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Academic Opportunities Outside the Land Grant System: Exploring a Niche Market for Agricultural Economics Ph.D. Students

Jeffrey Hyde and Stephen B. Lovejoy.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets. 0 words.

Ph.D. students in agricultural economics, like any other discipline, face great uncertainty when pursuing academic employment. This is particularly true for those who want to pursue a...

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Addressing the Gender Pay Gap in Ethiopia: How Crucial is the Quest for Education Parity?

Alexandre Kolev and Pablo Suárez Robles.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 16340 words.

This paper uses the 2005 Ethiopian Labour Force Survey to analyse the gender pay gap in Ethiopia. A particular attention is drawn on the relative importance of education parity to mitigate...

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Agricultural Labor Adjustments in Transition Countries: The Role of Migration and Impact on Poverty*

Karen Macours and Johan F. M. Swinnen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 2840 words.

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Agricultural Labor in Russia: Efficiency and Profitability*

William Liefert, Zvi Lerman, Bruce Gardner and Eugenia Serova.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 2580 words.

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Austerity in America: gender and community consequences of restructuring the public sector

Amy K. Glasmeier and Christa R. Lee-Chuvala.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Demographic Economics; Health, Education, and Welfare. 8733 words.

One in three jobs is generated by the public sector and requires workers with advanced schooling. Since the 1970s, private sector wages for men have stagnated while their educational...

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Better Technology, Better Plots, or Better Farmers? Identifying Changes in Productivity and Risk among Malagasy Rice Farmers

Christopher B. Barrett, Christine M. Moser, Oloro V. McHugh and Joeli Barison.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 11664 words.

We introduce a method for properly attributing observed productivity and risk changes among new production methods, farmers, and plots by controlling for farmer and plot heterogeneity....

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Better Technology, Better Plots, or Better Farmers? Identifying Changes in Productivity and Risk among Malagasy Rice Farms: A Comment

Zhuo Chen and Steven T. Yen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 1416 words.

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Can the Economy Explain the Explosion in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Caseload? An Assessment of the Local-level Approach

Jacob Alex Klerman and Caroline Danielson.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Particular Labour Markets. 12138 words.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has grown rapidly in recent years—by about 50% in the seven years between 2000 and 2007, and by another 70% in the four years between...

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The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation

Kenneth R. Ahern and Amy K. Dittmar.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Regulation. 16559 words.

In 2003, a new law required that 40% of Norwegian firms' directors be women—at the time only 9% of directors were women. We use the prequota cross-sectional variation in female board...

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The Consequences of Rising Youth Obesity for U.S. Military Academy Admissions

John Cawley and Johanna Catherine Maclean.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Particular Labour Markets; Economics of Health. 7390 words.

This study estimates the percentage of the U.S. age-eligible population that exceeds weight-for-height admission standards of U.S. Military Academies, the undergraduate institutions that...

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