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Risk and Insurance in Sharecropping

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  • Luis H.B. Braido

    (Getulio Vargas Foundation, Graduate School of Economics)

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This essay summarizes some recent empirical contributions on two aspects of sharecropping: (i) the effects of the contractual form (incentive power and contract length) on resource allocation and farm performance; and (ii) the exogenous elements behind the choice of different contractual forms.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Risk and Insurance with number 0508002.

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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: 30 Aug 2005
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpri:0508002

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Keywords: Empirical; Sharecropping; Survey;

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