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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Welfare Implications of Community Forest Plantations in Developing Countries: The Orissa Social Forestry Project

Gunnar Köhlin and Gregory S. Amacher.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 9944 words.

Community forest plantations are a common intervention in developing countries. We use household and remote sensing data from Orissa, India, to estimate welfare effects of community forest...

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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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More skilled, better paid: labour-market returns to postsecondary vocational education

Petri Böckerman, Mika Haapanen and Christopher Jepsen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Education and Research Institutions. 9550 words.

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Outside the USA, relatively little is known about the labour-market returns to postsecondary vocational (or polytechnic) education. Yet, polytechnics...

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The impact of LAWA on the family labour supply among farm households

Tianyuan Luo, Genti Kostandini and Jeffrey L Jordan.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Law and Economics. 8759 words.

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This article examines the impact of the Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA) on the farm occupation decisions of family labour in agricultural households....

The Care Economy in Africa: Subsistence Production and Unpaid Care

Nancy Folbre.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Welfare and Poverty. 9992 words.

What do we know about the extent and value of the care economy in Africa, and why does this matter? This paper outlines a theoretical framework for analysing the care economy, including...

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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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Job security and job protection

Andrew Clark and Fabien Postel-Vinay.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2009; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare and Poverty; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 12772 words.

We construct indicators of the perception of job security for various job types in 12 European countries using individual data from the European Community Household Panel (ECHP). We then...

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National Wage Trends and Migration in a Chinese Village Economy: A Micro Level Modeling Approach Based on a Composite Utility Function

Ulrich Kleinwechter and Harald Grethe.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 14355 words.

China’s economy is experiencing a regime shift away from a fully elastic supply of labor from a large pool of rural surplus labor and toward a situation of increasing labor scarcity and...

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