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A Profile of Employment in the Agri-Food Sector


  • Fiarchuk, R.
  • Beaulieu, Y.
  • Wood, S.
  • Bolton, D.


The paper is organized into seven major sections. The first focuses on general employment patterns in Canada; the second compare employment patterns across sectors, the third describes employment patterns in the agri-food sector, the forth looks at full time part time employment patterns; the fifth explores employment patterns by provinces, the sixth describes employment patterns by age cohort, and the final section examines differences in employment patterns by gender.

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  • Fiarchuk, R. & Beaulieu, Y. & Wood, S. & Bolton, D., 1997. "A Profile of Employment in the Agri-Food Sector," Papers 1/97, Gouvernement du Canada - Agriculture Canada.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:cagoag:1/97

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    1. Townshend, J. & Martin, L. & van Duren, E., 1991. "Review of the Canadian Meat Import Act," Papers 7-91, Gouvernement du Canada - Agriculture Canada.
    2. Karl D. Meilke, 1991. "Methods of Measuring Net Benefits for Agriculture," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 39(4), pages 823-834, December.
    3. Martin, L. & van Duren, Erna & Townshend, Jim & Reenstra-Bryant, Robin, 1991. "Review of the Canadian Meat Import Act," Working Papers 244074, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
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    JEL classification:

    • J43 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Agricultural Labor Markets
    • J20 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - General


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