Production Impact Of Labor Outmigration On Agrarian Economies: The Case Of Corn Farmers In Central And Southern Areas In Mexico
AbstractFarm productivity in agrarian economies is frequently and considerably altered by the outmigration of household labor. Using household survey data we examine labor outmigration impact on corn farmers of the central and south regions of Mexico. Specifically, comparative changes in labor productivity are estimated in a sequential production technology specification with nonlinear components in the context of different agricultural environments.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper 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 20663.
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- Eswaran, Mukesh & Kotwal, Ashok, 1986. "Access to Capital and Agrarian Production Organisation," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 96(382), pages 482-98, June.
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