The impact of the 2002-03 drought on the economy and agricultural employment
AbstractThis 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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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Treasury, Australian Government in its journal Economic Roundup.
Volume (Year): (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
rural employment; drought; regional Australia;
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