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Transactional framework of sharecropping: empirical evidence

  • Chew, Tek-Ann
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    Share contracts in Malaysian mbber smallholdings. Land Econ., 67: 85-98; Chew, Tek-Ann, 1993. The Transactional framework of sharecropping: further implications. Can. J. Agric. Econ., 41: 209-221.] proposed a transactional framework of sharecropping that accommodates both the Marshallian and the Cheungian equilibria. An important conclusion arising thereof is the hypothesis that Cheung's sharecropping equilibrium is the rarity while the Marshallian equilibrium is the norm. In this paper, we collated some recent evidences to verify this hypothesis. The evidences support the Marshallian equilibrium, thereby providing indirect support for the transactional framework of sharecropping.

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    Article provided by International Association of Agricultural Economists in its journal Agricultural Economics of Agricultural Economists.

    Volume (Year): 18 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)

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    Handle: RePEc:ags:iaaeaj:174330
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    1. Shaban, Radwan Ali, 1987. "Testing between Competing Models of Sharecropping," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 95(5), pages 893-920, October.
    2. Quibria, M G & Rashid, Salim, 1986. "Sharecropping in Dual Agrarian Economies: A Synthesis," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 38(1), pages 94-111, March.
    3. Otsuka, Keijiro & Hayami, Yujiro, 1988. "Theories of Share Tenancy: A Critical Survey," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 37(1), pages 31-68, October.
    4. Tek-Ann Chew, 1993. "The Transactional Framework of Sharecropping: Further Implications," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 41(2), pages 209-221, 07.
    5. Tek-Ann Chew, 1991. "Share Contracts in Malaysian Rubber Smallholdings," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 67(1), pages 85-98.
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