Farm Mechanization and the Farm Labor Market: A Socioeconomic Model of Induced Innovation
AbstractA cost function approach of induced innovation is used to measure the biases in U.S. agricultural technology between 1969-1999. The rate of technological change is explained by socioeconomic variables. The post-IRCA results show that an increasingly illegal workforce significantly induces contract labor using technology, and significantly induces capital saving technology.
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Date of creation: 2005
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Farm Management; Labor and Human Capital;
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- Napasintuwong, Orachos & Emerson, Robert D., 2003. "Farm Mechanization And The Farm Labor Market: A Socioeconomic Model Of Induced Innovation," 2003 Annual Meeting, February 1-5, 2003, Mobile, Alabama 35117, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
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