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An Analysis of Occupational Health in Pork Production

Terrance M. Hurley, James B. Kliebenstein and Peter F. Orazem.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Economics of Health; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Data on attendees at the World Pork Expo from 1991–95 are used to evaluate the impact of farming generally, and hog farming and confinement operations more specifically, on the measured...

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Contract and Exit Decisions in Finisher Hog Production

Fengxia Dong, David A. Hennessy and Helen H. Jensen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 9870 words.

Finisher hog production in North America has shifted toward larger units and contract format since 1990. Exit among independent growers has been high. We develop a model showing that...

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A Declining Farm Workforce: Analysis of Panel Data from Rural Mexico

Diane Charlton and J. Edward Taylor.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 10582 words.

Analysis of nationally representative individual-level panel data from 1980 to 2010 reveals a significant negative trend in the agricultural labor supply from rural Mexico, which is the...

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Demand for on-farm permanent hired labour on family holdings: a comment

Ayal Kimhi.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Agricultural Economics. 2176 words.

This comment discusses several aspects of the recent paper by Blanc et al. (2008), focussing on the link between the theoretical and empirical models. It argues that there is an...

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Discussion: Off-Farm Employment, Government Policy, and the Structure of Agriculture—An International Perspective

Wallace E. Huffman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics. 1757 words.

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Do CAP payments reduce farm labour migration? A panel data analysis across EU regions

Alessandro Olper, Valentina Raimondi, Daniele Cavicchioli and Mauro Vigani.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 12731 words.

This paper deals with the determinants of out-farm migration across the European Union (EU) regions focusing on the role played by CAP payments. We add to the existing literature in three...

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Farm Income Variability and the Supply of Off-Farm Labor

Ashok K. Mishra and Barry K. Goodwin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1997; p ublished online August 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

If farmers are risk averse, greater farm income variability should increase off-farm labor supply. This effect is confirmed for a sample of Kansas farmers. Off-farm employment of farmers...

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Gender and Agriculture: Inefficiencies, Segregation, and Low Productivity Traps

Andre Croppenstedt, Markus Goldstein and Nina Rosas.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Agricultural Economics. 11114 words.

Women make essential contributions to agriculture in developing countries, where they constitute approximately 43 percent of the agricultural labor force. However, female farmers typically...

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Households' Income-Generating Activities and Marginal Returns to Labour in Rural Tanzania

Måns Nerman.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics. 10869 words.

This study uses detailed household-level data to assess whether rural Tanzanian households seem able to allocate labour so as to maximise their incomes, and what factors determine if they...

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Impacts of Policy Reforms on the Supply of Mexican Labor to U.S. Farms: New Evidence from Mexico

Stephen R. Boucher, Aaron Smith, J. Edward Taylor and Antonio Yúnez-Naude.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 5839 words.

The availability of immigrant farm-workers from Mexico is a critical factor affecting the U.S. fresh fruit and vegetable sector. This paper uses retrospective panel data from rural Mexico...

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