Genetically Modified Crops and Labor Savings in US Crop Production
AbstractIn spite of widespread adoption there is mixed evidence as to whether or not adopting Genetically Modified (GM) crops increase farm welfare. One possible reason for widespread adoption is labor savings. Using a treatment effect model we estimate the labor savings associated with adopting a GM crop.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2007 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2007, Mobile, Alabama with number 34919.
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genetically modified crops; agricultural biotechnology; endogeneity; treatment effects; survey weights; Crop Production/Industries;
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