4.1.8 4.1.9 4.2.1 INTRODUCTION Introduction ………………………………………………………….. Background of Agriculture Multifunctionality……………………… Problem Statement…………………………………………………. Objectives...………………………………………………………... Significance of Study …………………………………………….... LITERATURE REVIEW Empirical Studies on Multifunctionality Agriculture issue………….. Empirical studies on Contingent Valuation Method............................ Empirical studies on Willingness to Pay (WTP) ……………………. Empirical studies on identifying socio-economic variables…………. Empirical studies on Tobit model and OLS…………………………. Research Method Methodology…………………………………………………………. Multifucntionality of Agriculture……………………………………. Economic Model…………………………………………………… .. Conpensating Surplus……………………………………………...... Ordinary Least Square Regression Model…………………………… Tobit Model………………………………………………………….. Survey Design……………………………………………………….. Questionaire Design………………………………………………… Model Specification…………………………………………………. Test Hypothesis……………………………………………………… Research Result……………………………………………………… Report of Respondents’ Willingness to...
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