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Men'S Crops? Women'S Crops? Gender Patterns Of Cropping In Ghana

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  • Doss, Cheryl R.

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Three issues regarding gender patterns of cropping in Ghana are examined to disentangle whether observed patterns are based on gender or on factors correlated with gender. First, can "men's" and "women's" crops can be distinguished in household survey data? Second, is gender is a determinant of crop choice? Finally, which women grow "men's crops"?

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Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL with number 20624.

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Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea01:20624

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Keywords: Crop Production/Industries; Labor and Human Capital;

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  1. Morris, Michael L. & Doss, Cheryl R., 1999. "How Does Gender Affect The Adoption Of Agricultural Innovations? The Case Of Improved Maize Technology In Ghana," 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN 21609, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  2. Doss, Cheryl R. & Morris, Michael L., 2001. "How does gender affect the adoption of agricultural innovations? The case of improved maize technology in Ghana," Agricultural Economics: The Journal of the International Association of Agricultural Economists, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 25(1), June.
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  1. La Ferrara, Eliana, 2007. "Descent rules and strategic transfers. Evidence from matrilineal groups in Ghana," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 83(2), pages 280-301, July.

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