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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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Conservation Payments, Liquidity Constraints, and Off-Farm Labor: Impact of the Grain-for-Green Program on Rural Households in China

Emi Uchida, Scott Rozelle and Jintao Xu.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics. 10181 words.

This study evaluates the labor response of rural households participating in the Grain-for-Green program in China, the largest payments for ecosystem services program in the developing...

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Consumption Commitments and Employment Contracts

Andrew Postlewaite, Larry Samuelson and Dan Silverman.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 10226 words.

We examine an economy in which the cost of consuming some goods can be reduced by making commitments that reduce flexibility. We show that such consumption commitments can induce consumers...

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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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Contractual Incompleteness, Unemployment, and Labour Market Segmentation

Steffen Altmann, Armin Falk, Andreas Grunewald and David Huffman.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Design of Experiments; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Labour and Demographic Economics. 15623 words.

This article provides evidence that involuntary unemployment, and the segmentation of labour markets into firms offering “good” and “bad” jobs, may both arise as a consequence of...

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Crop Prices, Agricultural Revenues, and the Rural Economy1

Jeremy G. Weber, Conor Wall, Jason Brown and Tom Hertz.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Economic Development. 8004 words.

Policy makers in the United States often justify agricultural subsidies by stressing that agriculture is the engine of the rural economy. We use the increase in crop prices in the late...

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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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Decomposing the Labor Market Earnings Inequality: The Public and Private Sectors in Vietnam, 1993–2006

Clément Imbert.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2013; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 9313 words.

In contrast with the typical transition to a market economy, earnings inequality in Vietnam between 1993 and 2006 appears to have decreased, and the earnings gap in favor of public...

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Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health

Scott Cunningham and Manisha Shah.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Particular Labour Markets; Law and Economics. 14923 words.

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Most governments in the world, including the U.S., prohibit sex work. Given these types of laws rarely change and are fairly uniform across regions,...

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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...

Determinants of Agricultural Economic Faculty Salaries: A Quarter of a Century Later

Bill B. Golden, Leah J. Tsoodle, Oluwarotimi O. Odeh and Allen M. Featherstone.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Economic Sociology. 2848 words.

This research studies factors that influence the salary level of university agricultural economists. Comparisons to previous work suggest that the impact of a single publication on salary...

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