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The Meaning of Kinship in Sharecropping Contracts

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  • Seiichi Fukui
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    Analysis of a household survey from the Philippines shows that the behavior of sharecroppers with a kinship relation with their landlord is not affected by the disincentive effects of product and factor sharing, while behavior of the other sharecroppers responds to the contract terms. We characterize the meaning of kinship ties through a survey of opinion conducted among tenants. The survey shows that kin landlords help or are expected to help more frequently in case of emergency than other landlords, and they do so with a wider range of instruments, providing the incentive for cooperative behavior in sharecropping contracts among kin. Copyright 1997, Oxford University Press.

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    Article provided by Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in its journal American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 79 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 394-406

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    Handle: RePEc:oup:ajagec:v:79:y:1997:i:2:p:394-406

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