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Empleo Y Desarrollo Regional De Paraguay: El Impacto De La Producción De Soja Y Otros Factores


  • Cohener, G.
  • Aguayo, Eva


Paraguay se encuentra entre los principales productores y exportadores de soja del mundo. En este trabajo analizamos la relación entre la producción de soja y el empleo, los niveles de pobreza, el estado de la salud y la migración en los principales departamentos productores de soja. Finalmente, nuestros modelos econométricos ponen de manifiesto la incidencia de este producto sobre el empleo y el ingreso promedio para el período 2003-07. Paraguay is among the leading producers and exporters of soybeans. In this paper we analyze the relationship between soybean production and employment, poverty level, health status and migration in the major soybean-producing regions. Finally, our econometric models show the impact of this product on employment and income in the period 2003-07.

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  • Cohener, G. & Aguayo, Eva, 2009. "Empleo Y Desarrollo Regional De Paraguay: El Impacto De La Producción De Soja Y Otros Factores," Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 9(2).
  • Handle: RePEc:eaa:eerese:v:9:y2009:i:9_14

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    empleo; desarrollo regional; producción de soja; Paraguay; América del Sur; MERCOSUR ; employment; regional development; Soya production; Paraguay; South America; MERCOSUR;

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    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology
    • Q1 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture
    • R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics
    • R15 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Econometric and Input-Output Models; Other Methods


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