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Men'S Crops? Women'S Crops? Gender Patterns Of Cropping In Ghana

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Three issues regarding gender patterns of cropping in Ghana are examined to disentangle whether observed patterns are based on gender or on factors correlated with gender. First, can "men's" and "women's" crops can be distinguished in household survey data? Second, is gender is a determinant of crop choice? Finally, which women grow "men's crops"?

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  • Doss, Cheryl R., 2001. "Men'S Crops? Women'S Crops? Gender Patterns Of Cropping In Ghana," 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL 20624, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea01:20624
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.20624
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    1. Doss, Cheryl R. & Morris, Michael L., 2001. "How does gender affect the adoption of agricultural innovations?: The case of improved maize technology in Ghana," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 25(1), pages 27-39, June.
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