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The impact of the 2002-03 drought on the economy and agricultural employment

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  • Lan Lu

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

  • David Hedley

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

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    This article seeks to document some of the economic effects of the 2002-03 drought, presenting a summary of the major macro-economic impacts before discussing the effect on agricultural employment in light of longer term trends. The article then examines the agricultural outlook and prospects for recovery from drought.

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    Article provided by Treasury, Australian Government in its journal Economic Roundup.

    Volume (Year): (2004)
    Issue (Month): 1 (April)
    Pages: 25-43

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    Handle: RePEc:tsy:journl:journl_tsy_er_2004_1_2

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    Keywords: rural employment; drought; regional Australia;

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    1. Rowan Roberts & Nicole Mitchell & Justin Douglas, 2006. "Water and Australia’s future economic growth," Economic Roundup, Treasury, Australian Government, issue 1, pages 53-69, March.

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