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The Impact Of Local Labor Market Conditions On The Off-Farm Earnings Of Farm Operators

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  • Gunter, Lewell F.
  • McNamara, Kevin T.
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    Local labor market characteristics are theoretically relevant to the determination of off-farm earnings of farm operators, but the empirical analysis of these effects has been hindered by a lack of appropriate data. This study employs the new census public use micro-data sample, PUMS-D, to investigate the effect of local labor market characteristics on off-farm earnings of farm operators. The PUMS-D data allow local characteristics to be defined on a labor market area basis, rather than on a political boundary basis. For a sample of Georgia farm operators, local labor market size, unemployment rates, and industrial structure were found to have significant impacts on off-farm employment and earnings.

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    Article provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its journal Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 22 (1990)
    Issue (Month): 01 (July)
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:sojoae:29901

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    Keywords: Labor and Human Capital;

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    1. William T. Dickens & Kevin Lang, 1985. "A Test of Dual Labor Market Theory," NBER Working Papers 1314, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Heckman, James, 2013. "Sample selection bias as a specification error," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 31(3), pages 129-137.
    3. Huffman, Wallace, 1980. "Farm and Off-Farm Work Decisions: The Role of Human Capital," Staff General Research Papers 10973, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
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    1. Peake, Whitney O. & Marshall, Maria I., 2009. "Has the "Farm Problem" Disappeared? A Comparison of Household and Self-Employment Income Levels of the Farm and Nonfarm Self-Employed," 2009 Annual Meeting, January 31-February 3, 2009, Atlanta, Georgia 46304, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
    2. Kayastha, P. & Rauniyar, Ganesh P. & Parker, W.J., 1999. "Determinants of off-farm employment in eastern rural Nepal," 1999 Conference (43th), January 20-22, 1999, Christchurch, New Zealand 123825, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.

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